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2018/06/20 | Global Voices
Activists from Vietnam and Taiwan Team Up to Tackle Fishy Formosa Plastics
Campaigners are struggling to hold anyone accountable two years after the devastating toxic spill.
2018/06/15 | Mongabay
Ever Heard of Thorium? It's the Nuclear Fuel Even Indonesia Is Considering
A little known yet arguably safer and more plentiful nuclear fuel, thorium, is making a comeback in traditionally anti-nuclear Indonesia.
2018/06/13 | Mongabay
Indonesia Elections: Corruption, Land Sales and Environmental Crisis
Land sales by corrupt politicians to pay off corporate donors are driving electoral, environmental and social crises in the Indonesia.
2018/06/08 | The Interpreter
China's Damming Control of Mekong, South China Sea Pincers Southeast Asia
China's control of dams above the Mekong and islands in the South China Sea strategically sandwiches Southeast Asia.
The Timor-Leste Tree: How East Timor Nearly Lost Its Illustrious Sandalwood
The fate of the sandalwood tree is inextricably linked to East Timor's turbulent history.
2018/06/06 | The Third Pole
BOOK REVIEW: 'Happy Dreams' a China Trashpicker's Gem
The book is not just a literary tour de force, but also an intimate insight into the hopes and despair of migrant workers in China.
2018/05/30 | Mongabay
Southeast Asia's Road Building Spree Splinters Ecosystems
Weaknesses in mapping roads in these areas leads to blank spots where illegal deforestation can occur.