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2018/12/28 | AsiaGlobal Online

Mind Pollution: How Dirty Air Harms Human Cognition

A study shows that air pollution has a massive detrimental impact on human cognition.

2018/10/26 | Madeleine Work

OPINION: Taipei Should Have a Car Free Day

Taipei and Taiwan's other cities would benefit enormously from a few days break from the tyranny of the gas-guzzling automobile.

2018/07/27 | Mongabay

Modernizing Malaysia: The Blessings and Stresses of an Infrastructure Explosion

Malaysia is undertaking a breakneck building spree that is lifting its economy while placing its environment and politics under pressure.

2018/05/04 | The Conversation

Crops in Central China's Rice Belt Soaked in Toxic Mercury

Fish is often seen as the main source of mercury in food, but the brain damaging pollutant can be absorbed just as easily through rice.

2018/04/19 | Policy Forum

OPINION: Vietnam Grossly Mismanages Its Water Resources

With a growing population, increasing pollution, extreme weather events and ineffective government, Vietnam is due to face a watery calamity.

2018/02/21 | Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine

Kaohsiung Fights to Reclaim Polluted Ground

Kaohsiung will struggle to get its oil-soaked soil back to baseline.

2017/10/17 | Andrew Kerslake

Pollution and Industrial Smog Cloud Taiwan's Bicycle Paradise

Taiwan's ambitions to be a cycling paradise are blighted by industrial eyesores and local governments that turn a blind eye to polluters flaunting regulatory loopholes.

2017/10/12 | Dinah Gardner

Nano this Plastic Should Be in Our Water

For the first in a regular bi-weekly series on the environment in Taiwan, Green Bulletin interviews the policy head of the Taipei American School's team as they prepare to solve Taiwan's nanoplastic problems for iGEM, a world-leading student synthetic biology competition.

2017/07/27 | Yuan-Ming Chiao

Why China’s Attempts to Curb Air Pollution are Facing Resistance

According to a report by Caixin earlier this month, 33 incidents of industry obstructions occurred in more than half the localities under inspection since April.

2017/07/01 | Liu Qin and Zhang Chun

Are Bike-Sharing Schemes Running Riot?

One year in and bike sharing apps are transforming Chinese cities, but oversight and environmental impacts are a concern.

2017/05/19 | Morley J Weston

INFOGRAPHIC: Taiwan’s Cities are One Giant Heat Sink

If you want to keep cool in Taiwan, start growing some rice or fish.

2017/03/06 | Alok Gupta

Bihar’s Toxic Textile Industry

The textile industry of Patwa Toli is polluting rivers and groundwater in the Indian state of Bihar, but businesses have failed to clean up their act claiming they provide essential jobs