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A marathon without finish: Nigeria’s fight against polio

The battle against polio in Nigeria is being fought not only against the disease but against social mistrust and political violence. Yet the end could be in sight.
from New Internationalist on Jun 22, 2017.

What’s happening at Pakistan’s Gwadar port?

Despite big promises, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is yet to deliver local benefits, reports Zofeen T Ebrahim.
from China Dialogue on Jun 20, 2017.

China's bike-sharing schemes: Flourishing or running riot?

One year in and bike sharing apps are transforming Chinese cities, but oversight and environmental impacts are a concern.
from China Dialogue on Jun 13, 2017.

China to release plan for tackling e-waste by end of year

New reforms will target manufacturers of cars, lead batteries and drinks packaging, writes Feng Hao.
from China Dialogue on Jun 7, 2017.

Climate change and the world’s oceans

The vital link between oceans and climate change is among the issues at the forefront of discussions at the United Nations Ocean Conference taking place in New York on 5 to 9 June.
from UN on Jun 6, 2017.

The 'disease of the wind' should have died out

Kasimu's upper lip has been eaten away by a deadly, ancient illness that has also ravaged her right cheek, nose and eye.
from allAfrica on Jun 2, 2017.

Fiji’s eco-resorts lead the way to a green economy

Fiji's eco-resorts lead the world’s eco-tourism industry with a formula for sustainability, not solely for the benefit of tourists, nor just for profit.
from Environment News Service on Jun 1, 2017.

Congo's bad year Is about to get worse

For a country that has witnessed millions of deaths, brutal colonial rule, and devastating dictatorship, the past year in the D R Congo still stands out as bleak.
from AllAfrica, IRINI on May 26, 2017.

Fate of world’s wildlife hangs on sustainable tourism

“While wildlife keeps all of us alive, its future is squarely in our hands. We alone will determine the fate of the world’s wildlife and so our own destiny.”
from WWF on May 25, 2017.

A dying Indian river returns to life

A seven-year river rejuvenation project aims at bringing back river Kumudavathi by recharging groundwater
from Down to Earth on May 22, 2017.
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