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Satellites help Mekong get ready for disasters

Satellite imagery is to be used to help Asia’s Lower Mekong region better predict and cope with floods and other disasters and increase climate change.resilience.
from USAID, NASA on Sep 1, 2015.
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Tropical forests 'on the edge'

Tropical rainforests could largely disappear by the end of the century, warns a report commissioned by the Club of Rome.
from WWF on Sep 2, 2015.

New Sierra Leone ebola case prompts vaccine trial expansion

Detection of a new ebola case in Sierra Leone has prompted the use of an experimental vaccine to fight the disease.
from UN on Sep 1, 2015.

Indonesia Orders Flooding of Villages Behind New Dam

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has ordered a dam delayed for decades to be switched on, though thousands of villagers have yet to receive compensation.
from International Rivers on Sep 1, 2015.

Japan accused of 'gambling with health' over whalemeat

As Japan’s coastal whale and dolphin hunting season begins, an environmental group says citizens continue to be exposed to heavily polluted whale and dolphin products.
from Environmental Investigation Agency on Sep 1, 2015.
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South Africa's 'great unwashed' grow tired of the cycle of injustice

The Marikana inquiry shows how the state and capital in South Africa collude to shaft society's poorest.
from Mauil&Guardian on Sep 2, 2015.

The nationals and the internationals

Nepal’s earthquake is testing the uncomfortable partnership between the government and international donor agencies.
from Himal on Aug 31, 2015.
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How cities can beat the heat

Rising temperatures are threatening urban areas, but efforts to cool them may not work as planned.
from Nature on Aug 31, 2015.
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