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Facebook launches solar-powered drone for internet access

Facebook has revealed its first full-scale drone, which it plans to use to provide internet access in remote parts of the world.
from The Guardian on Jul 31, 2015.
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12m people have no cooking arrangements in India, says study

Around 12 million Indians have no proper cooking arrangements, according to the National Sample Survey Organisation.
from Down to Earth on Aug 3, 2015.

Make children the election winner, Myanmar candidates urged

The UN Children's Fund has urged candidates in Myanmar's elections “to make new commitments for children” to raise spending on health, education and social welfare.
from UN on Aug 3, 2015.

State of emergency declared over Myanmar floods

Myanmar President Thein Sein has visited rural regions where a state of emergency in the wake of monsoon rains that displaced tens of thousands and flooded swathes of rice paddy.
from Herald Scotland on Aug 2, 2015.

Environmentalists welcome failure of 'destructive' trade negotiations

An international environmental group has welcomed what it termed the failure of "environmentally destructive" US-Pacific trade talks,
from Friends of the Earth on Aug 1, 2015.
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Palm oil: strong action needed

After years of talk, the palm-oil industry is looking into adopting environmental standards. Such rules must be strong, and need to be implemented.
from Nature on Jul 31, 2015.

Cecil tragedy? Think of the billions of other animals we kill

The death of Cecil the Zimbabwean lion was a tragedy, but his life was no more valuable than any of the millions of farmed animals killed every day, says The Vegan Society.
from Vegan Society on Jul 30, 2015.
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The Maldivian political thriller

Democracy is being challenged as the Maldivian government leverages to make the opposition toe the line, says Azra Naseem.
from Himal on Jul 31, 2015.
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