Environment and natural resources

Pollution and waste

Dialogue Forum 5: Surge in plastic waste during covid19 (in Thai)

In times when society has become widened with gaps and differences of views and opinions, one issue could be escalated into a crisis if there are no platforms available for appropriate discussion among all concerned.   The media, while informing and inspiring their audience, could also take ...

#Right2CleanAir Roadshow: From 2.5 to Zero
#Right2CleanAir

Air pollution is an invisible enemy, killing over 4 million people globally each year. A clean air future requires systems-level change. Everyone – from civil society, the private sector and government – has a role to play. Aligning and prioritizing action based on data and facts ...

ONLINE PANEL DISCUSSION: Haze and Social (In)Justice in Southeast Asia: Past Experience and What Next?
Haze and Social (In)Justice in Southeast Asia: Past Experience and What Next?

In this our first Political Ecology in Asia Seminar, coinciding with the International Conference on New Research in International Development, Human Rights, and International Relations at a Time of Disruption, we focus on the issue of social justice and air pollution. The discussion will examine ...

NEW REPORT: Communities on the Frontlines of the Global Plastic Crisis

When China took action to protect its borders from foreign plastic pollution by effectively shutting its doors to plastic waste imports in the beginning of 2018, it threw the global plastic recycling industry into chaos. Wealthy countries had grown accustomed to exporting their plastic problems, with ...

GAIA

Joint Statement between the United States of America and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

At the invitation of President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang, President of the United States of America Donald J. Trump paid a state visit to Hanoi, Vietnam, from November 11 to 12, 2017.[] 14. The leaders noted that, as a partner of ...

The White House

US EPA confirms continuity of open data service

US Environmental Protection Agency Public Affairs Director confirms that EPA’s Open Data Web service will not be turned off, given a continuing resolution is passed on April 28, 2017. The service will remain operational and available.Read more at Bernadette Hyland’s Medium article. ...

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