Tag Archives: Asia
Mongolia’s government is attempting to cut down on pollution caused by the burning of coal and wood by subsidising clean stoves. Mongolia is known as the “Land of Eternal Blue Sky”, but its capital of Ulaanbaatar is one of the … Continue reading
In China, animal rights activism is flourishing with increasing numbers of people seeing animals as pets, not protein. For centuries, China has raised dogs, cats and other animals for food and for use in traditional medicines. But as the country grows … Continue reading
India is working to improve its sanitation systems by attempting to stop the illegal collection and disposal of human waste. Many challenges still remain despite the success of non-government rehabilitation programs to help the women collecting the waste.
The head of an environment measurement index has denied media reports suggesting it found air quality in the Indian capital, Delhi, to be worse than the China’s capital, Beijing. The Environmental Preference Index did not rank cities as it did not have comparative data, … Continue reading
An 11-foot long (3 metre) giant squid was caught alive off Japan this week. The squid died before reaching shore on Tuesday. It will be used for research.
Sinabung volcano continues spewing volcanic material into air forcing more villagers to flee. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
At least 16 people are have died following a factory fire in China. It happened at shoe manufacturer in the city of Wenling in Zhejiang province. The cause of the fire is unknown.