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18/7/2014
"Climate change increases the likelihood of war and terrorism," President Obama said earlier this summer. The Pentagon and a distinguished committee of retired generals and admirals both produced reports earlier this year highlighting the ...   
19/6/2014
A report by the US credit ratings agency Standard and Poors says climate change and specifically global warming is going to be the second global mega trend that will affect sovereign credit risk. The report has ranked Cambodia's economy ...   
14/6/2014
OVER a billion people will watch. The 2014 Football World Cup Final on July 13 is likely to be the world’s most-watched television event in history.This impressively shows just how connected the world became, via the TV, or the Internet ...   
16/5/2014
Today, the Center for American Progress released the latest report in a series on the intersecting phenomena of climate, migration, and security. This new report examines the implications of this nexus in five Chinese hotspots and discusses their ...   
27/3/2014
Americans have just endured one of the coldest winters in memory, so global warming may not be on their radar. But a new U.N. panel report has just refocused the public debate on a problem some scientists call the greatest threat facing the ...   
17/2/2014
Recent decades have likely been the wettest on record in the semi-arid Tibetan plateau, researchers say, warning that any further large-scale warming might lead to even greater rainfall in Tibet, the birthplace for Asia's great ...   
8/2/2014
On Jan. 17, scientists downloaded fresh data from a pair of NASA satellites and distributed the findings among the small group of researchers who track the world`s water reserves. At the University of California, Irvine, hydrologist James ...   
8/2/2014
On 17 January, scientists downloaded fresh data from a pair of Nasa satellites and distributed the findings among the small group of researchers who track the world's water reserves. At the University of California, Irvine, hydrologist James ...   
2/1/2014
As a young naval officer in Vietnam, John Kerry commanded a Swift boat up the dangerous rivers of the Mekong Delta. But when he returned there last month as secretary of state for the first time since 1969, he spoke not of past firefights but of ...   
26/12/2013
2013 was full of major developments in efforts to understand and protect the world's tropical rainforests. The following is a review of some of the major tropical forest-related news stories for the year. As a review, this post will not ...   
15/12/2013
As John Kerry's boat winds its way along the turbid waters of the Cai Nuoc river in Vietnam's Mekong Delta, the U.S secretary of state is taken back to the time he spent here as a commander of an American patrol boat during the Vietnam ...   
13/9/2013
Cultivation is believed to incur heavy damages from the climate change. The total cultivation output may decrease by 1-5 percent per annum, while the main crop yields, including rice, may decrease by 10 percent. It is estimated that 90 ...   
10/9/2013
WHEN AUSTRALIAN professors Colin Butler, Tony McMichael and Will Steffen stood up to talk climate change at a series of briefings in Canberra earlier this year there was something very different about the audience.This wasn't a forum ...   
14/7/2013
When the Nile delta flooded annually in ancient times, its rising waters destroyed rudimentary property markers and its receding waters deposited sediment, creating additional land. Both phenomena caused confusion and conflict among Egypt’s vital ...   
12/7/2013
Phan Dinh Duc leans against yellow sacks of freshly harvested rice. It’s a warm spring evening in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, and Duc, a local farmer, is waiting for traders to arrive by truck to purchase his produce and sell it on commodities ...   
11/7/2013
Phan Dinh Duc leans against yellow sacks of freshly harvested rice. It’s a warm spring evening in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, and Duc, a local farmer, is waiting for traders to arrive by truck to purchase his produce and sell it on commodities ...   
21/6/2013
Extreme heat, flooding and water and food shortages will rock South Asia and Africa by 2030 and render large sections of cities inhabitable, if the world continues to burn huge amounts of coal, oil and gas, the World Bank is warning."Turn ...   
9/6/2013
Climate change is likely to worsen floods on rivers such as the Ganges, the Nile and the Amazon this century while a few, including the now-inundated Danube, may become less prone, a Japanese-led scientific study said on Sunday. The ...   
21/5/2013
Fierce competition for water could trigger conflict unless nations cooperate to share the diminishing resource, leaders from Asia-Pacific nations warned on Monday. From Central to Southeast Asia, regional efforts to secure water have ...   
13/5/2013
Deforestation may significantly decrease the hydroelectric potential of tropical rainforest regions, warns a new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. The study, led by Claudia M. Stickler at the ...   
23/4/2013
Home to giant catfish and stingrays, feeding over 60 million people, and with the largest abundance of freshwater fish in the world, the Mekong River, and its numerous tributaries, brings food, culture, and life to much of Southeast Asia. Despite ...   
10/4/2013
Choking on China | Photo, Foreign Affairs
China is the world’s worst polluter -- home to 16 of the 20 dirtiest cities and the largest emitter of greenhouse gases. Recent headlines have been shocking: 16,000 decaying pig carcasses in Shanghai’s Whampoa River, dire air quality reports in ...   
9/4/2013
A climate-change study on the Lower Mekong Basin says Laos' and Vietnam's central highlands can anticipate declines in production of robusta coffee and forecasts the cash crop will become more suitable for northeastern Thailand. "For ...   
8/4/2013
Fish farms in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang. Climate change is likely to have a great impact on fish farming along the Mekong River as erratic rainfall will disrupt the flood pulse cycle of the river, predicts a new study. -- VNA/VNS ...   
29/3/2013
Scientists meeting in the Thai capital have warned extreme weather caused by climate change will reduce fish stocks and major crops in the Mekong River Basin if countries in Southeast Asia fail to adapt. However, they also warn dam building, much ...   

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