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As dams rise along the Mekong, can leaders balance nature and development?

By Sarah Hauck

December 7, 2016
A new tool could help enable simpler — and smarter — decisions concerning critical freshwater sources.
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Why ‘walking’ sharks are at greater risk of extinction than we thought

By Mark Erdmann, Ph.D.

November 30, 2016
Although the habitats of many walking sharks are at least partially protected, new research reveals their survival may be in doubt.
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Charting a sustainable path in a land of peat, oil palm and pollution

By Sophie Bertazzo

November 17, 2016
Indonesia is the world’s top palm oil producer — yet too often, yields come at the expense of nature’s health.
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To improve crop yields, just add trees

By Syaiful Purba

October 20, 2016
In an Indonesian province plagued by deforestation, a group of women farmers has found a more sustainable way to feed their families.
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Trust fund to help protect some of Philippines’ last primary forests

By Molly Bergen

October 7, 2016
A new trust fund aims to finance the management of the Mount Mantalingahan Protected Landscape.
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