Six Sagaing residents fined for obstructing Wanbao Co., which they accuse of dumping waste; Chinese employee of the firm fined for injuring villager in vehicle accident.
Top court orders India’s Maharashtra state government to stop cutting down trees to make way for Mumbai railway after protesters claim project will worsen pollution.
Rising levels of hazardous small particles in the air in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City prompt Vietnamese authorities to issue health warnings.
As rains arrive, the end is in sight for fires that have sent a choking haze across Southeast Asia, Indonesia’s disaster agency says.
Electric scooter tragedy in Singapore spotlights difficulties of regulating the devices as Asian cities try to rein in gridlock and congestion caused by regular vehicles.
Critics of Hong Kong govt’s East Lantau Metropolis megaproject say there are cheaper, greener ways to ease the city’s housing crisis than creating artificial islands.
Meet the residents of the Wingabaw elephant orphanage in Myanmar’s Bago Region; some were rescued from traps, while others lost their parents to poaching.
Malaysia expects a 50 percent jump in exports of the fruit that some say smells like an “open sewer” by 2030, with big farms backed by big investors spurring growth.
“Energy poverty has been defined as people not having heating. Now that is potentially going to shift, and we could have cooling poverty,” one researcher warns.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, leading efforts to scrap such plastics by 2022, is launching the campaign on the birth anniversary of independence leader Mahatma Gandhi.
An alliance of global plastic and consumer goods makers funding a $1 billion anti-plastic waste program said it will prioritize Southeast Asia—the largest ocean polluter.
As rivers, reservoirs and wells go dry across a parched region of 20 million, about 600 "Jal Sahelis," or water women friends, are trying to fix perennial water woes.
If another five percent of the forest burns, scientists warn it will trigger a cycle of forest dieback that turns earth’s largest tropical rainforest into savannah.
An educational weather station at a village school in southern India is teaching children about climate change and helping their parent’s harvest more from their land.
Growing environmental concerns over concrete and rapid advances in engineered wood, wooden structures are sprouting across Europe, North American and the Asia Pacific.