Southeast Asia and Pacific

In India, deadly disease is linked to deforestation

Where natural environments are healthy, the zoonoses Nipah and KFD are less likely to spread among humans

Post-truth politics

Depression and anxiety in the Philippines

In a personal piece, a journalist describes how the current political situation in the Philippines makes life a nightmare

Transformative agenda

115 plastic cups in the belly of a whale

Indonesia struggles with the waste of 280 million people. All too often, it ends up in the sea

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Indigenous peoples

Fighting “green colonialism”

Environmental activist Joan Carling explains what climate justice means for indigenous peoples


Forests are the world’s green lungs

KfW supports jungle areas in Laos and Vietnam, as these are carbon reservoirs and habitats for many endangered species

Relevant reading

In promotion of small businesses, prioritise social capital

Indonesian economist says social infrastructure is more important than hard infrastructure


Indonesia’s information gap affecting the disabled

For disabled people in Indonesia, getting access to reliable health information, including on Covid-19, is a particular challenge


In May, Filipino democracy may heal – or die

Why Marcos Jr. is amazingly unqualified to serve as president of the Philippines


Brave Filipina fighting for the factual truth

The independent website Rappler has become an indispensable source of information in the Philippines

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