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How many visitors to Angkor Wat consider what led its creators to abandon the largest city of its time?
Continue reading "In Cambodia, Environmental Challenges Mirror the Past"
Viridian wanted its staff to see firsthand how power and fresh water provision can transform communities.
Continue reading "American Renewable Energy Company Aids Green Growth in West Java"
Despite their reverence for nature, local communities were unaware of how certain actions could damage ecosystems.
Continue reading "Education Campaign Reduces Plastic Pollution in Southwest China"
Conservation agreements motivate people to protect local ecosystems in exchange for community-determined benefits.
Continue reading "Community-based Conservation Spreading Fast in China"
This year, I have seen Indonesia take incredible steps to protect these fascinating — and valuable — creatures.
Continue reading "Newest ‘Walking’ Shark Heralds Brighter Future for Indonesia’s Sharks and Rays"
The government census says that there are 160 fishermen in Oecussi … but the number is probably much higher.
Continue reading "In Timorese Communities, Importance of Fishing May Be Underestimated"
Although unknown to many, this animal is among the most highly trafficked in Asia and parts of Africa.
Continue reading "An Action Plan to Save One of the World’s Strangest Mammals"
This is an integrated freshwater ecosystem with a highly uncertain future — yet I am hopeful.
Continue reading "Cambodia Expedition Wrap-up: Where Do We Go From Here?"