Asia-Pacific

18 Apr 2016

Asian Development Bank (ADB) Country Director Robert Schoellhammer and the Minister of Finance of Mongolia Bolor Bayarbaatar today signed a $2 million grant agreement as part of a United Nations-led emergency response for herders and their families afflicted by a protracted climate disaster in Mongolia, known as a “dzud.”

01 Apr 2016

Story of an island community's efforts to protect their livelihoods and their very existence.

01 Apr 2016

Evidence that Australia's Great Barrier Reef is experiencing its worst coral bleaching on record has renewed calls for the UN to list it as "in-danger".

21 Mar 2016

Three remote villages in Nepal’s Okhaldhunga and Khotang districts have just been switched on to round-the-clock power from nearby solar micro-grids that will save money, avoid carbon emissions, and provide the communities with fresh economic opportunities.

14 Mar 2016

Chinese President Xi Jinping called for greater environmental protection, poverty relief and development in the country's ethnic regions Thursday.