TOKYO (AP) — Japan aims to resume whale hunts in the Antarctic later this year, even though the International Whaling Commission says Tokyo hasn’t proven that the mammals need to be killed for research.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Asian Development Bank says Asia has made huge strides in developing clean energy but must boost investment and use of available technology to meet rising demand and cope with climate change.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan has approved a revised 40-year roadmap to clean up the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant, but many questions remain.
As both the world’s largest country and a nation of seemingly unstoppable industrial growth, China’s contributions to global climate change and pollution both at home and abroad are gargantuan. At what point does it all become too much?
YANGON, Burma (AP) — The U.N.’s cultural agency has named Inle Lake as Burma’s first biosphere reserve to help safeguard natural ecosystems while promoting sustainable economic development.
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Wed, Jul 01, 2015 8:59AM UTC
Turkey has ‘deep concerns’ over Chinese fasting ban on Uighurs
Wed, Jul 01, 2015 8:43AM UTC
Top Philippine police chief dismissed for graft
Wed, Jul 01, 2015 8:37AM UTC