Palm oil's green body comes under fire from activists
Between 1990 and 2010, up to 3.5 million hectares of forests were cut down for palm oil plantations in Indonesia, Malaysia and Papua New Guinea
Cambodia digs into sand mining industry as beaches and crabs vanish
As cities across Asia expand, and demand for construction materials rises, campaigners say large-scale sand mining has seriously impacted coastal ecosystems and the land itself.
Drones the new weapon in India's crackdown on illegal mining
Drones could be used to monitor illegal mining activities, check for activity at night and track illegal truck movements
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A man works at the site of a rare earth metals mine at Nancheng county
A man works at the site of a rare earth metals mine at Nancheng county, Jiangxi province, China, October 20, 2010. To match Insight ELECTRIC-CAR/COMMODITIES REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA
INTERVIEW - India to see 'big conflicts' over forest land despite law: activist
The Act aims to improve the lives of impoverished tribes by recognising their right to inhabit and live off forests where their forefathers settled
Villagers in eastern India vow to keep up coal mine protest after four killed
Land conflicts erupt frequently in India, as more land is sought for industrial use and development projects in the fast-growing economy
China aluminum officials at U.S. trade hearing urge dialogue in face of criticism
USA-ALUMINUM/CHINA:China aluminum officials at U.S. trade hearing urge dialogue in face of criticism
India's tech hub companies shut down after violent clashes over water
The Cauvery river has been a source of tension for more than a century, and violence over access to its water has flared before
Communities & water rights: How are they faring?
'Who owns what water?’ remains a controversial question for rural communities across the world. During World Water Week, we should be searching for answers.