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Grim news from the front line of China’s battle against air pollution

With a choking, sour smell in the air, dozens of children and their parents swarm out of a primary school on bicycles and motorcycles. Most are not wearing masks.
from South China Morning Post on Sep 21, 2017.

China’s ‘sponge cities’ aim to re-use 70% of rainwater – here’s how

Permeable surfaces and green infrastructures are essential to absorbing rainwater, write Asit K Biswas and Kris Hartley.
from China Dialogue on Sep 19, 2017.

The new economy of excrement

On the outskirts of Kigali, Rwanda, septic trucks full of human excrement bump and slosh their way up orange dirt roads to their final destination: the Nduba landfill.
from Nature on Sep 15, 2017.

Can Chinese manufacturers ever be clean, green and profitable?

Wastewater recycling is just one ‘innovation’ China’s clothes producers are adopting in a bid to keep pace with buyers’ and government demands
from South China Morning Post on Sep 14, 2017.

The plight of Arab refugee scientists

Many refugee scientists fleeing conflict in the Middle East and North Africa have been lost in the diaspora— unable to continue their research and unwelcome in the countries of exile.
from SciDev.Net on Sep 14, 2017.

Caribbean hurricane piles pressure on strained relationship with UK

Complaints about the UK’s lack of attention to its Caribbean territories speak to long-standing concerns about marginalisation of Britain's 14 overseas territories.
from The Conversation on Sep 12, 2017.

Does drone technology hold promise for the UN?

Drone technology appears to be taking off at the UN, with unmanned aerial vehicles being used for various purposes, including humanitarian and development aid and peacekeeping.
from UN on Sep 7, 2017.

Addis Ababa may never house its dispossessed inner-city dwellers

Ephrem and his neighbours know all too well that their dreams of one day having a proper roof over their heads “may never come true”.
from Addis Standard on Sep 5, 2017.

Addis Ababa may never house its dispossessed inner-city dwellers

Ephrem and his neighbours know all too well that their dreams of one day having a proper roof over their heads “may never come true”.
from Addis Standard on Sep 5, 2017.

Libya's 'harmful and exploitative' detention centres condemned

An international medical charity calls for an end to the arbitrary detention of refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants in Libya.
from MSF on Sep 3, 2017.
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