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development

  • Dam building spoils Bhutan’s green image (2)

    মার্চ 15, 2013

    Bhutan is repeating India’s mistakes by building large-scale destructive dams. The country needs to improve transparency and open up space for public debate.

  • Public transport: Ahmedabad shows the way

    নভেম্বর 07, 2012

    The 130,000-odd commuters who use the Bus Rapid Transport System (BRTS) corridor every day in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad get more benefits than reaching their destinations in record time.

  • South Asia landslides ‘on the rise’

    জুলাই 26, 2012

    Landslide disasters are growing in intensity and frequency across South Asia, driven by extreme rainfall, seismicity and unbridled development. Navin Singh Khadka reports.

  • Tragedy for traditional herders

    জুলাই 13, 2012

    Local dairy herders are losing their livelihoods as industrial farming booms in Inner Mongolia. Good news for big companies; bad news for local economies and the environment. Shu Ni reports.

  • Why big dams don’t work

    জুলাই 11, 2012

    Yesterday, Mike Muller argued that China’s investment in dams is good news for Africa. Here, Lori Pottinger writes that large dams are costly and destructive, but Chinese experience in renewables still has a lot to offer.

  • China brings dams back to Africa

    জুলাই 10, 2012

    Chinese investors have broken a boycott on investment in African dams – and loosened the grip of the environment lobby. This is good news for the continent, water expert Mike Muller tells Olivia Boyd.