AJ Impact

Accelerating deforestation in Brazil endangers EU trade deal

Threats to Amazon rainforest jeopardise European economic accord with Mercosur, which includes ecological commitments.

Accelerating deforestation in Brazil endangers EU trade deal

Asia Pacific

Indonesia to send waste back to Australia

Environmentalists are concerned about the high level of plastic and household waste in wastepaper imports.

AJ IMPACT

Conservation in focus as survey shows drop in Malaysia orangutans

Survey in Sabah highlights importance of wildlife corridors and commitments to sustainable palm oil and timber.

Conservation in focus as survey shows drop in Malaysia orangutans

Environment

Why is Southeast Asia the world's dumping ground?

Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines among countries battling to deal with avalanche of rubbish imported from rich nations.

Why is Southeast Asia the world's dumping ground?

AJ IMPACT

'Not a bin': Cambodia to return plastic waste to US, Canada

Cambodia among Southeast Asian nations pushing back against Western waste shipments in wake of China import ban.

'Not a bin': Cambodia to return plastic waste to US, Canada

Environment

After hottest June, Earth heading for warmest month ever

As climate continues to heat up, temperature records keep breaking.

After hottest June, Earth heading for warmest month ever

Asia

Nepal village community struggles to cope with floods

In Nepal's Rautahat district, people say they are tired of the recurring floods and broken promises by national leaders.

Asia Pacific

Indonesian plastic waste threatens fish stocks

Indonesia fishes for a solution to the plastic pollution threatening its coastlines.

Inside Story

What should be done to tackle the world's plastic waste?

Every year, about two billion tonnes of plastic waste is produced, according to the World Bank.

Climate SOS

Extinction Rebellion climate protests spread across UK

Demonstrators disrupt five UK cities calling for legal recognition of 'ecocide' as an international crime.

Extinction Rebellion climate protests spread across UK

Earthrise

Impossible to ignore: Inside Extinction Rebellion

One vocal movement in the UK has started a people's uprising as a route towards environmental protection.

Asia

India's rubbish mountain may rise higher than Taj Mahal by 2020

About 2,000 tonnes of East Delhi's rubbish is dumped at the site every day. People living around it say it is affecting their lives.

Nepal

More deaths in monsoon-hit Nepal due to flooding, landslides

Rains have hit 30 of the country's 77 districts over the past week as delayed monsoon rains pound the region.

More deaths in monsoon-hit Nepal due to flooding, landslides

Latin America

Tunisia climate: Economy hit by coastal erosion

Two-thirds of Tunisia's population lives along its coast. But climate change is threatening their habitat and livelihoods.

AJ Impact

Car-free day in Sri Lanka sparks debate over safety for women

Though it may be good for the environment, not having the security of automobiles and public transport has raised fears.

Car-free day in Sri Lanka sparks debate over safety for women