The rise of a new generation of ‘green collar workers’ in South-East Asia (Equal Times)

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In this picture, Tran Thi Khanh Trang, who launched the Fargreen project, says her main work is to “make the most of rice straw, something that Vietnamese farmers usually burn after the harvest,” but which they now use to grow gourmet mushrooms.…

What does the coronavirus mean for single-use plastics? (Equal Times)

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In Europe, the EU still intends to go ahead with the ban on single-use plastics as of 2021, but plastic consumption has also increased considerably due to the fear of catching the virus

Would moving Indonesia's capital work? (South China Morning Post)

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Experts say Indonesia's plan to move capital from Jakarta will not solve Jakarta’s overpopulation problem, as many people might not want to leave  

Desperate times for Cambodia's farmers

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After facing a long drought, Cambodian farmers now fear the arrival of La Niña and possible floods This article was previously published in The Diplomat Drought in Cambodia The first rainfall this year did not arrive until…

An activist battles from exile

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Spanish campaigner Alejandro Gonzalez-Davidson and three Cambodian members of his team face two years in prison for their efforts to block a dam This article was previously published in Bangkok Post Alejandro Gonzalez-Davidson Areng…