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    Sustainability, taking flight

    Life, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 11/11/2015

    » At first glance, with its steel scaffolding the newly opened Schiphol-Noord bus station looks like any other unremarkable building. And in terms of European architectural design, the station locally known as Knooppunt Schiphol-Noord pales in comparison to flashier terminals such as the orange, whale jaw-shaped bus station at Hoofddrop's Spaarne Hospital in the Netherlands, or Poole Bus Station in the UK, with its giant mural.


    Stopping needless animal abuse

    News, Peter Singer, Published on 23/07/2015

    » In May, Pope Francis released his historic encyclical, Laudato Si, or "Praise Be". He chose his papal name, he explains in the text, because he considers St Francis of Assisi to be "the example par excellence of care for the vulnerable and of an integral ecology lived out joyfully and authentically". His namesake showed that concern for nature is inseparable from justice for the poor, social commitment and peace within oneself.


    Indian PM ready to make new overtures to Asean

    Asia focus, Narendra Kaushik, Published on 23/11/2015

    » Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is preparing to outline new proposals to stimulate the "blue ocean" economy through new areas of partnership with Asean when he delivers a major address in Singapore today.


    Storm surge: Could it happen here?

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 01/11/2012

    » The Thai government is spending large amounts of money to protect inland areas from flooding from the north, but experts say another flood disaster could come from the sea.


    Broadcasting the environmental mantra

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 25/03/2015

    » Popular television host, author and biologist Jeff Corwin has traversed the globe to bring stories about endangered species and ecosystems. For nearly 20 years, the American has produced and hosted numerous popular television series on Disney Channel, Discovery Channel, among others. 


    Fight over disputed islands has just begun

    News, Josh Rogin, Published on 29/10/2015

    » After months of internal debate, the White House permitted the Defence Department to sail one ship near a reef in the South China Sea that China claims. The Chinese reaction shows Beijing has no intention of backing down. Now the Obama administration is debating what to do next.


    'Hunger Games' problems an echo of our own reality

    News, Published on 01/12/2014

    » I headed out in the snow on the night before Thanksgiving to watch The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1. I enjoyed the film, although perhaps in a the-third-Star-Wars-movie-was-fun-but-not-as-good-as-the-second-and-I-don't-believe-the-Ewoks-could-have-beaten-the-Imperial-stormtroopers sort of way.


    Where to put floodwater? Undergound.

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 09/05/2012

    » Since ancient times Thailand has dreamed up new ways to manage water for farming, storing water underground is one way to get rid of too much water.

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    Chao Phraya drought 'will last till 2017'

    News, Apinya Wipatayotin, Published on 02/10/2015

    » People living in the Chao Phraya River basin should prepare for a drought crisis that will last until 2017, and those in Bangkok should store water for consumption during the dry season, a seminar was told.

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    Sukhumbhand scurries back to Bangkok

    Published on 09/06/2015

    » Bangkok Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra has skipped the rest of his visit to the Netherlands to return to the capital on Wednesday after criticism piled on the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) on failure to prevent recent flooding.

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