Rising levels of greenhouse gas emissions – primarily carbon dioxide, followed by methane – generated by human activity, such as burning fossil fuels, traps heat in the earth’s atmosphere. As a result, the global temperature increases. Since living creatures can only survive and thrive in certain temperature ranges, global warming presents an existential crisis.
While top athletes duke it out in stadiums at this year's Asian Games, Indonesia’s agrarian backwaters have their own versions of sporting entertainment, starring the very bovines that plough the fields
A UNESCO-led initiative launched earlier this year could prove a shining beacon of hope for besieged marine ecosystems like Asia’s Coral Triangle.
As with all Palestinians in what is often described as the world’s largest open-air prison, life for the women of the Gaza Strip is choked with adversity.
With skateboarding making it's debut in the 2018 Asian Games, Cambodia’s top female skater, Kov Chan Sangva aims to use the platform to break gender boundaries and inspire girls to get on skateboards
North Korea’s growing missile prowess and nuclear capability are starting to pose a serious threat not just to the South, but most of the world
Cambodia's first UXO team is making the country's rivers and oceans safer for all. These brave civilians, having passed rigorous physical and mental screens, heft unexploded bombs and mines from the depths every day, risking their lives for the progression of their country.
In many developing countries, children grow up in potentially life-threatening environmental conditions – in squalor, surrounded by rampant pollution such as trash, toxic water and polluted air. These pictures – from “Happyland” in Manila, where families salvage waste for a living – present a clear picture of the health hazards posed by these conditions.