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Hunted for its scales and meat, the pangolin, or scaly anteater, is threatened across Asia and Africa by a massive trade in animal parts that is supplying the appetite for traditional medicine, among other uses. The increase in the number of pangolins trafficked globally over the past decade has

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China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is an ambitious push to better connect China with the world through the build out of infrastructure -- such as roads, rail lines and shipping routes to facilitate trade -- as well as energy development in the form of pipelines and power plants. More recently

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In early 2019, South Africa-based Oxpeckers Investigative Environmental Journalism launched #WildEye, a digital GeoJournalism tool that collects and shares data on legal interventions against wildlife trafficking in Europe. In May 2020, with global attention focused on the wildlife trade as a res

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Climate change is altering the ecosystems we rely on to keep us healthy and nourished. Warming seas, for instance, kill off huge numbers of fish that feed – and provide jobs – to tens of millions of people. This warming also leeches seas and oceans of the vitamins and minerals humans and animals

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When Daw Nan Ja and her family were forced from their home 10 years ago, she was well on her way to

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Water, air and soil are all polluted in Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state; but no campaigner in this election season talks about it, and voters do only when reminded.
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The theme of this year’s Earth Day is “Protect Our Species.” But there isn’t much to celebrate when some of the world’s most endangered species are rapidly disappearing as a result of the illegal wildlife trade. Imelda Abano reports on how researchers and conservationist
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Between 1990 and 2016, India lost 235 square kilometres (sq km) of land to coastal erosion. That is

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In a story published by the Global Investigative Journalism Network, EJN Executive Director James Fahn explores the many investigative paths journalists can take to cover climate change. The issue, Fahn writes, “is not just an environmental issue but also a social and ec
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The central government informed Parliament in December 2018 that sea levels along the Indian coast are projected to rise from 3.5 inches to as much as 34 inches by the end of the century due to global warming.
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Due to illegal trafficking for use in medicine and for its meat, the pangolin is on the brink of extinction. While conservationists and wildlife authorities in China are leading efforts to breed and rescue the shy creature, the trade persists. Reporter Wang Yan investiga
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Researchers in the Andaman & Nicobar islands off eastern India are working with farmers on land-shaping strategies that help them adapt to challenges such as extreme weather events, water shortages and limited land availability. In this video report, Sharada Balasubr
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