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Ian Neubauer

A bit rich? Billionaires’ climate efforts draw scepticism, praise

Australia’s second-richest person, mining magnate Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest, is known to his admirers as a down-to-earth, straight-shooting businessman cut from the same cloth as self-made billionaires Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates.And like his con...

As Vietnam reopens, villagers seek more sustainable tourism

Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam – A remote, mountainous province in northwest Vietnam, Dien Bien Phu is famed for the climactic eponymous battle of 1954 in which the Viet Minh resistance army defeated superior French forces to help bring an end to a century of ...

Laos farmers turn to game theory in bid to outsmart rats

For more than a decade, Laos has been confronted with an escalating rat problem as the rodents chomp their way through rice, the country’s main cash crop and staple food.Described by farmers as a “sea of rats,” the vermin chew through at least 20 perce...

Ukraine crisis clouds Southeast Asia’s fragile tourism recovery

Bali, Indonesia – Travel industry figures fear the war in Ukraine could derail the much-anticipated recovery of tourism-dependent economies in Southeast Asia just as COVID-19 travel restrictions are finally being lifted across the region.The Philippine...

‘Very hush-hush’: Borneo’s $80bn carbon deal stokes controversy

A politician linked to wide-scale deforestation in the 1990s and his Panama Papers-named associate, a Singaporean shell company, and the owner of an agricultural consultancy in Australia are among the figures behind a controversial carbon trading deal ...

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