Asia is a land full of natural and cultural wonders. But the region faces critical challenges, including poverty, water shortages and climate change. IUCN works with states and civil society in the region to build solutions together.
As a child, Firushan would often go to the beach to play. Back then, the beach used to be covered in leaves that were swept there from the streets.
Over the past two years, social and environmental issues related to Thailand’s overseas investments received extensive media attention in Thailand and across the region, in part thanks to local Thai NGO Chumchon Thai Foundation.
Nishanthan Sobana and her husband are a young couple from Sri Lanka's Mannar District who finished school in the crippled economy of the war-torn Northern Province. Even with her Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Nishanthan initially found it...