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Dr. Moonsup Cho, Professor of Geology at Seoul National University, in Seoul on April 17, 2012. (Asia Society Korea Center)
The Korean Peninsula's Sleeping Giant
A seemingly dormant volcano on the border between Manchuria and North Korea is potentially capable of a massive eruption, says expert. more
Antarctic landscape from Koh Kyung Nam's presentation at Asia Society Korea Center on March 13, 2012. (Koh Kyung Nam)
Koh Kyung Nam: My Year in Antarctica
Dr. Koh Kyung Nam entertained audiences with the highlights of his one-year Antarctic sojourn at the Korea Center on March 13. more
Charlie McElwee (C) speaks as fellow panelists Ryan Schuchard (L) and Alex Wong (R) listen, in San Francisco on Sept. 27, 2011. (chinadialogue.net)
The Current State of Environmental Law and Activism in China
On the heels of the JinkoSolar scandal, legal, NGO, business, and financial experts report on doing business in China while complying with environmental regulations. more
Al Busyra Basnur (L), Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia and Russell Leiman (R) at a pre-event reception in Houston on Feb. 8, 2011. (Asia Society Texas Center)

A Balancing Act: Resources, Livelihoods, and Indonesia's Environment

Komodo National Park exemplifies how hard it is to implement environmentally-friendly industry in underdeveloped regions. more
Rivers of Ice
Rivers of Ice showcases the work of photographer and mountaineer David Breashears, who has retraced the steps of photographers of the past century to recapture images of these mountains and their glaciers from exactly the same vantage point more
Never an Empty Bowl: Sustaining Food Security in Asia trailer (1 min., 35 sec.)
Never an Empty Bowl: Sustaining Food Security in Asia
Asia Society and the International Rice Research Institute jointly developed a plan of action to address food insecurity and poverty in Asia, based on input from policy and scientific authorities. more
Dr. Jennifer Turner, head of the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, at a recent lecture/luncheon hosted by Asia Society Texas Center. (Jeff Fantich Photography)
A Mixed Record on Environmental Progress
Leading scholar sees positive signs in China—but in Southeast Asia, the picture is increasingly dire. more
Tori Zwisler, founding executive director of the Jane Goodall Institute-Shanghai.

In China, Planting Trees to Make a Difference

Tori Zwisler, the leader of the Million Tree Campaign, discusses her career as a highly visible foreign environmentalist. more
Tori Zwisler, founding executive director of the Jane Goodall Institute-Shanghai.
In China, Planting Trees to Make a Difference
Tori Zwisler, the leader of the Million Tree Campaign, discusses her career as a highly visible foreign environmentalist. more