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Indonesia Conducts Largest Confiscation of Illegal Manta Ray Parts

A recent arrest confiscated 227 pounds of gill plates, the appendages that filter the plankton on which they feed and that are in demand in Chinese markets for use in a health tonic. Read More
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Investigation Uncovers Abuses of Immigrant Workers

An investigation reveals abuses faced by many East Asian immigrants who come to the United States through the H-1B federal temporary work visa program to work in the tech sector. Read More
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Death By Design

Examining the global environmental and public health consequences of our addiction to our digital devices Read More
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Mudflow

Following the social and political impacts of an ongoing environmental disaster believed to have been caused by natural gas drilling in Indonesia Read More

"A Threat to Cambodia’s Sacred Forests"

The New York Times
Related Grantee: Migrant Films
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Survey Examines Expectations for Regional Power and Order in Asia

The survey asked non-governmental experts who help shape the debate on Asian security about their regional security perceptions and expectations. Read More