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Securing China's Nuclear Future

Chinese perceptions of the threat of nuclear terrorism and its actions to improve nuclear security are examined in a MacArthur-supported report by Harvard University's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Read More
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Cambodia Creates New Protected Forest

The government of Cambodia has classified nearly 67,000 hectares as protected forest, creating a unique important bird and biodiversity area now known as the Siem Pang Protected Forest. Read More
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Himalayan Sherpas Impacted by Climate Change

Himalayan Sherpas in the Everest region of Nepal are aware of local changes occurring as a result of climate change, but continue to be excluded from local, national and international discussions on the issue, according to ... Read More
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"Imperfect Relationships: PW Talks with Yiyun Li"

Publisher's Weekly
Yiyun Li, 2010 MacArthur Fellow
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Rediscovery of 'Asian Unicorn' Raises Hopes Among Conservationists

The saola, one of the rarest and most threatened mammals on the planet, was photographed for the first time in 15 years in Vietnam by a camera trap set by the World Wildlife Fund. Read More
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Seeking an End to Child Marriage in South Asia

South Asia accounts for almost half of all child marriages that occur globally – the most of any region in the world – according to a report from the Center for Reproductive Rights, a MacArthur grantee. Read More
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Critical Report on Deforestation Prompts Rubber Giant to Engage With Conservation Groups

A large Vietnamese rubber producer is beginning to constructively engage with conservation groups in Cambodia following a critical report by MacArthur-supported Global Witness. Read More

"'A Long Ride Toward a New China'"

From The New York Times
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Portrait of Barry Lowenkron

Barry Lowenkron

Vice President, International Programs
Portrait of Emma Belcher

Emma Belcher

Director, International Peace and Security