Asia is home to a worsening water pollution crisis thanks to an accelerating but weakly regulated industrial boom, but its most vulnerable citizens are kept in the dark about whether the water they

Industrial facilities release upwards of 400 million tons of toxic pollutants into the world’s waters each year. Yet secrecy around the amount and type of chemicals that companies discharge is still the norm, especially in Asia.

BANGKOK, Aug 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In Mongolia, herders living outside the capital Ulaanbaatar, near the Tuul River, fear deteriorating water quality is making their livestock sick.

The company Thomas Talhelm started, ‘SmartAir’, has since sold over 30,000 DIY air purifiers within China, and has shipped to India and Mongolia.

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Inner Mongolia region has culled 66,500 chickens following an outbreak of bird flu that has affected 35,000 birds, the Ministry of Agriculture said on Tuesday.

The death of more than 2,000 critically endangered Saiga antelope in Mongolia was caused by a disease that could now threaten the entire population.

Mongolia's traditional nomads are facing a natural disaster known as "dzud", where frigid temperatures and heavy snow cause widespread livestock deaths, threatening herders' livelihoods.

The countries of the Central Asia region and Mongolia have a long history of social and economic ties, and this trend continues today. While they face a number of common challenges in their efforts to build sustainable economies and societies, they also share opportunities.

Mongolia will continue to battle its severe air pollution even as funds to clean up Ulaanbaatar’s toxic atmosphere have been diverted to fill a widening budget gap, according to the country’s envir

ULAANBAATAR – Russia’s concern about water rights is holding up a $1 billion loan package Mongolia is seeking from China to build a hydroelectric dam that would help the landlocked central Asian na

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