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What is the EU’s ‘taxonomy’ for sustainable finance, and will states agree on it?

The system classifying sustainable economic activities has divided the bloc’s member states but could be headed for a compromise solution
A <em>saleng</em> waste collector waits to be paid for a delivery of recyclable materials outside a recycling centre in Bangkok. The compressed plastic bottles in the background were all collected by workers like him, and will be sold on in bulk to make new bottles. (Image: Luke Duggleby / China Dialogue)
A saleng waste collector waits to be paid for a delivery of recyclable materials outside a recycling centre in Bangkok. The compressed plastic bottles in the background were all collected by workers like him, and will be sold on in bulk to make new bottles. (Image: Luke Duggleby / China Dialogue)
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Thai trash collectors threatened by continued waste imports

Surging imports of plastic waste have put a strain on the livelihoods of Thailand’s informal trash collectors

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Latin America, the environment and China: what to expect in 2022

From elections to electric vehicles and international relations, experts from across Latin America pick the stories to watch in the year ahead

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Climate

How ocean management in Antarctica has integrated climate change

Some ocean management organisations are bringing climate change into decision-making, with Antarctica’s CCAMLR a pioneer

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Chile wants to build an underwater cable to export energy to Asia. Can it?

The Antípodas project, which plans to transmit between 200 and 600 GW, does not yet have feasibility studies or a form of financing

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How can China get better at rescuing stranded whales?

Building the best systems for rescuing stranded whales needs involvement from civil society

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Why are pangolins so prized in China?

Episode one of the Pangolin Reports examines why this prehistoric mammal now faces extinction

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