Some Of the Biggest Environmental Challenges Faced by Southeast Asia

Environmental Challenges Southeast Asia

Global warming is “global” for a reason. While there is sometimes a tendency to focus in on the bigger stories, or the effects that hit close to home, this is multinational. Every sea is heating up and rising. Every region is struggling with sustainability and urbanization.

Species are disappearing on every continent. The region of Southeast Asia is no different. This biologically diverse, beautiful area is now struggling with issues of increased pollution, poor resource management, and species and habitat loss.

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An Overview Of Japan’s Environmental Issues And Policies

Japan Environment Issues

Japan is an East Asian Country comprising of four main islands and thousands of other small islands. This sovereign island nation is located on the Northern Coast of Pacific Asia. Surprisingly, only 18 % of Japans’ land is suitable for settlement, a reason the population of this great nation is clustered in the central cities.

One major reason as to why Japan will always remain in our minds and tongues is because of Tokyo; World’s Largest Urban Center in the entire world. More unbelievable is that, Tokyo, which happens to be the capital city of Japan, is also the home to 36 million people. That is real incredible! It is more than the total population of several other nations.

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How To Keep Cool When Travelling to Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia water security

Southeast Asia is one of the most beautiful and breathtaking regions in the world. However, given the tropical climate of the area, it is also among the hottest regions in the world.

For example, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia temperatures during the day can reach 35 degree Celsius while in Chuping (which is in the northernmost state) temperatures have even reached 40 degree Celsius on some occasions.

On the other hand, the World Meteorological Organization named Bangkok, Thailand the hottest city in the world in 2016. The situation is further compounded by the fact that it is humid and temperatures are high all through the year except later January and early February when they drop a bit.…

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China Builds Biggest Solar Power Farm

China Solar Farm

The phrase Chinese solar farm is something that many environmentalists never expected to here. There is now a massive development in Longyangxia and more on the way. The farm sit behind a big poster of the Chinese president, Xi Jinping with the slogan “Promote green development! Develop clean energy!”

It is an impressive 27sqkm solar farm that signals a significant change in attitudes in China. They want to help the fight against global warming after decades of bad decisions, emissions and refusals to sign treaties.

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