Asia, boasting the largest land mass extending to the Arctic, is witnessing a faster rate of warming than the global average.
The situation has drawn attention to the importance of safeguarding the rights and protection of those who work to defend human rights
There is a link between seabed quarrying and the reclamation projects that "violates regulatory laws as well as negatively impact communities”
Groups are skeptical of the summit's outcomes, asserting that it promotes interests of the private sector and perpetuates corporate capture
“SMC seems to have failed to learn from the massive opposition it received in the past on coal, which led to many shelved projects"