Haze in Singapore and Malaysia

Photo | January 16, 2014

A woman wears mask to protect herself from air pollution caused by the forest fires in Sumatra. The forest fires continue to cause record-breaking air pollution in Singapore and Malaysia.

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Asia Climate Impacts

Generic multimedia item | July 20, 2006 at 6:00

What does dangerous climate change mean to Asia?

What's hidden in your computer?

Generic multimedia item | June 15, 2006 at 14:53

Computers are a complex mixture of several hundred components, many of which contain heavy metals and hazardous chemicals. These cause pollution and put workers at risk when the products are produced or thrown away. Discover what dangerous...

Pulling the plug on dirty electronics

Generic multimedia item | June 15, 2006 at 14:50

Your new phone or new computer could, in a few years, end up dumped as toxic waste in Asia and scrapped by hand. Take a trip through the lifecycle of electronics products to discover the dirty secrets of electronics and solutions to the problem.

Firestorm

Generic multimedia item | May 9, 2006 at 6:00

In Firestorm, a novel for young adults and the first book in David Klass' Caretaker Trilogy, a young time-travelling hero is tasked with saving the world. In book one, he travels beneath the oceans to witness human exploitation of the marine...

NukeSweeper

Generic multimedia item | February 3, 2006 at 7:00

Based on the classic "Minesweeper" game, "NukeSweeper" sets an educational challenge: create "Nuclear Free Zones" around the world while not detonating any of the 30,000 nuclear weapons. It may look like a game, but the weapons systems locations...

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