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‘Sawasdee’ for Students in Need in Thailand

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

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‘Sawasdee’ for Students in Need in Thailand

Just a few decades ago, universities in Thailand were reluctant to even admit students with disabilities, partly due to a surprising historical legacy of Buddhism. But with new laws in place, U.S. and Thai researchers are looking at how schools are meeting the challenge for a new generation of students. A feature for Northern Vision, Spring/Summer 2014.

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Dams & Other Obstacles on the Mekong

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

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Dams & Other Obstacles on the Mekong

With a massive dam under construction in Laos and other dams on the way, the Mekong River is facing a wave of hydroelectric projects that could alter the river’s ecology and disrupt the food supplies of millions of people in Southeast Asia. My February 2014 report for Yale Environment 360.

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