Tag Archive: Climate

Map: Super-Typhoon Usagi’s Way Into South East Asia

Read more: Super Typhoon Usagi Heads for Taiwan and Hong Kong. (wfoster2011) http://www.wunderground.com/hurricane/western-pacific/2013/Super-Typhoon-Usagi?text=disc Related articles: Super Typhoon Usagi strongest storm in 2013 (earthsky.org) VIDEO: Asia braced for Typhoon Usagi (bbc.co.uk) Super Typhoon Usagi threatens Taiwan,… Continue reading

Space Image Of Paluweh Volcano Spewing Ash.

An ash plume drifts from Paluweh volcano in Indonesia in this image, taken April 29, 2013 from the Landsat Data Continuity Mission’s Operational Land Imager instrument. Read more:  http://www.businessinsider.com/space-photo-indonesias-paluweh-volcano-2013-5#ixzz2SqYDG2XM Related articles: Volcanic Lava… Continue reading

Cambodia: Illegal Timber Trade – Kratie cut to shreds.

From the sky, it is clear that the multi-million dollar timber trade has already decimated Kratie’s 75,089 hectare Snuol Wildlife Sanctuary. Imagery from two of NASA’s Landsat satellites compiled by the Post from… Continue reading

Catastrophic loss of Cambodia’s tropical flooded grasslands.

Tonle Sap – New study reveals catastrophic loss of Cambodia‘s tropical flooded grasslands. Around half of Cambodia’s tropical flooded grasslands have been lost in just 10 years according to new research from the… Continue reading

US Sequestration – Facts and Opinions.

The US Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has come out with a detailed breakdown of the spending cuts associated with the sequester (LINK). This document runs 83 pages. Those who believe that government… Continue reading

Fires in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.

NASA’s Aqua satellite detected dozens of fires burning in northern Cambodia on February 11, 2013. The fires are outlined in red. Grass or cropland is tan in color and thick forests are a… Continue reading

Cambodian rice and garment production 2012.

Cambodia 2012 paddy rice production increases 6% to 9.3 million tons – Exports increase to 200,000 tons. Cambodia’s paddy rice production in 2012-13 increased to around 9.31 million tons, up around 6% from about… Continue reading

Pollution – Not only in China a problem.

Cold winter weather and burgeoning industrial economies have made for difficult breathing in Asia and the Middle East this January. News reports from Ankara, Tehran, Beijing, and other cities have described hazy skies with very low visibility; restrictions on… Continue reading

Cambodia: Chinese-made Dam collapsed.

The Chinese-made Stung Atay dam in Cambodia collapses while under construction. The collapse of the dam in Western Cambodia  is likely due to leak created by an excess of water in an under-construction… Continue reading

Drastic increase of dengue fever in Cambodia.

Cambodian dengue fever kills 170 children in the first 10 months of 2012. Cambodian health officials reported at least 39,290 cases of dengue fever between January and October, representing a 163 percent increase… Continue reading