In recent years, traditional farming in Kyrgyzstan has become more difficult due to climate change. Receding glaciers have brought about a dwindling water supply.
Climate change is likely to have contributed to a 7 percent spike in the suicide rate in India over the last 30 years, a new scientific study says. India is experiencing a suicide epidemic, in particular in rural areas.
Global warming scientists have warned that heat levels in South Asia, home to some 1.5 billion people, could reach uninhabitable levels by 2100. India, Pakistan and Bangladesh would be the worst affected regions.
The meat industry is being blamed for the worst ever dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico. Why do these oxygen-poor stretches of ocean, which can't support most marine life, continue to expand? Global Ideas takes a look.
Climate change can be a good thing. At least for the arid Sahel region in Africa, where rainfall has been increasing as the world warms up. But to avoid dire negative consequences, precautions must be taken now.
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