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CDT Bookshelf: JFK Miller on “Trickle-down Censorship”

Between 2005 and 2011, Australian JFK Miller served as editor-in-chief of the Shanghai-based English-language entertainment magazine That’s Shanghai. Coming to China with little prior knowledge of the country, Miller’s role at the magazine required him to quickly become acquainted with...

Humans alter Earth’s chemistry from beyond the grave

VIENNA: It's not only in life that humans leave their mark on Nature. In death, our decomposing corpses alter the chemistry of precious soil, scientists warned on Wednesday (Apr 26). Whether our bodies are buried or cremated, they leach iron, zinc, sulphur, calcium and phosphorus into ground that ....

Waking Up on an Orangutan Island

A palm oil company known for turning orangutan habitat into plantation land has helped the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation purchase an island for this critically endangered species....