Elise Potaka

Laos' Sticky Situation

Rice farmers in Laos are reducing their field acreage as the federal government sets a goal to reforest the nation. Farmers are working with scientists to grow a more profitable and higher yielding variety of rice- sticky rice.


Laos' sticky situation

The Laos government has set a goal to reforest their nation. Now, scientists are working with farmers to produce profitable harvests by finding higher yielding varieties of the rice that Laotians prefer - sticky rice. On Living on Earth.

After the Floods

Chinese villagers flooded out of their fields by a dam in Yunnan province, create more sustainable livelihoods in the aftermath.

Beijing's Challenge

China's leadership is trying to beef up the capital's public transportation system and improve air quality in time for next year's Olympic Games.