Asia Program Special Report No. 128 by Saori N. Katada, Juichi Inada, David Leheny, and Yoshio Okubo.
4 June 2002--U.S. Conservation NGOs Finding a Niche in China 12 June 2002--Water Crises in China and Pakistan 26 June 2002--Hazardous Waste Challenges in Greater China 18 September 2002--Marine Issues in China 8 October 2002--Green Olympic Roundtable: Insights for Beijing 2008 18 October 2002--Environmental Journalism in China
China's Mercury Problem: A Sleeping Giant? By Celia Y. Chen Spotlight on NGO Activism: Greening China's "Factory of the World:" Institute for Sustainable Communities in Guangdong By Zhang Ye Public Health and Air Pollution in Chinese Cities: Local Research with Global Relevance By Sumi Mehta, Aaron J. Cohen, Davida Schiff, Daniel Greenbaum, Nick Moustakas, & Robert O'Keefe Feature Box: Coal City: China Environmental Health Project Work in Huainan By Wei-Ping Pan & Ma Tianjie Neither Black Nor White: Mangrove Conservation With Chinese Characteristics By Liu Yi (Translated by Jing Chen & Ma Tianjie) Spotlight on NGO Activism: The Forest Stewardship Council: Because Forests Matter By Marion Karmann
In this report, six experts from a variety of academic disciplines examine the choices and challenges of Japanese women, ranging from declining fertility and employment patterns to the difficulties of balancing work and family. A central focus is the debate over whether a female should be allowed to inherit the imperial throne, and the implications for gender equality and national pride in Japan.
Asia Program Special Report No. 96, by Andrew Scobell, Murray Scott Tanner, and Cheng Li.