Mongolia’s Raw Coal Ban Promises Results… But What Kind of Results?

By Enkhuun Byambadorj This is a story of development – the aid-dependent economy, the deep public mistrust in the government, rapid urban migration, and a silent plague that blankets the sky in the cold winter months. For the 1.5 million people living in Mongolia’s capital city, Ulaanbaatar, the -40°C winters bring with them air pollution levels comparable to, and sometimes surpassing, much larger cities such … Continue reading Mongolia’s Raw Coal Ban Promises Results… But What Kind of Results?

Top 10 Instagram Accounts to Follow for IDS Students

By Emma Sitland. 10. @unwomen (https://www.instagram.com/unwomen/) UN Women is the UN entity for gender equality & women’s empowerment. It works to accelerate progress on meeting the needs of women & girls worldwide. Follow their insta for inspiring quotes from women’s rights activists and critical facts regarding gender equality!  9. @oceana (https://www.instagram.com/oceana/) Oceana is the world’s largest international organization focused solely on ocean conservation. Check out … Continue reading Top 10 Instagram Accounts to Follow for IDS Students