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Smog Carried From Asia to Western U.S., Study Says

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Experts say Asian smog accounts for 29% increase in baseline ozone since 1984.

Ozone from Asia is wafting across the Pacific on springtime winds and boosting the amount of the smog-producing gas found in the skies above the Western United States, researchers said in a study released Wednesday. The study, published in the journal Nature, looks at a phenomenon that has puzzled scientists in the last decade: Ground-level ozone has dropped in cities thanks to tighter pollution......read more

Wind Farm Set To Break Ground in Mongolia

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Project looks to exploit Asian country's enormous renewable energy potential

Construction on Mongolia's first wind farm is set to begin next week. The $120 million project will meet 5 percent of the nation's energy demands. The 50 megawatt wind farm is the first-ever private energy enterprise the arid East Asian country, which currently gets nearly all of its energy from coal. Mongolia is made up of a vast desert, with abundant opportunities for renewable......read more

Amazing Asian Landscape Photos by Raphael Olivier

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Shanghai-based commercial photographer shows an eye for landscapes

In the middle of the work week, it's always good to take a moment to transport your mind somewhere else. These extraordinary landscape photos from French photographer Raphaël Olivier should do just the trick. Olivier, who lives in Shanghai, takes time from busy editorial and commercial work to seek out epic landscapes all around the Asian continent. From the soaring Karakoram mountain......read more

Thai Soba Noodle Bowl

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Sprouted Kitchen's pan-Asian noodle bonanza

In our humble opinion, Japanese soba noodles are the creme de la creme of Asian noodles. Served warm or cold, the squarish buckwheat noodles find their way into an inordinate amount of our home-cooked meals. At Sprouted Kitchen, Sara Forte combines Japanese and Thai culinary influences with this warming noodle bowl that brings together the best of both worlds. Catch SK's Thal Soba Noodle Bowl......read more

Thailand on Film by Varunyoo Thongdee

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Dreamy analog images of southeast Asia

In the hot, sticky climate of southeast Asia, time slows down to a torpid pace. There's not much you want to do beside find some shade and chill out. Thai photographer Varunyoo Thongdee captures the mood nicely in the analog images he shoots in his homeland. With various western female travelers acting acting as his as muses, Varunyoo shoots dreamy photos of languid moments in the tropical heat.......read more

Sesame Kale Salad

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Delicious Asian-style goodness from Fresh 365

If you grow veggies, kale is a no-brainer. It's super hardy and easy to grow, and you can grow choice varieties and harvest the fresh leaves when they are young and tasty. We're working on finding the best kale dishes around. This Sesame Kale Salad comes from Erin at Fresh 365, who made it from a bunch of leftover kale from her CSA. It worked out so well, she's going to seek out......read more

Abie Abdillah: Rattan Chairs

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Sustainable seating out of Southeast Asia.

Indonesian furniture designer Abie Abdillah has a thing for rattan, the super abundant, highly renewable palm found in tropical climates around the world. Which is cool because so do we. Like bamboo, rattan is a fast-growing plant that's great for sustainable design. What makes it extra special is its strength and bendability. Designboom shared some pics of Abdillah's latest rattan......read more

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