Fortnightly links: the ‘Peace Ark’, PNG’s malnutrition crisis, the park designed to flood, and more

An aerial view of Chulalongkorn University Centennial Park in Bangkok at dusk (Credit: Landprocess)
An aerial view of Chulalongkorn University Centennial Park in Bangkok at dusk (Credit: Landprocess)

WWF’s Sustainability Committee was so effective that it’s no longer needed.

The ICRC has documented the stories of some of those involved in the Rakhine crisis through a photo gallery.

The ‘Peace Ark’, China’s floating hospital, treated more than 4,000 people while docked in Port Moresby for just over a week: helping friends and allies while also winning hearts and minds.

PNG is facing a malnutrition crisis, with almost one in two children affected.

Chulalongkorn University Centennial Park in flood-prone Bangkok is designed to flood; it also collects and cleans water and reduces the urban heat island, and brings some greenery to the concrete jungle that is Bangkok.

Revolutions is the memoir of Trayle Kulshan and contains 99 lyrical, 99-word stories of her travels as an aid worker.

Algeria is expelling migrants, stranding them in the Sahara, reports AP News.

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Sachini Muller

Sachini Muller is a Research Officer at the Development Policy Centre. She is currently completing a Master of Globalisation at ANU.

Terence Wood

Terence Wood is a Research Fellow at the Development Policy Centre. His research includes work on aid policy, the politics of aid, and governance in developing countries.

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