A  web·guide to sustainable development, conservation & the glocal environment



Aral Sea

The Incredible Shrinking Aral Sea 1960-2014

Bay of Bengal

Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC)

Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem Project (BOBLME)

Gobi Desert

Gobi Desert Information from the New World Encyclopedia

Gobi Desert Photography

Gobi Desert Facts and Information

Eastern Gobi Desert Steppe @ World Wildlife Fund

Mongolia @ Zoological Society of London

Biodiversity and Conservation of the Southern Gobi Desert Report @ The Nature Conservancy

Gobi Bear Project

Himalaya-Hindu Kush mountains & Tibetan Plateau

Central Himalayan Environment Association (CHEA)

     · Integrates rural livelihoods and sustainable conservation practices to reduce the environmental,

     economic, and social vulnerabilities of the mountain people

Himalayan Environmental Studies and Conservation Organization (HESCO)

International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)

     Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment

Third Pole


Greater Mekong Subregion



Open Development Mekong

Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change

Mekong WET

     · “Building Resilience of Wetlands in the Lower Mekong Region through a Ramsar Regional


Prevention Web

     · “Integrating Gender Considerations into Community-Based Adaptation in Agrarian Communities

       in the Lower Mekong Basin

Ryan Kim of Brandeis University developed this page in 2018

Asian transboundary regions

Contents of this page:

          · Aral Sea

            · Bay of Bengal

              · Gobi Desert  

                · Himalaya-Hindu Kush Mountains and Tibetan Plateau

                  · Mekong