In Western India, a school canteen harnesses the power of the sun to prepare student meals.
Solar cookers in Madagascar can help save dwindling forests as well as power electric gadgets.
Environmental awareness in Taiwan is growing amid a mushrooming of green initiatives. The government is building new wind parks both on land and out at sea while a private project is re-cultivating rare plant species.
The booming Southeast Asian state is setting up the legal and technical base to harness wind power.