Decades ago, China began building a so-called "Great Green Wall" to halt desertification. Despite this, some 3,000 square kilometres of land are lost every year, ravaging animals, plants and local communities. Our France 2 colleagues report, with France 24's Ellen Gainsford.
Plus, we meet the billionaire shrimp farmers of Vietnam. More and more farmers in the Mekong Delta are changing their strategy, as climate change threatens rice production.
And as attitudes towards gay rights slowly improve across Asia, Burma has allowed its first ever LGBT festival. Though homosexuality remains illegal in the country, activists say the event is a step in the right direction and a sign of growing public support.