Melody Kemp is a freelance writer and a member of the Society for Environmental Journalism (US). She now lives in south-east Asia.
Asbestos causes 100,000 deaths each year but its trade in Asia – overseen by a powerful lobby – is still flourishing. Melody Kemp reports.
As western countries have outlawed asbestos, the industry has turned its focus to the developing world. Melody Kemp looks at the challenges facing campaigners for change.