Meet Nithin

Nithin Coca is an Asia-focused freelance journalist covering environment, human rights, and politics issues across the region.

As Seen In

Nithin’s feature and investigative articles have appeared in numerous major media outlets and regional publications. They have also been translated into Dutch, French, Spanish, Chinese, Indonesian and Japanese

Latest Articles

COP26 Is Silent on Human Rights in China

Nov 2021. Environmental activists are afraid of angering Beijing.

Why Norway’s $1B agreement to protect Indonesia's forest failed

Nov 2021. The failure of a groundbreaking pledge puts attention on the need to quickly  scale up climate financing for protecting tropical forests & high-carbon landscapes.

Mangrove restoration scales up in Indonesia

Aug 2021. Restoration push could help Indonesia meet its climate commitments, but protecting existing mangroves is crucial

The Dumb Dream of Turning Coal to Gas Just Won't Die

 Dec 2020.  In Indonesia—the world’s largest coal exporter—is taking the lead, state and coal interests are planning to spend billions on what might be a environmentally dangerous technology.


Asia Undercovered


Understand Asia. Nithin Coca's weekly roundup of the news, memes, trends, and people changing the continent.




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