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The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has launched a...
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Franco-Japanese Space Cooperation Focused on Exploration, Earth Observation and Next-gen Launchers
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April 7th, 2014
Could Indonesia Become Asia’s First Green Superpower?

Indonesia is an evolutionary biologist’s dream, and it is fitting that Alfred Wallace discovered evolution by natural selection there. The country is home to the world’s third largest area of rainforest, 11 percent of known plant species, 10 percent of mammal species, and 16 percent of bird species. Indonesia’s 17,504 islands have served as individual laboratories for creating a huge diversity of species, of which a third of animals and 60 percent of plants are found nowhere else. Indonesia is also the global center of marine biodiversity, with 2,200 reef fish species and 50 percent of world marine and freshwater fish diversity. Read More