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The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors: Best Development & Conservation Award 2021 Surveying Excellence in Development and Conservation
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Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Malaysia Balances Environment and Development Well

Malaysia is at the forefront in articulating the need for balance between the environment and sustainable development, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. “For us, this is the crux of sustainable development – to achieve...

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

India Touted for Plant Diversity and Pharmacognosy

India is virtually an epicentre of biodiversity as it has around 10,000 species of higher plants, which are used systematically for treatment of a wide spectrum of human ailments, Prof Chandrakant Kokate, vice-chancellor of KLE University, Belagum,...

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Asean Government Execs Meet in Tagaytay on Natural Heritage Targets

Officials of Asean member-countries will meet in the country to discuss gains in Tagaytay regarding updated on biodiversity targets agreed upon three years ago in Nagoya, Japan. The three-day conference that starts on Tuesday expects some 300...

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

Pratibha Pande to Complete Survey of Goa Sanctuaries

Chief minister Manohar Parrikar has decided to appoint environmentalist Pratibha Pande to complete the survey of sanctuaries in the state.  While hearing the petition in February, the high court had requested the chief minister to personally look...

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Studies Show Indonesia Home to Most At-Risk Species

Two new, separate studies have identified Indonesia as one of the countries where biodiversity is most at threat, both in terms of species’ conservation status and in their vulnerability to climate change. In the paper “Global Patterns...

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Study Led by NUS Scientists Reveals Escalating Cost of Forest Conservation

In the face of unprecedented deforestation and biodiversity loss, policy makers are increasingly using financial incentives to encourage conservation. However, a research team led by the National University of Singapore (NUS) revealed that in the long run,...

Monday, March 18th, 2013

Kerala to Map Marine Biodiversity

The Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) has initiated a programme to prepare a Marine Biodiversity Register (MBR) documenting the underwater ecology of the inshore areas and the traditional knowledge systems of fishermen in the State. The pilot...

Monday, January 7th, 2013

Indonesia’s Indigenous People Preserve Biodiversity

Dubbed one of the world’s top-two mega centers of biodiversity alongside Brazil, Indonesia is also a country of enormous cultural diversity. Among its 259.94 million inhabitants today, there are more than 500 ethnic groups speaking over 1,000...

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Indonesia Approves Landmark Forest Protection Project

Indonesia on Wednesday approved a rainforest conservation project that sets aside an area roughly the size of Singapore and rewards investors with tradeable carbon credits in the first of its kind to win formal backing in the...

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

Kerala Leads in Biodiversity Thanks to Local Bodies

M.K Muneer, Kerala's minister for panchayat and social welfare, said Wednesday the state leads in biodiversity thanks to the active participation of local bodies. Kerala is the only state in the country to be maintaining the People's Biodiversity...

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