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Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Abu Dhabi to List its Flora, Fauna

The emirate will make a comprehensive inventory of its flora and fauna, announced the Environment Agency — Abu Dhabi (EAD) on Tuesday. According to geographic information system analyst Hossam el Elkamy, who specialises in biodiversity, the process...

Sunday, April 1st, 2012

Kerala to Participate in World’s Biggest Biodiversity Event

Kerala has made huge strides in the field of biodiversity, and is now set to participate in the 11th Conference of Parties (CoP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) slated to be held in Hyderabad Oct...

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

A Damming Assessment of Mekong Development

With a watershed of 800,000 square kilometres, the Mekong River basin supports the world’s largest inland fishery and is home to 65 million people in six countries: China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia. “Most of the...

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

The 2011 Philippine Biodiversity Expedition: Unraveling the Philippines’ Natural Wonders

Though a lot of species have already been discovered through scientific explorations and studies, it is believed that 90 percent of life on the planet is yet to be known. Though the Earth is just a pinprick...

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Workshop to Digitise Brunei’s Biodiversity Resources

Brunei’s Ministry of Development and the Asean Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) is currently conducting the second data organisation and clearing-house mechanism (CHM) establishment and maintenance workshop beginning yesterday February 14 until February 16. The three-day event received...

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Korean/Japanese Experts of Biodiversity and Climate Change Sign MOU

Korean and Japanese experts collaborated and shared ideas to strengthen the professionalism for climate change adaptation of Asian organisms. The National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR, President Ahn, Yeon-soon) under the Ministry of Environment, announced on the...

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Australia Provides One Billion to Landowners for Vegetation Projects

Close to one billion dollars has been made available to land owners who want to improve vegetation on their properties, through the Federal Government's Biodiversity Fund. The fund was launched in December, and the first round of...

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

Kerala Needs to Expand Green Cover to Save Rare Species

The three major biodiversity hotspots in Kerala - Agasthyamala, Silent Valley and Anamalai are facing the crisis of reduced gene flow and increased genetic drift. This is contributing to the loss of rare, endemic and threatened species,...

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Eastern Himalayan Nations Reach Agreement on Regional Climate Deal

The nations of Bhutan, Nepal, India and Bangladesh have signed a regional climate change adaptation declaration that will see wide-ranging collaboration on energy, water, food and biodiversity issues, a deal that could lead the way to similar...

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

Malaysia’s Biodiversity Advocate

A former Veterinary Services Department director-general has become  a leading advocate of conservation to help maintain Malaysia’s position as one of the 12 mega biodiversity nations. Tan Sri Dr Ahmad Mustaffa Babjee said his first priority in...

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