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Saturday, October 29th, 2011

Zoning Laws Can Help Pandas and People live in peace

As the world's biodiversity hotspots are increasingly stressed by their human neighbors, zoning is becoming a common strategy to balance environmental protection and human needs. But a recent study conducted by Michigan State University researchers shows zoning...

Monday, September 26th, 2011

Singapore’s Biodiversity Key to Its Identity

To get people in Singapore to reach out and engage even more with nature, National Parks Board (NParks) on Saturday announced the launch of a new programme Community in Nature (CIN). Brigadier-General (NS) Tan Chuan-Jin, Minister of...

Sunday, September 11th, 2011

Sarawak, India Collaborate on Biodiversity Research Centre

The state government and Bangalore government of India are ready to initiate the establishment of the most sophisticated Asia-Pacific biodiversity research centre to be based in Kuching. Environment Assistant Minister Datuk Peter Nansian said that negotiations between...

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

New Zealand Embarks on Four-Year, $4 Million Mapping Programme

The government of New Zealand has announced a research programme today to use satellite imagery and geospatial mapping to map forests, pastures, rivers and cities across the country. The four-year Land Cover Research Programme was launched with...

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

Australia Planning Wildlife Corridors

As part of its commitment to taking a strategic landscape-scale approach to biodiversity, the Australian Government will invest $10.0 million over three years in the National Wildlife Corridors Plan. The Plan will develop and pilot a national...

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

First Satellite Tagging Of Saltwater Crocodile In Borneo

The Sabah Wildlife Department (SWD) and Danau Girang Field Centre (DGFC) recently fitted a satellite tag on a saltwater crocodile in the Kinabatangan, an effort to monitor its movements to ensure its further survival following the changing...

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Water Conservation Among Top Priorities

The UAE’s contributions towards the global forest conservation programmes are focused on improving protection of biodiversity and fragile environments backed by solid policies to reduce carbon footprint and constantly planting mangroves in all coastal areas, according to...

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

India Deploys the Latest Technologies to Support Wildlife Conservation

India's wildlife and forest management officials are finding a new way of dealing with endangered fauna - by using simple but effective technology tools such as radio sensor tagging that helps in tracking the movement and breeding...

Monday, March 7th, 2011

First Large-scale Map of Oil Palm Plantations Reveals Big Environmental Toll

Expansion of industrial oil palm plantations across Malaysia and Indonesia have laid waste to vast areas of forest and peatlands, exacerbating greenhouse gas emissions and putting biodiversity at risk, reports a new satellite-based analysis that maps mature...

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Asia Improves Global Forest Outlook

In this International Year of Forests, much focus is being places on the health of forests and the services that they perform for the environment, biodiversity and the economy. Asia has been a global leader in forest...

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