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Tunisia will host the second forum on Chinese and...
Mauritius: Workshop to Empower Participants On the Use of Geospatial Techniques
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ISRO’s GSAT-29 satellite launch on 14 Nov in the clouds after Cyclone Gaja warnings
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China to launch first Hongyan LEO communications constellation satellite soon
China will launch the first of around 320 satellites...
Russia Jammed GPS Signals During NATO Military Exercise Involving US Troops
The Russian military jammed GPS signals during a major...
Morocco to Launch Mohammed VI-B Satellite
Morocco will on November 21 launch the Mohammed VI-B...
China Focus: China to enhance space science, technology sharing in Asia-Pacific
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Russian Scientists to Set Up Space Observation Posts in Arctic by 2020
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China-France Oceanography Satellite to Assist with Disaster Management
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Monday, October 17th, 2016

Small-Scale Agriculture Threatens Rainforest

An extensive study presented in Nature Communications mapped the effects of small farmers on the rainforests of Southeast Asia, and findings are discouraging with regard to environmental impact, biodiversity and the economy. Similar studies focused on large-scale...

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

NUS Study Shows the Causes of Mangrove Deforestation in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia has the greatest diversity of mangrove species in the world, and mangrove forests provide multiple ecosystem services upon which millions of people depend on. Mangroves enhance fisheries by providing habitat for young fishes and offer...

Monday, August 31st, 2015

NASA, USAID Open Environmental Information Hub for Southeast Asia

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2015 —NASA and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Monday launched SERVIR-Mekong, a joint project to strengthen regional environmental monitoring in five countries in the lower Mekong region of Southeast Asia. One of three...

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

The Catlin Seaview Survey Maps the Coral Reefs in South East Asia

A team of scientists have begun a wide scale assessment of what could become one of the last refuges on Earth for coral reefs, if losses from climate change and human activity continue worldwide. The research, which is sponsored...

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Asian Experts Meet in Canberra to Study Earthquake Modelling Techniques

Participants from around southeast Asia are meeting in Canberra to be trained in state of the art earthquake modelling techniques to better understand the potential impacts on their communities. Representatives from Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines...

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

High-Resolution Satellites Help Monitor and Respond to Fires in Southeast Asia

One of the most devastating threats to the environment, economy, and human health in Indonesia comes in the form of fire. Forest and bush fires, illegal and often associated with agricultural expansion and land conflict,...

Monday, July 7th, 2014

Market Research: Location-based Services in Southeast Asia

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "LBS Market in Southeast Asia Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. An LBS is used to track the location of users in a wireless network using location-enabled mobile...

Monday, June 30th, 2014

Trove of Maps and Aerial Images Rescued from a Defunct Museum in Bristol

A collection of 1.5 million photographs, maps and other materials relating to the Commonwealth have been rescued from a defunct museum in Bristol. The images were taken for the Directorate of Overseas Surveys (DOS) from the 1940s...

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Southeast Asia Cities to Adopt Sustainable Energy Plans

Cities in Southeast Asia (SEA) are growing twice as fast as the rest of the world and by 2030, it is expected that 70 percent of SEA population will live in cities. Meeting the growing energy demands...

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

Juniper Systems’ Archer PC in Record Climb to Southeast Asia’s Tallest Peak‏

Juniper Systems’ Archer Field PC was recently used to record the elevation of a never-before-climbed peak in the remote Myanmar Himalaya. The peak, Mount Gamlang Razi, has historically been known as the second highest peak in Southeast...

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