Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Our Planet, Our Life: Cleaning Up Versova Beach

Text: Shreya Acharya Instead of revelling in a much sought-after public holiday by having breakfast in bed or catching up on daytime TV, about 4800...

Gone Dry: Trees as an Antidote to Desertification

by Professor Alon TalWhen the United Nations and the World Bank brought together the best minds in ecology from around the world to assess...

Wave of Destruction: Remembering the 2014 Indian Ocean Tsunami

by Kathy PohThe way the oceans took all that they had was how a predator might pounce on its unsuspecting prey. As waters along...

Prized Medicinal Plants and Animals

by Rachel Kwek Mankind has for thousands of years tapped into the plethora of plants and animals on Earth for medicine and food. We take...

Philippine Eagle Coming to Singapore Wildlife Reserve for Breeding

by Leilani Chavez on 11 June 2019 The Philippines has loaned off two Philippine eagles (Pithecophaga jefferyi) to Singapore for a 10-year breeding agreement, part of...

Ambassadors from Ancient Asia

An ambassador travels to distant parts of the world and brings stories with them from their homeland. Today, Asia – Earth’s supercontinent – is...

New Zealand South Island: Nature’s Bounty

By Adrian Page. (Photo by Kevin Schafer/Corbis) Take an unforgettable journey through a captivating, picturesque mountain range, gradually giving way to numerous river systems and...

The 10 Nuturients For Healthy Green Plants

Are the plants in your garden or office dying even though they are getting water and sun regularly? Asian Geographic lists 10 of the...

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