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The Epitome of Contrasts: The final frontier of Asia

The Kamchatka Peninsula is one of the most remote regions from the population centres of Russia. For example, for people who live in Moscow...

Transamerica Life Bermuda Partners with WWF to Raise Awareness on Forest Conservation

The “Rewrap Project” wraps your gifts in used newspaper or FSC certified paper to support a more sustainable Christmas Singapore, 28 November 2019 – Transamerica...

Priest, Pachyderm and Pygmy

A theory gone unheeded for decades finally came to the attention of the scientific community and struck gold in 2003, when bones of a new, pygmy-sized hominin species were discovered on the island of Flores, Indonesia.

Unfinished Business

With an estimated 100 million sharks slaughtered every year, we take a look at how countries’ practices  and policies are impacting the shark fin trade in Asia.
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12 New Deep-Sea Species Discovered in Indonesia

Discovered creatures include a fuzzy crab and a zebra-patterned lobster

4 Reasons Why Sustainable Development Goals Should Matter To Businesses

By Katreena Sarmiento Sustainability has been an increasingly relevant topic of conversation across different spheres. From policy-making to education, health, and even among businesses. As...
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Malaysia’s unconventional marine conservation model

To stop the destruction of sea life, the people from Malaysia’s marine park Tun Mustapha decided to work with poachers instead of against them

Turning Over a New Leaf: How New Delhi Turned Green

by Shakila Rajendra At the start of 2016, India’s capital city implemented yet another breakthrough initiative in a push to lose the reputation of being...

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