Wednesday, September 28, 2022

On Concerns Around Potential Amendments to the Shark Ban in the Maldives

Media statement by The Republic of Maldives’ Ministry of Fisheries, Marine Resources and Agriculture: Following serious concerns regarding the status of shark stocks in Maldivian...

Conservation Spotlight: Living in The Midst of it All – Sahil Zutshi’s Journey on...

Interviewed by Elizabeth Lim  Video produced by Lua Guan Sang    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WMX2E8mBb0&ab_channel=Marketinguw360   ASIAN Geographic recently caught up with nature and wildlife conservationist Sahil Zutshi, who left his work...

Meet Me in the Middle

Everybody knows about this imaginary line on the Earth’s surface that lies equidistant from the North Pole and the South Pole. Almost half the...
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The Light That Never Goes Out

Azerbaijan is known as “The Land of Fire”, and aptly so. When Marco Polo visited the then-Persian city of Baku, he wrote about numerous...
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Hibaku: The Witness Trees of Hiroshima

Almost 200 trees survived the direct effects of the Hiroshima atomic blast on August 6, 1945, and are now called hibaku jumoku – the survivor trees.

Oceans, Seas, Rivers – What’s the Difference?

Oceans, seas and rivers are the Earth’s prized assets, influencing the survival of flora and fauna, as well as sustaining organisms and all living...

Flowing Through Our Hearts: The International Day of Action for Rivers

According to International Rivers, the International Day of Action for Rivers is a day dedicated to solidarity – when diverse communities around the world...

International Polar Bear Day: Meet the Snow Giants

Today, on International Polar Bear Day, we celebrate the majestic snow giant and its charming characteristics. 

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