Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
Taking a stand against ecological ruin
A journey through a virtual human stomach to follow the trail of microplastics or holding the gaze of the person on-screen to take a stand against deforestation are among more than 20 multi-sensory art experiences being offered at “MeshMinds 2.0: ArtxTechforGood”, which takes place next month at the ArtScience Museum in Singapore.
Thu, 22 Nov 2018 01:00
New forest monitoring system to help fight climate change
Thailand is developing forest monitoring systems to measure its success at reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and carbon stocks preservation (REDD+).
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 17:00
Saving forests must remain a focus for slowing climate change
Will Mekong region policymakers heed the clarion call by global scientists? Ask China.
Sun, 26 Aug 2018 01:00
Buddhist monks battling deforestation in Cambodia
His memories often bring But Buntenh back to Cambodia 30 years ago. There were jungles as far as the eye could see. Centuries-old trees gave shade and provided shelter to birds and wild animals.
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:44
Fears tarantula may go off the menu in Cambodia due to deforestation, hunting
While a plate piled high with hairy, palm-sized tarantulas is the stuff of nightmares for some, these garlic fried spiders are a coveted treat in Cambodia, where the only fear is that they may soon vanish due to deforestation and unchecked hunting.
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 20:15
First Hit of a Hoe’ project aims to bring crop diversity, self-sufficiency to Nan maize growers
One hoe after another hit the earth time and time again before long lines of a metre-long channel began to take shape on a plot of land that had been turned into a cornfield.
Wed, 01 Nov 2017 01:00
Saving Indonesia’s birds-of-paradise one village at a time
Deep in Indonesia’s easternmost province, a group of birdwatchers wait in earnest hoping to glimpse the renowned birds-of-paradise. Rampant poaching and deforestation have devastated populations once plentiful in Papua’s jungles.
Sun, 03 Sep 2017 01:00
The high price we pay for deforestation
Floods in many countries are taking a huge toll on life and property; afforestation is one way to address the crisis
Tue, 02 May 2017 12:08
Supreme Court jails elderly couple for deforestation
The Supreme Court on Tuesday sentenced an elderly couple from Kalasin province to five years in prison for deforestation.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 01:00
HSBC exposed as banker behind Indonesia’s deforestation crisis
Greenpeace International exposed in a new report on Tuesday how HSBC loaned hundreds of millions of dollars to some of the most destructive palm-oil companies in Indonesia.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 18:37
1,300 people win the right to live in Nan forest areas
THE Prime Minister has given more than 1,300 people in Nan the right to live in forest-land in an effort to encourage people to live harmoniously with nature and tackle deforestation.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 01:00
Deforestation cause of flood
Deforestation is to be blamed for floods last Wednesday in Cameron Highlands that claimed at least three lives.
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 01:00
How do we ensure elephants in Peninsular Malaysia survive
KUALA LUMPUR - The last wild elephant in Selangor was captured in 1991. That is the price paid for rapid development and deforestation in the state, which resulted in the loss of habitat for the largest land animal.
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 18:28
NRSA introduces ‘Nan Model’ to deal with forest encroachment
The National Reform Steering Assembly (NRSA)’s working group on land use management and reforestation has introduced the “Nan Model” to tackle severe watershed deforestation in Nan province. Concerned authorities will gauge the damage before coming up wit
Sun, 03 Jul 2016 01:00
Palm oil companies ditch landmark Indonesian 'zero deforestation' pact
JAKARTA - Major palm oil companies that backed a landmark Indonesian "zero deforestation" pact on green practices have now ditched it in favour of less strict standards, triggering criticism the companies have caved into Indonesian government pressure.