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In 1854, the island of Singapore consists of a multitude of small hills, three or four hundred feet high, the summit of many of which, are still covered with virgin forest, told Alfred Russel Wallace, an English naturalist in his book “The Malay Archipelago.”…Continue
Added by Harry Surjadi on June 11, 2007 at 17:35 — No Comments
There is a lot that is not said about the reporting on science and the environment in the privately owned manstream media and public broadcasting . This is an observation emanating from a regional, local as well as global perspective. Social, economic and political issues always take centre stage, with science and the environment relegated to the mid section of the mainstream newspapers and in News Bulletins mentioned in passing. What is happening in the Newsrooms no one knows unless…Continue
The natural gift is invaded by us( human) and in the long run see level decreased due to polution of organic and inorganic matters refusals(flood, climate hot etc )and started to make inhabitants, shelter and farming. This is an example of a naked play with mountain and noture, Pictures is self explanotary. It is created by us. I mean this disaster is done by us.…Continue
I HAD RECENTLY INITIATED A PROJECT ON FORMAL -INFORMAL SECTOR INTERPHASE FOR EVALUATION OF TRADITIONAL METAL MEDICINE. THIS REGION HAS A HISTORY OF TRADITIONAL METAL MEDICINES CONTAINING ARSENIC AND MERCURY COMPOUNDS OR DERIVATIVES/ORGANIC COMPLEXES.
THOUGH THERE ARE SOME REPORTS OF ANTI-CANCER MEDICINAL EFFECTS OF CHINESE MEDICINES…Continue
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Tuesday, September 20th, 2005 at 04.00 AM, the sky in Braja Asri Village, about one kilometer from the boundary of the Way Kambas National Park, was still dark. A six years old female Sumatran rhino was seen by villagers. The 217 cm long young rhino did not think that today would be her longest day ever.…Continue
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Indonesia is not only a multi-ethnic nation with more than 3,000 languages and diversified cultures. Indonesia is rich in biological diversity also. Indonesia vies with Brazil for the title of richest country on Earth in term of biological diversity.…Continue
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Here is the typical picture of worst slum areas in Jakarta and other big cities in Indonesia: most of the houses made of recycled wooden pallets, plastic or cardboard boxes, or used asbestos; houses usually have only one room and usually packed with five or more people. The environment surrounding the slums is as poor as the inhabitants: lack of proper sewerage system, no electricity, lack of clean water supply, and…Continue
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A study planned by the G8 nations could focus much-needed attention on the environmental degradation at the core of so many of the world’s problems, or it could sink like a stone, writes
Camilla Toulmin, director of the International Institute for
Environment and Development.
The leaders of the G8 group of most industrialised nations are set to back a study of the economic value of biological diversity at this week’s summit in
Maybe many of you have known about this news, which came through yesterday at a press briefing. I was there and have produced several stories about it. You can find them at www.chinadaily.com.cn or www.scidev.net.
I would like to say here that I do feel an urge for China to do more about mitigating climate change, especially in the implementation of this all-around program. Share with you an anecdote: After…Continue
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Many of you may already be familiar with the work of the International Institute for Sustainable Development in providing coverage of international environmental policy meetings. For the last sixteen years, we have been sending teams of academics to both UN negotiations and other key policy meetings, where science meets politics. We started doing this work in 1992 in the preparations for the UN Conference on Environment and Development in Rio and…Continue
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