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Fish farms turn to AI, recirculating systems to scale up sustainable aquaculture

Fish farms turn to AI, recirculating systems to scale up sustainable aquaculture

A smart floating fish farm has launched in Singapore, with high-tech solutions that can be scaled up in the region. How do recirculating aquaculture systems help relieve pressure on overfished and increasingly polluted oceans?

Guarding against the coronavirus, sustainably: Are reuseable face masks the answer?

Guarding against the coronavirus, sustainably: Are reuseable face masks the answer?

With surgical masks going out of stock all over the world as the Covid-19 coronavirus spreads, how can concerned citizens help to protect themselves and others without damaging the planet?

Food and beverage industry: No plans to totally discard plastic

Food and beverage industry: No plans to totally discard plastic

Plastic restrictions are sweeping Asia, but the sustainability chief of a regional food and beverage trade association says such measures are not the most effective solution. The industry cannot do without packaging, says Edwin Seah.

In Asia, finance may be the most effective weapon in the climate fight

In Asia, finance may be the most effective weapon in the climate fight

Following in the footsteps of the European and US markets, green finance across Asia has taken off in the last five years. How has sustainable finance evolved across the region?

‘Plastic-eating enzyme’ marketed in Southeast Asia alleged to be a scam

‘Plastic-eating enzyme’ marketed in Southeast Asia alleged to be a scam

A chemical formula billed as an eco solution to plastic waste, pests and livestock nutrition, has been challenged by former business partners to be 'fraudulent' after tests. The solution has been trialed in three countries in the region.

How can businesses address biodiversity loss? Start by being less bad for nature

How can businesses address biodiversity loss? Start by being less bad for nature

Cosmetics firms can look at reducing palm oil use, while wineries can cut chemicals to help animal pollinators. Companies should examine ways to make production chains more friendly to biodiversity, says eminent scientist Sandra Diaz.

Meet the Eco-Business A-Listers: Dr Lee Hui Mien, responsible tourism steward

Meet the Eco-Business A-Listers: Dr Lee Hui Mien, responsible tourism steward

Dr Lee Hui Mien, sustainability head at Singapore nature park complex Mandai Park Development, entered the field before 'sustainability' was a buzzword. In this interview, she says the hardest thing about her job is changing mindsets.

Japanese plastics firm shines for Asia in ranking of world's greenest corporate giants

Japanese plastics firm shines for Asia in ranking of world's greenest corporate giants

Plastics firm Sekisui Chemical is the highest ranked Asian firm in a global index of the most sustainable corporations by Canadian publisher Corporate Knights. CK's boss says it is 'worrying' that there are not more Asian firms in the list.

5 ways to usher in a climate-friendly Chinese New Year

5 ways to usher in a climate-friendly Chinese New Year

Can consumers do their part to curb climate change while observing traditions and ushering in good fortune this Lunar New Year? Businesses and environmental activists offer tips on how to achieve both aims.

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