#science News

Zhejiang, China
China’s coastal cities face the greatest risk from flooding over the next three decades, along with key Asian municipalities Mumbai, Dhaka, Bangkok and Quezon City.
Fisherman_China
Recent research has indicated that modifications to aspects of the water cycle are now causing Earth system destabilisation at a scale that modern civilisation might not have ever faced.
Mangroves in Australia
While climate change may bring some benefits to mangrove forests, the net effect will be strongly negative, researchers say. Mangroves are particularly vulnerable to stressors like sea level rise and cyclonic activity.
Coke's beverage bottle made from 100 per cent plant-based plastic
Months after the world’s biggest corporates agreed to develop a treaty to stop plastic pollution, experts examine solutions that corporates have claimed will be able to stem the global waste issue.
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#science Opinion

Participants of a community-based fire prevention and peatland restoration project in Riau province, Indonesia.
There is an intrinsic North-South divide in environmental research, which is also felt in Southeast Asia. There needs to be a mindset change to roll back some of these inequalities.
Relicanthus sp. CCZ
The deep ocean can be used for carbon dioxide removal from our atmosphere. Here are the opportunities, risks and constraints.
fire in sequoia national forest
Some plants and animals love fire. Others do not. Science will help figure out which areas to burn, which to hose and how to create resilient ecosystems.
Forests cleared along Oregon’s Coast Range in the US
Permanently protecting large, mature forests is a faster and cheaper way to stabilise Earth's climate than complex carbon capture and storage schemes, and more effective than planting new trees.
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#science Videos

fossil fuel warning on greenwash ads
In the video, environmental law group ClientEarth compares the oil and gas giant's advertisements on its low-carbon investments to a burger chain claiming that they’re vegan because they’ve got salad on the menu.
changing course 2019
Eco-Business releases the trailer for a documentary that traces the relationship between ecosystems in the North Pole and Asia, in the second edition of its flagship campaign on climate action, Changing Course.
Bertrand Piccard
The first person ever to fly around the world powered only by solar energy has taken on a bigger challenge: find solutions to protect the planet while making a profit.
monsanto
Monsanto, the name once synonymous with Agent Orange, has left its past behind. Or has it? A video made by a Brisbane-based current affairs site is accusing the American agribusiness giant of grave environmental and social transgressions, and it doesn't stop at the Vietnam War.
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#science Podcasts

Earth300
Forget Lady Gaga and K-pop. It’s time to celebrate those working feverishly to avert climate doom, says Aaron Olivera, the man behind a proposed research ship that will gather more than a hundred scientists to study climate solutions.
The billion-dollar Gardens by the Bay project is built on 101 hectares of land in Marina Bay, the heart of Singapore's Central Business District.
Climate change is causing sea levels to rise at an alarming rate, and nowhere is more at risk than archipelagic Southeast Asia. Climate scientist Professor Benjamin Horton of the Earth Observatory of Singapore tells the Eco-Business Podcast about the risks of rising waters and what can be done to address the problem.
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