Pak Has South Asias Highest Infant Mortality Rate: Report
The Society for the Protection of the Child (SPARC) has said that Pakistan has the highest maternal and infant mortality rate in South Asia.
In a report prepared by it, SPARC further said that around 10 million children work to assist their families.
About 6.463 million children do ...
China's biotech industry: An Asian dragon is growing
...effects. The companys first product on the market, GuBang, is a material for bone void filling that can aid bone growth and serve the growing needs of asias
Chinese firms are also developing vaccines to address both local and global needs. They include Shanghai United Cell Biotech, which...
Killer fungus spells disaster for wheat
... A WHEAT disease that could destroy most of the worlds main wheat crops could strike south asias
vast wheat fields two years earlier than research had suggested, leaving millions to starve. The fungus, called Ug99, has spread from Africa to Iran, ...
Destruction of Sumatra forests driving global climate change and species extinction
...emissions and 26 percent of annual German emissions.
Riau was chosen for the study because it is home to vast peatlands estimated to hold Southeast asias
largest store of carbon, and contains some of the most critical habitat for Sumatran elephants and tigers. It also has Indonesia's highest deforestat...
'Genetic corridors' are next step to saving tigers
...the recent UN meeting that he and other tiger conservationists would be seeking additional approval and assistance from other heads of state.
economic tigers are on the rise, wild tigers in Asia are in decline, Rabinowitz said. Much like the call-out for global agreements on banning tiger pa...
Great Ape Trust signs agreement with Universitas Nasional in Jakarta
...matter of course, and a limited number of organizations and institutions have MOUs with Universitas Nasional in Jakarta, Wich pointed out.
only great ape, orangutans are caught in a brutal downward spiral caused by deforestation, illegal poaching and the illegal pet trade, Wich said. The ...
Gates funding to help poor rice farmers
...es that followed. The new funding comes at a vital time for rice farmers, who are now facing major production pressure and rising prices that threaten asias
continued economic growth.
The project is underpinned by IRRIs new strategic plan, Bringing Hope, Improving Lives. With its focus on reducing pove...
Wisconsin can lead the nation to energy independence
... The security challenges created by our dependence on risky sources of foreign oil combined with the rising costs and instability from asias
growing demand and our own storm ravaged infrastructure requires bold leadership by policy makers. We must pursue home-grown solutions including the ...