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The scanty gelam forest hides unique plants

Deemed as poor forest, the little-known gelam forest has largely been cleared for development.

Asia most exposed to disasters, Africa most vulnerable

Nearly 1.4 billion people in India, Bangladesh and Pakistan face at least one major threat from Nature, especially flooding, severe storms and earthquakes.

DNA of rice raises hopes of a green revolution

Scientists recently completed the DNA sequencing of more than 3,000 of the world's most significant varieties of rice.

Hunger threatens millions as El Nino causes drought and floods

Aid agencies call for urgent action as failed harvests, stunted crops and soaring prices trigger food shortages in Africa, the Caribbean and Asia.

Right mistakes or right wrongs?

An old New Year’s wish stuck on the fridge reminds us that its OK to make mistakes.

5 steps we should take to reduce carbon emission

Malaysia recently commited to reducing its carbon emission. Here are five steps we should take.

Climate change – the real world threat

What is scarier than aliens invading our planet? Climate change, that’s what.

Threat from strongest ever El Nino in 50 years

Agencies are bracing for huge humanitarian need as strongest-ever El Nino threatens to batter vulnerable countries with extreme weather for months.

We're not doing enough to curb global warming

UN: National pledges far from enough to halt global warming.

Earth in uncharted territory on global warming

Life on Earth threatened as greenhouse gases hit record levels.