New COP presidency set to prioritise the interests of small-island nations as talks turn to implementation
Some universities are approaching the top 20, their success partly down to ‘brain gain’ and research investment.
Fake news on social media erodes trust in science and threatens media freedom as countries warn of crackdowns.
Asia-Pacific region conspicuously missing in the March for Science.
Scientists say that forests regulate climate more through their role in rainfall than by acting as carbon sinks.
The closure of several mines in the Philippines puts the region’s spotlight on an industry often seen as destructive.
… While global R&D spending is at a new high, 80 per cent of that comes from only 10 countries, reports Crispin Maslog. …
Women, the saying goes, hold up half the sky but in Asia’s farms, women don’t get half the credit for their work.
… Organisers say the conference on small island states was a ‘shining success’, but Crispin Maslog asks what next? …