Harvesting Risk When Saving Forests

The international NGO, Harapan Rainforest [Rainforest Hopes] is in the midst of restoring former concession forests in Jambi and South Sumatra provinces; it has been trying since 2008 to replant the forest areas there. But things have not gone smoothly. Conflicts with newcomers to the area and with the Indone more ...

April 10, 2014 (0) comments

Communicating Silent Emergencies

By Kunda Dixit* This was bound to happen: people are now more worried about the hydrocarbon footprint of the food they eat than its carbohydrate content. Are we all going overboard as zealous climate campaigners trying to panic the public with ever more dire warnings that the end is nigh? Will it be a self-fu more ...

July 16, 2014 (0) comments

ASEAN’s Slow Pace Lauded

BANGKOK, Jul 20 (Bangkok Post) - ASEAN countries should maintain their macroeconomic policies including optimal government intervention as opposed to the rapid liberalisation practised in the West, says a Hong Kong monetary analyst. more ...

July 23, 2013 (0) comments

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