Jakarta’s Urban Development Threatens Wildlife Reserve

Indonesia’s surging economy and fast growing population is driving a building boom in Jakarta, which suffer from a legacy of poor urban design and weak enforcement of planning laws.

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The Philippines Urged To Develop Calamity Resilient Crops

The Philippine government must have a stronger research and development program in agriculture in place to increase productivity and help develop calamity resilient crops agriculture base in the face of natural disaster such as the dry spell wrought by El Niño and the over 20 storms that hit the country annually, according to Senator Edgardo Angara.

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World Population To Reach 9.2 Billion in 2050

The World’s population will likely reach 9.2 billion in 2050, with nearly three times as many people over the age of 60 and virtually all growth in the developing world, the UN Population Division reported.

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India Promotes “Honeymoon Package” To Curb Population Growth

Persuading couples to wait is one strategy India is using to curb a rapidly growing population that threatens to turn its demography from a prized asset into a crippling burden.

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