United Nations Environment today announced a shortlist of regional finalists for the Young Champions of the Earth prize.

Singapore has seized nearly 26 tonnes of pangolin scales - the most ever recorded - in two separate operations over the past week, increasing calls for improved protection for the endangered specie

Authorities in Singapore say they’ve seized yet another illegal shipment of pangolin scales, this time adding another 12.7 tons to last week’s interdiction of 12.9 tons of scales – or about 21,000

Plastic producers and users including Shell, ExxonMobil, LyondellBasell, Chevron and P&G are investing US$1.5 billion over the next five years to fight plastic waste, with a focus on Southeast

Revolv, a new container rental service, is launching in Singapore and could help cut single-use plastic from food and drink takeaways, the fastest growing source of plastic waste in the convenience

This book aims to give policy makers an overview of the evolution of science, technology and innovation (STI) policies in a selected number of East Asian countries. China, Japan, Republic of Korea and Singapore have transformed their economies and societies in recent decades.

The minimum legal age for smoking in the Republic will be raised to 19 years old from Jan 1.

Insufficient regulation and fossil fuel subsidies are holding back Southeast Asia’s transition to a low carbon economy, according to a new report released by Eco-Business.

SMOKING is a scourge. It is the leading preventable cause of cancer and kills over 7m people annually, mostly in low- and middle-income countries.

The 2015 smoke haze episode was one of the most severe and prolonged transboundary air pollution events ever seen in Southeast Asia (SEA), affecting the air quality of several countries within the region including Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. The 24 h mean outdoor PM2.5 (particulate matter (PM) with aerodynamic diameter ≤ 2.5 μm) concentrations ranged from 72–157 μg m−3 in Singapore during this episode, exceeding the WHO 24 h mean PM2.5 guidelines (25 μg m−3) several times over.

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