Category: Climate Change

Arctic exhibition featuring top explorers set for world premiere in Singapore

A body of work produced by some of the world’s best wildlife photographers and artists which will reveal the magnificence of a white horizon, the charismatic icons of the polar north such as polar bears and seals, the brotherhood of walruses, birds of the northern sky and the hypnotic attraction of icebergs and glaciers is set to make its World Premiere at the Ion Art Gallery in Singapore on 5 April.  Continue reading “Arctic exhibition featuring top explorers set for world premiere in Singapore”

Asia Pulp & Paper under fire from green activists over new South Sumatra mill

Green groups have accused Indonesian pulp and paper giant Asia Pulp and Paper of causing environmental damage to peatlands after its pulp and paper mill in South Sumatra started production in December 2016. Continue reading “Asia Pulp & Paper under fire from green activists over new South Sumatra mill”

Transparency for a clearer picture

img_0743 by Kavickumar Muruganathan

Having pumped in billions of dollars into the economies of countries such as Malaysia and Indonesia, the palm oil industry is estimated to be worth about US$88 billion dollars by 2022. An extremely versatile ingredient, palm oil is found in consumer products ranging from chocolates to cosmetics. Continue reading “Transparency for a clearer picture”