Media Release: 17th Meeting of the Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee (MSC) on Transboundary Haze Pollution

28 July 2015, Jakarta Indonesia — Ministers responsible for the environment from Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand met on the occasion of the Seventeenth Meeting of the Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee (MSC) on Transboundary Haze Pollution on 28 July 2015 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The Ministers noted the ASEAN Specialised Meteorological Centre’s (ASMC’s) weather […]

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ACB-Germany-ASEAN Launch Programme on Biodiversity

7 April 2015, Jakarta, Indonesia — A program that will protect the biological diversity, promote the sustainable management of natural ecosystems, and improve the livelihoods of the local population in the ASEAN region was launched today by Germany and the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) in Jakarta, Indonesia. Titled “Protection of Biological Diversity in the […]

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Sharing Lessons from Biodiversity and Climate Change Projects in ASEAN

Protected area management has always had its challenges: habitat loss and destruction, poaching of wildlife, law enforcement, encroachment, and many more. In recent years, protected areas with increasingly fragile biodiversity had to contend with increasing pressures from climate change. This provided the impetus for the establishment of the Biodiversity and Climate Change Project (BCCP) by […]

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