Heavy rains caused massive flooding in Jakarta on Thursday bringing the city to a halt.
An international team of biologists has proposed a global monitoring system that measures and reports on biodiversity change or loss,
12 Nobel laureates and winners of the Turing Award, Millennium Technology Prize, and Fields Medal will mentor and inspire 280 young scientists at the Global Young Scientists Summit 2013.
Asia is the largest regional emitter of mercury in the world, says a new report released by the United Nations Environment Program.
Indonesia has passed a law requiring cigarette packets to bear graphic photographic warnings.
The Philippines plans to introduce electronic tricycle taxis to replace its petrol-fueled models, in a move that could cut carbon dioxide emissions by a quarter of million tons.
Arianespace will launch an Earth observation satellite on behalf of the Vietnamese Academy of Science and Technology in 2013.
In a series of photos that have gone viral on the Internet, nearly 20,000 shark fins are shown being laid out to dry on a rooftop in the Kennedy Town district of Hong Kong.
Only 380 Yangtze finless porpoise were identified during a survey of the Yangtze River, marking a significant decline from 2006.
China will recruit six new oceanauts for its deep sea exploration program, Beijing Daily reported Friday.