The ASEAN Economic Community could also spur both the cross-border movement of researchers and greater specialization, in turn broadening cooperation in science and technology.
Researchers have found that previously logged forests may be overlooked sources of refuge for mammals across different small-scale landscapes in Borneo.
The Thomson Reuters report, which examines ASEAN research and patenting activity, also shows that the group almost doubled its share of the world’s research papers.
Innovators under the age of 35 from Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Taiwan can now apply for the regional 2017 Innovators Under 35 list.
The floods which have affected eight million people in Cambodia, Vietnam, and Thailand have underlined shortcomings in disaster risk reduction, says the UNISDR.