climate change

Climate Change Controlled Where Early Humans Lived

Climate shifts caused by astronomical changes affected early humans’ movement patterns, reveals a study

Asia’s Rising Scientists: Champika Ellawala Kankanamge

As invasive species threaten to take over aquatic ecosystems, Dr. Champika Ellawala Kankanamge works to restore the biodiversity of native plants and animals. We are revisiting this interview with her today on International Women's Day 2022.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Gabriel Lau

For fifty years, Professor Gabriel Lau has dedicated himself to understanding the forces behind climate change—a field that grows more advanced and more urgent each day.
2021 science stories, 2021 roundup

Asian Scientist Magazine’s 2021 Roundup

Here are 10 of Asian Scientist Magazine’s top stories in 2021, highlighting scientific advances in diverse domains from COVID-19 to climate change.
plant growth, climate warming

Two Sides Of The Same Plant: Mismatched Responses To Warming

Climate warming induces different responses in plant growth patterns above and below ground, potentially disrupting ecosystem stability.

#ExtremeWeather Updates: How Trending Posts Save Lives

Harnessing real-time conversational data from social networking platforms can provide life-saving information amidst extreme weather events.

Carbon Emissions Skyrocket In Deforested Southeast Asia

As forest clearance shifted to elevated areas in Southeast Asia, stockpiles of carbon have been lost at an accelerated pace in recent years.

Asian Scientist Magazine’s June 2021 Roundup

Across Asia, scientists are uncovering the paths walked by ancient animals and looking for new ways to tackle dengue and climate change.

Keeping Farming Afloat With Floating Gardens

Adopting Bangladesh's floating gardens could reduce food insecurity in parts of the world prone to flooding because of climate change.

How Native Rice Varieties Can Help Fight Climate Change

A previously overlooked local rice variety in Vietnam could be used to help breed more climate-resilient crops, find scientists.