Conservationist Crispen Wilson is helping local Indonesians recover after the tsunami, but in a way that doesn’t deplete local fish stocks.
Although commodity prices for a wide range of crops have fallen by as much as 50 percent from record highs in June, the financial crisis is expected to make food shortages dramatically worse.
Employee cutbacks in the US force firms to shift overseas, creating as many as 600,000 new jobs for Filipinos.
Burma said Monday it would allow in some Southeast Asian aid workers.
Rising prices, shortages of food items, and political gridlock spur calls for a quick election.
It's the easiest place in Central Asia to start a business, but high interest rates make it hard to get small business loans.
Scientists and politicians are moving to protect the enormous biodiversity in the Coral Triangle – a critical marine nursery for tuna and other species.