09 Jul '11, 11am

Wildlife Key to South Sudan's Future as New Nation: Group of giraffes in Badingilo National Park, South Sudan. P...

Group of giraffes in Badingilo National Park, South Sudan. Photo credit: © Paul Elkan/Wildlife Conservation Society . Ravaged by two civil wars over five decades, the world's newest nation has still managed to retain rich wildlands and massive populations of wildlife -- resources that conservationists say must become as important as oil for the new country to succeed in developing into a stable, economically viable state. South Sudan officially became independent from Sudan at 12:01 a.m. local time Saturday, the result of a long political process that started with a 2005 peace deal and culminated in an overwhelmingly pro-independence vote in January. The new government in Juba has its work cut out for it. Over-Dependent On Oil Exploration Among other challenges, the economy is dangerously over-dependent on oil exploration, which accounts for some 98 percent of the region's...

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Wildlife Key to South Sudan's Future as New Nation

treehugger.com 09 Jul '11, 11am

South Sudan officially became independent from Sudan at 12:01 a.m. local time Saturday, the result of a long political pro...

Wildlife Key to South Sudan's Future as New Nat...

treehugger.com 09 Jul '11, 11am

South Sudan officially became independent from Sudan at 12:01 a.m. local time Saturday, the result of a long political pro...

Pictures: South Sudan is world's newest nation

Pictures: South Sudan is world's newest nation

straitstimes.com 09 Jul '11, 10am

'We, the democratically elected representatives of the people, based on the will of the people of South Sudan, and as conf...

The world's newest nation: South Sudan

todayonline.com 10 Jul '11, 3am

JUBA - South Sudan raised the flag of its new nation for the first time yesterday, as thousands of South Sudanese citizens...

Work group formed to debate future of KTM railw...

straitstimes.com 09 Jul '11, 12pm

A huge group, made up of both MoS for National Development Tan Chuan Jin's entourage and members of the public at the Buki...

Brand-new South #Sudan is home to some increasingly rare African megafauna, says @mongabay

Brand-new South #Sudan is home to some increasi...

news.mongabay.com 10 Jul '11, 8pm

South Sudan’s tropical forests fast disappearing (06/06/2011) South Sudan’s tropical montane forests are fast disappearing...

Work group to debate future of railway land: AN...

straitstimes.com 09 Jul '11, 10pm

A huge group, made up of both MoS for National Development Tan Chuan Jin's entourage and members of the public at the Buki...

Relevant ----> Volunteer tourism defies recessi...

iied.org 09 Jul '11, 8pm

Despite reports that the international tourism market has suffered during the downturn, one strand of tourism – the gap ye...

Four dead in rain-hit South Korea

Four dead in rain-hit South Korea

straitstimes.com 09 Jul '11, 1pm

Floods and heavy rain left four people dead and two missing in South Korea, a news agency said on Saturday, citing local o...

You've heard and read about Great World, how about New World Amusement Park?

You've heard and read about Great World, how ab...

yesterday.sg 12 Jul '11, 1am

It had Chinese and Malay opera halls, shops, restaurants, cinemas, boxing arenas, shooting galleries, and soon established...

Sudan: enough is enough

care2.com 10 Jul '11, 10am

Saturday July 9, 2011, 8:31 am I signed - but as all of this is worked out in DEALS with the UN and with US approval I don...

Japan Scores Huge Rare Earth Find in the South Pacific

Japan Scores Huge Rare Earth Find in the South ...

cleantechnica.com 09 Jul '11, 6am

A truly gigantic rare earth find in sea mud off the coasts of Tahiti and Honolulu has just been announced by a Japanese re...

US official: #China has been helpful on #Sudan

straitstimes.com 02 Jul '11, 1pm

WASHINGTON - CHINA has played a helpful role in encouraging Sudan to move forward with reconciliation with the south, a se...

This has to stop! - 193 Rhinos Killed in South ...

treehugger.com 05 Jul '11, 3am

The WWF reports that of the 193 rhinos poached so far this year, 126 animals were killed in South Africa's Kruger National...