TOP STORYWithin 100 years, rising oceans will submerge the 34 islands that comprise the Republic of Kiribati, a Least Developed Country in the central Pacific Ocean. Its citizens – more than 100,000 today – could lose the land that they call home. Already, researchers are contemplating how futuristic floating islands could preserve the nation. And at the AAAS-TWAS Summer Course, experts explored how science diplomacy could build support to protect island nations from catastrophic climate change. (Photo: Charly W. Karl | Flickr | CC BY-ND 2.0) More
Increasing the Academy's women Fellows and its geographical diversity is a top priority, says TWAS President Bai Chunli.
"Our young ones must start thinking what can they do to improve the future world rather than what career should they pursue." — Professor Datuk Dr. Asma Ismail,
the 5th president of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia.
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