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Endangered Species Day. Music Press Asia

Turning The Tide for Endangered Animals

Our species, the Homo sapiens, has officially seized the world. For roughly 300 millennia, or most of our existence, our population numbers have risen gradually. It is estimated that there were about 170 million people on Earth around 2,000 years ago. But with the arrival of modern medicine and the Industrial Revolution, the human population exploded. Skyrocketing from a billion in 1800 to almost 7.9 billion today. Asia, the most rapidly developing part of the world, is contributing most significantly to this human-induced species decline. But just as the continent…

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Florian Ferruzza Interview with Music Press Asia

Vietnamese House Label Goes LIVE

In an interview with Music Press Asia, founder of Stargazing Records Florian Ferruzza shares the works of his debut album, starting his label in Vietnam and collaborating with local talent. PART I: INTRO Q1: Hello, Florian. Congratulations on releasing your very first album ‘Bang Bang’ under your very own label, Stargazing Records. Why have you chosen to start a label…

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Seven Worlds One Planet Asia. Music Press Asia
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Asia: A World of the Rarely Seen

While conservation in Asia goes all the way back to its disappearing mangroves and increasing agriculture of palm oil, there is much diversity in the animal kingdom too. From Brown bears roaming remote Russian volcanoes on the Kamchatka Peninsula, and orangutans climbing high into the trees in the Indonesian rainforests in search of mango fruit. Walrus gather in huge numbers…

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Music NFT in the Metaverse. Music Press Asia

Panel: What’s Next for Music NFTs?

NFTs are more than JPEGs and GIFs, they can also represent the ownership of music. Meetup 19 on CoinGecko uncovers all the potential of music NFTs – how it aims to reshape the music industry, empower individual artists, and disrupt traditional record labels. Join them in a fascinating discussion with Jimi Frew (Head of Music & Co-Founder, Emanate), Achilleas (Product…

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Judy Wu expertise lies in wildlife music. Music Press Asia

Magnifying Nature’s Whispering

Judy Wu fulfills her role as an ambassador of nature, pledging us all for change and awareness on the subject of conservation not only for wildlife but also for the indigenous community worldwide. In this interview with Music Press Asia, she speaks of her passion for sound expressed by animals, tribal communities, the wind, and even cracklings of the glaciers.…

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Music Film Documentary Environment Feat. Music Press Asia

Forest, The Lungs Of The Earth

Music Press Asia’s Environment feature this month is a dedicated list of documentaries and songs dedicated to the forests on our planet. These creative documentaries and songs dwell on the topic of epic migrations and shifting seasons that produce vivid images on the camera, and express a poetic and poignant interpretation of our unique and fragile home. 1. Earth From…

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Laurent Ballesta named Photographer of the Year 2021. Music Press Asia
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021

Music Press Asia selects three highlights from the winners of Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021. The Natural History Museum (NHM), London, has announced the winning images for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021 competition. This year, the competition attracted over 50,000 entries from 95 countries. Underwater, and Overall Wildlife Photographer of the YearCreation, by Laurent Ballesta (France). Ballesta…

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The BBC Proms, after playing to an empty hall last year, will host audience at full capacity and unsocially distanced in 2021. Music Press Asia.
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BBC Proms 2021: The 7 Best Events To Watch

The BBC Proms returns to the Royal Albert Hall this year for a summer of live music, as it has done every year since 1941. Carrying the Covid-19 theme, one prom – the opera on 16 August – will focus on painfully topical theme about loss, separation, and coming together. Featuring fifty two concerts over forty four days, the Proms is also hosting thirty orchestras and…

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6 Ways To Celebrate World Ocean Day

The scientific discipline of oceanography was not taken seriously until a joint expedition was set up in 1872, an expedition that sailed around the world for three and a half years. Organized by the British Museum, the Royal Society and the British government, the expedition set forth from Portsmouth on a former warship called HMS Challenger. “Until well into the…

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