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Due to Bruneiâ's location near the ocean, the country has become very vulnerable to climate change impacts and resulting pollution.1 Increased temperatures have been linked to an increase in pollution, and negative affects the countryâ's gas, oil, and agricultural sectors.2 In recent years, the government has begun to focus on mitigation strategies regarding floods and coastal protections, as well as environmental management programs.3 Bruneiâ's most crucial partner for climate change mitigation is Singapore, who can help provide funds and technical expertise on the subjects of air quality and climate change.4 There has also been an environmental youth exchange program launched to adequately education young people on the negative effects of climate change.5

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1 http://environment.asean.org/1084-2/
2 Ibid
3 Ibid
4http://www.bt.com.bn/frontpage-news-national/2014/04/30/singapore-brunei-discuss-air-quality-climate-change
5 Ibid
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Brunei Darussalam News

Borneo Bulletin Online 
BRUNEI Darussalam National Sepak Takraw team bagged their first medal in the 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games after being awarded bronze in the men's chinlone event at the Titiwangsa Indoor Stadium in Kuala Lumpur yesterday. The national team ... See more..
Borneo Bulletin Online 
Dr Shafi Noor Islam, Assistant Professor of Geography, Development and Environmental Studies Department under Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) also called for an integrated interdisciplinary management approach to control forest fires in the country. See more..
Borneo Bulletin Online 
BRUNEI Darussalam national netball team edged a step closer towards advancing to the semi-finals of the 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games after notching their first victory in the 69-32 win over the Philippines at the Juara Stadium Bukit Kiara in Kuala ... See more..
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Borneo Bulletin Online 
Meanwhile, Hazarry bin Haji Ali Ahmad from the Astronomical Society of Brunei Darussalam in his presentation, 'New Moon Imaging Technique Using Digital Cameras in Brunei Darussalam', said that new moon data can be difficult to obtain, owing to certain ... See more..
Borneo Bulletin Online 
AS A member of United Nations Global Geospatial Information Manage-ment (UNGGIM), International Federation of Land Surveying (FIG) and Asean Federation of Land Surveying and Geomatics (AFLAG), Brunei Darussalam through the Survey Department, ... See more..
Borneo Bulletin Online 
BRUNEI Darussalam national netball team put up a spirited fight in the 64-27 loss to gold medal favourites Malaysia in the preliminary round of the 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games at Juara Stadium Bukit Kiara in Kuala Lumpur yesterday. The national ... See more..
Minda News 
Brunei Darussalam will be sending 30 cultural performers but such number could still increase based on an ongoing review by its Ministry in-charge, he said. He said more than 200 artists and cultural performers from parts of Mindanao and Palawan will ... See more..
Borneo Bulletin Online 
“Brunei Darussalam emphasises on the importance of Islamic teaching and practice as part of the spiritual approach in drugs abuse treatment as the majority of the residents at the Al-Islah Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre are Muslims,” he explained. See more..
Borneo Bulletin Online 
A FAULTY cable in the engine control unit is believed to have sparked a vehicle fire at the Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) junction yesterday. Receiving a distress call at 11.53am, the Fire and Rescue Department deployed 15 fire fighters and three ... See more..
Borneo Bulletin Online 
... for the Golden Jubilee Celebration of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's Accession to the Throne, ... See more..
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Geography

Southeastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and Malaysia
Area

Total 5,765 sq km
Land 5,265 sq km
Water 500 sq km

Climate

tropical; hot, humid, rainy
Natural Resources

petroleum, natural gas, timber ;
Natural Hazards

typhoons, earthquakes, and severe flooding are rare
Current Environmental Issues

seasonal smoke/haze resulting from forest fires in Indonesia

Demographics

Nationality
Bruneian
Population
415,717 (July 2013 est.)
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Languages
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Finances

Brunei has a small well-to-do economy that depends on revenue from natural resource extraction but encompasses a mixture of foreign and domestic entrepreneurship, government regulation, welfare measures, and village tradition. Crude oil and natural gas production account for 60% of GDP and more than 90% of exports. Per capita GDP is among the highest in Asia, and substantial income from overseas investment supplements income from domestic production. For Bruneian citizens the government provides for all medical services and free education through the university level. The government of Brunei has been emphasizing through policy and resource investments it strong desire to ...See More diversity its economy both within the oil and gas sector and to new sectors. Show Less ;
GDP Purchasing Power Parity

$22.04 billion (2012 est.); $21.76 billion (2011 est.); $21.29 billion (2010 est.)
Agriculture Products

rice, vegetables, fruits; chickens, water buffalo, cattle, goats, eggs
Industries

petroleum, petroleum refining, liquefied natural gas, construction, agriculture, transportation