Managing one of the world’s longest rivers is a gargantuan task that involves a visionary approach and countless man hours from thousands of engineers. The Yellow River Conservancy Commission has overcome mammoth challenges to successfully manage the river’s flood and droughts but their work continues.
A young Chinese startup with a 27-year-old CEO has a big dream: To make solar power part of everyday life for millions of people: Think airships, tents, mobile phones, remote control toy cars, bicycles, and a lot more.
New research has traced the unrest in Syria and unfolding European migrant crisis to a drought induced by worsening climate change. Could a similar fate be in store for Asia, a region most vulnerable to its impacts?
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One of the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals is to conserve and sustainable use oceans and marine resources. World leaders should act quickly to prohibit subsidies that catalyse overfishing, say experts from the Global Ocean Commission.
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Our future can go two ways, says Stockholm University professor in global sustainability Johan Rockström: Either we leave our descendants zero poverty, zero fossil-fuel use, and zero biodiversity loss, or we leave them facing a tax bill from Earth that could wipe them out.
Hotels may drag their feet on introducing sustainability measures because of the time and effort initially required. But as new surveys by French hotel chain Accor prove, environmental and social responsibility pays off big time for businesses.
Sustainable energy has gained increasing support from governments and businesses in Asia. Ahead of the Asia Clean Energy Summit, Eco-Business explores how one association has helped drive the region's clean energy journey.
The movement among businesses to create not just profit but also value for communities and the environment is gaining more converts. Ahead of the CSR Asia Summit next month, Eco-Business talks to Rob Coombs, CEO of Interface’s operations in Asia Pacific, on why this fresh way of thinking about business makes perfect sense.
Professor Gatze Lettinga, the 2009 winner of the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize, has spent the past four decades addressing what he thinks are the world’s most pressing issues – social ills and injustice. Water pollution is one of them.
Scenes of traffic congestion, smoggy skies, and frazzled motorists are common in cities everywhere. One company is combining the power of the sharing economy, Internet of Things and solar energy to offer a zero-emissions electric scooter that could address these problems.
The Green Living 2015 exhibition, Singapore's first lifestyle event for sustainability conscious consumers, will showcase ideas on green living in many aspects of daily life including transport, food, and home decor.
The iconic Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore has kept the visitors coming since it first opened in January 2010. Not only has it kept millions of visitors happy, entertained and comfortable, it has done so being one of the greenest and most sustainable developments anywhere in the city.