Meat production has well-documented impacts on the environment, and because dogs and cats are both carnivorous species, this got a researcher thinking: How bad is pet food production for the environment?
Contamination scares, a monster environmental footprint and growing concern for animal welfare—Asia’s food sector is no sure bet for investors, despite the region’s increasingly voracious appetite for meat.
Mark Liu –
Each year we produce more clothing, but the world is still facing a dearth of real and innovative technologies to deal with the waste produced by the fashion industry, writes University of Technology Sydney's Mark Liu. What do we do?
Bharati Sadasivam –
One of the aims of the Sustainable Development Goals is to recognise, reduce, and redistribute unpaid care work. How can this goal be translated to action? UNDP gender adviser Bharati Sadasivam explains.
If climate change is the defining challenge for human society, preserving tropical forests is essential - and faith can help, says World Resources Institute distinguished senior fellow Frances Seymour.
International tourism may be booming but the benefits don't always reach the local populations due to leakage. Griffith University's Susanne Becken explains what leakage is and how to turn the situation around.