A study shows how China became the largest export market for timber from the Congo Basin between 2001 and 2015, and over that same time period, the share of imports of furniture from China to the US grew from 30 per cent to 50 per cent.
and Merlinda Andoni, Valentin Robu –
Wind turbines and electric cars may be symbols of the clean energy movement but require cobalt, which has been linked to child labour, to produce. Researchers from Heriot-Watt University ask: are we conscious of the true cost of low-carbon technologies? And what can we do about it?
The expansion of farmland has pushed endangered species out of their natural habitats. To stop them from going extinct, farmers in developing countries must practice sustainable farming to get higher yields from existing acreage.
Vaidehi Shah –
Brazil and the Philippines are the most dangerous countries for activists fighting mining, agribusiness and hydroelectric companies for their rights to land, forests, and rivers, a new report by Global Witness found.
The impact of electricity price increases on the competitiveness of selected mining sector and smelting value chains in South Africa project report investigates the relationship between South Africa's mining value ...