Despite its tiny population, Bhutan’s economic growth has led to increasing urbanisation and problems associated with biodegradable waste, which threatens the beauty of one of the most pristine environments in the world.
In Bhutan, a good relationship with the environment helps preserve culture, protect forests, and spur socioeconomic development that increases the country's unique key indicator for progress: Happiness.
Ilan Kelman –
Hurricane Harvey isn't a "natural disaster" because disasters are not natural, says University College London researcher Ilan Kelman. Rather, they are the result of social and political forces which shape people's vulnerability to events.
In a time of diminishing global biodiversity, Bhutan's conservation achievements read like an environmentalist's heavenly dream. More than 50% of its land area is designated as protected in national parks, ...