Bad air has pulled South Asian cities down The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Ranking while political stability has nudged Hong Kong above Singapore. How did the rest of the region fare?
China, as the main destination for Papua New Guinea’s timber, could help tackle illegality in the island country's forestry sector with stricter enforcement, according to a new report from environmental watchdog Global Witness.
Jason Von Meding
and Giuseppe Forino, Tien Le Thuy Du –
The tragedy in Laos has trained the spotlight on the unceasing development taking place along the banks of the Mekong River and the real winners and losers of Southeast Asia's plans.
Liu Nengye –
China's opposition to new Marine Protected Areas in the Antarctic may be softening, as it signed for the first time a partnership with the European Union that aims to enhance international ocean governance.
The world's transition into a decarbonized economy is being undermined by continued public investment into the oil and gas sector. How has the fossil fuel industry duped governments into supporting their energy projects?
China is far from the poster child of sustainability, but it is impossible to ignore the progress it has made in tackling environmental catastrophes of the last century. What can the world's most populous nation teach everyone else about the SDGs?
Charlotte MIddlehurst and Lili Pike, Chinadialogue –
China has provided huge funding supposedly to help developing countries mitigate and adapt to climate impacts, but it is also financing coal projects included in the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI). What do recipient countries make of this?
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To mark International Volunteer Day on 5 December, Eco-Business presents this short film which takes you to the remote villages of Yunnan, China, where elderly folk find help and friendship through an initiative supported by Keppel Land.
Mike Gaworecki, Mongabay.com –
The two Hollywood legends have been tapped by the 5 To Do Today campaign for the starring role in a media blitz comprised of TV PSAs and billboards aimed at reducing meat consumption.
The latest addition to our publications series “Informal Waste Management”, a report that we have constructed after interviewing dozens of stakeholders, visiting waste management sites, and following the paths of ...
The Centre for Sustainable Environmental Sanitation (CSES) at the University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB) was appointed by UPM Umwelt-Projekt-Management GmbH (UPM) to evaluate critically the actual and potential ...