Civets in Bali’s civet coffee plantations are held in small, filthy cages, with little space to move around. The caged animals have little access to clean water and are often fed a poor diet comprising only of coffee cherries, a new study has found.
Aida Greenbury –
Asia Pulp and Paper managing director for sustainability Aida Greenbury outlines why a new agreement between Indonesia and Europe on sustainable timber is good news for Indonesia's forests.
Eric Mackres –
As population growth spurs the rise of urbanisation, energy-efficient buildings can alleviate challenges faced by cities—from climate change to public health problems to unemployment and poverty.
Nazir Foead, head of Indonesia's new Peatland Restoration Agency brings new energy to solving the country's deforestation and peatland problems, but engagement with major consumer giants India and China is lacking, and we still need to look at the million-dollar question of who will pay for sustainable goods.
Three new reports build on the International Institute for Sustainable Development's work with government and civil society on reforming fossil-fuel subsidies. Led by the IISD's Global Subsidies Initiative, these studies ...