Biodiversity in Southeast Asia is under serious threat with some parts of the region projected to lose up to 98 per cent of remaining forests in the next nine years, thanks to main deforestation drivers pulp-paper, rubber and oil palm.
and John E. Scanlon –
Nature has been described as the "GDP of the poor". Trade and conservation experts outline policy ideas to help rural, poor, and indigenous people achieve sustainable and beneficial livelihoods based on natural resources.
Claire Hope Cummings –
What is gene drive technology, and why is it terrible news for natural ecosystems? Environmental lawyer Claire Hope Cummings spells out the dangers of genetic interventions in the name of conservation.
Aban Marker Kabraji –
Asia's rapid development is taking a toll on its natural areas, says Aban Marker Kabraji, regional director of IUCN Asia. Governments, businesses, and communities will have to work together to make sure its ecosystems are well managed.
Can games like Pokemon Go get people to care about their smartphones and nature at the same time? University of Tasmania's Jessie Buettel and Barry Brook explore how augmented reality games can be a force for conservation.
Asia is a key hub for the illegal wildlife trade. Asian Development Bank sustainable development and climate change consult Maria Cristina Tabing highlights how individuals can help protect critically endangered species.
This study report under the coordination of Conservation International (CI-Brazil), recommends that companies should understand and incorporate into their decision making process, the economic value of biodiversity and ecosystems services ...
The Philippines' promising economic outlook is being threatened by the adverse impacts of climate change. Being one of the most susceptible countries to changes in climatic conditions and natural disasters ...
Pure Advantage's new independent report, Green Growth: Opportunities for New Zealand, is the first robust analytical assessment of New Zealand's green growth economic opportunities within a global context.