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.
Maria Cristina Tabing –
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.
and Stefanie Fishel –
There are authorities for trade and security, but not for threats to the environment. It's time the natural world got its own version of the World Trade Organisation or UN Security Council, say professors Anthony Burke and Stefanie Fishel.
and Ross Harvey –
Although it seems counterintuitive to destroy ivory, a valuable commodity, there are good reasons for a country – even one as poor as Kenya – to burn ivory, say South African Institute for International Affairs researchers Chris Alden and Ross Harvey.
Oceans are a critical ally to fighting climate change and supporting sustainable livelihoods, and we must do more to safeguard them, say Swedish international development minister Isabella Lovin, Global Ocean Commission co-chair Trevor Manuel and Fiji foreign affairs minister Ratu Inoke Kubuabola.
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.