Orangutan populations have been decreasing rapidly, largely due to deforestation caused by the practices of the palm oil industry. The Palm Oil & NGO (PONGO) Alliance aims to save 10,000 of the great apes in Borneo.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen –
The European Union's reliance on foreign oil imports is both an economic and national security risk, says former Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen. Renewable energy can reduce the region's energy vulnerability.
Barbara Unmuessig –
Healthy soils are crucial to human nutrition and eliminating hunger, but are erosion and contamination are placing soils under stress. Heinrich Böll Foundation president Barbara Unmuessing makes a case for protecting this precious resource.
Although some forms of bioenergy can play a helpful role, dedicating land specifically for generating bioenergy is unwise, say WRI president Andrew Steer and global director of food, forests and water, Craig Hanson.
The only way to make real progress toward mitigating climate change is to work to eliminate fossil fuels completely, rather than relying on new and uncertain technologies like bio-energy and carbon capture and storage, say researchers.
Managing landscape transformations well is the key to realizing outcomes that are sustainable, and that deliver economic and social benefits without unacceptable environmental or social costs. Indonesia, and other land- ...
The Asean countries are at very different stages of economic growth. Members include a fully developed city state with nearly full national electricity coverage as well as several agrarian economies ...
Renewable Energy is central to sustainable economic development; it moderates growth of energy demand contributes towards the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, and significantly lowers dependency on oil. Renewable Energy ...