Overcrowding, garbage, water pollution —these are just some of the environmental issues facing Boracay, the Philippines' top tourist destination. Local experts share their ideas for how to save the ailing tourist hotspot, which is paying the price of its success.
A new study recommends raising carbon prices to make them more competitive with rubber revenue as carbon prices do not provide enough incentive to protect Southeast Asian forests from rubber expansion.
Researchers have found that industrial fishing vessels operated across more than 55 per cent of ocean in 2016 alone, with global fishing patterns strongly linked to holidays and periods of fishing closures.
Anne Schwenkenbecher –
Part of the difficulty in creating a more sustainable world is bringing about the behaviour change necessary, both at the individual level and collectively. How can we reframe the way we approach sustainability?
and Deirdre McKay –
How much better are bio-based plastics than conventional plastics made from fossil fuels? Will Lego's bio-based plastic bricks prove to be the way forward? Researchers from Keele University discuss.
and Dave Little, Simon Bush –
The global seafood trade is perceived as one where people in developing nations cultivate and export food to the affluent, with little benefit reaching those who need food the most. Is that really the case?
Food supply chains today are so complex and opaque that making sustainable food choices today is like crossing a minefield. University of York researchers call for systemic change in order to offer consumers truly sustainable food choices.
Genevieve Belmaker, Mongabay.com –
Experts say that if fragmented sections of forest are linked in the Eastern Arc Mountains in Tanzania and the Atlantic Forest in Brazil, it could significantly increase the odds in favor of ensuring species survival – and it’s a financially safe bet.
Jeremy Deaton, Nexus Media –
Logging scars landscapes, destroys habitats and is a major contributor to climate change. Here's how old Android smartphones--that might otherwise end up in a landfill-- are being used to stop illegal logging and curb climate change impacts.
Ping Manongdo –
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were created to end poverty, inequality, and environmental destruction and to chart a new path towards sustainability. For businesses, it comes with a promise of long-term profitability, too.
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 ...
With the world's population expected to reach over eight billion by 2030 and an increasingly prosperous middle class, Conservation International (CI) understands that one of the greatest global challenges is ...