China is planning a series of massive infrastructure projects across four continents, an initiative that conservation biologist William Laurance described as “environmentally, the riskiest venture ever undertaken."
A week after a UN report revealed Southeast Asia’s slow progress on the SDGs, government and business leaders came together at the 5th Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources to discuss how Asean can achieve green growth.
and John H. Matthews –
A new green bond standard allows water projects involving natural water infrastructure such as forests, farms and rivers to be certified as green bonds. Here's why that matters for the future of water.
Julia P G Jones –
The term "ecosystem services" has been successful in creating awareness of nature's value to mankind, but some argue the framework of "Nature’s Contributions to People" is better. Why does it matter how we talk about nature's contribution?
Frank Bainimarama –
Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama calls on Commonwealth leaders to raise ambition for deeper cuts in carbon dioxide emissions as the probability and severity of storms loom for vulnerable nations.
Cape Town is in the midst of a devastating water security crisis. World Resources Institute experts Betsy Otto and Leah Schleifer outline what other cities around the world can do to avoid a similar fate.
Coral reefs in the Asia-Pacific have been deluged with an estimated 11.1 billion pieces of plastic waste, increasing the risk of coral disease more than 20-fold says Cornell University researcher Joleah Lamb.
Many policymakers have yet to recognize that biodiversity loss is just as serious a threat as rising sea levels and extreme weather events, says Tyndall Center for Climate Change Research strategic director Robert Watson.
The Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development (RBF) returns to Singapore for the second year on November 25-26 at Marina Bay Sands with the theme "Transformation, Growth and the Green Economy".
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 ...