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.
Cameron Fioret –
The commodification of common goods such as food and water has put them out of reach for some, while degrading the environment. Can community-led, participatory development change the relationship between us and nature?
Brendan Canavan –
Tourism can be a water-guzzling business, with out-of-towners consuming up to 40 per cent of a locality's water. University of Huddersfield's Brendan Canavan explains why you should leave your worries, not your good toilet habits, at home when travelling.
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.
If greenhouse gas emissions continue to increase, the Earth’s average global surface temperature could rise more than 4 degrees Celsius or 7.2 degrees Fahrenheit by the end of this century. These videos attempt to show how that looks like.
Moving away from narratives that spell fear of climate-related catastrophes, "Tomorrow" tells stories of how ordinary people -- from Icelandic volcanoes to Indian slums -- employ innovative ways to fight the effects of climate change.
Vaidehi Shah –
There Will Be Water documents an engineer's efforts to use seawater and sunlight to grow crops in deserts. The story of cool innovations and hard struggles against systemic barriers is inspiring viewing for all sustainability advocates.
Indonesia has already made notable strides to develop climate mitigation strategies that ensure the protection of its forests, notably through its high-level support for efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation ...
This briefing note outlines the challenges and opportunities for Indonesia to achieve water, energy and food security targets in ways that align with its long term development strategy. A water-energy-food ...