While the world has paid close attention to how humans are altering biodiversity, we know much less about how we’re impacting the planet’s biomass or the total amount of matter bound up in plants, animals, bacteria and other organisms.
Beginning this year, the Singapore Green Building Council takes over a key green building certification scheme for professionals and an enhanced role in assessing buildings on their sustainability impact as the sector becomes a strategic focus for the city-state.
Rubber is one of the world's most widely used materials, but irresponsible farming methods have led to deforestation and human rights abuses as the sector has grown. Could there be a better way? Eco-Business explores the potential for sustainable natural rubber.
Alaa Murabit and Luca Bücken –
Rather than resisting the securitisation of climate, advocates and policymakers should be promoting the climatisation of security. This means highlighting the shortcomings of current security frameworks and promoting gender inclusiveness and local leadership as holistic and long-term solutions for peace and sustainability.
Nabeel Ismeer –
Renewable energy expert Nabeel Ismeer explores how the world's top income earners can affect the economy, workplace and the government, and what they can do to use their influence as a force for good.
Kevin Moss –
Businesses that innovate towards a circular or sharing economy are predicted to grow from $14 billion in 2014 to $335 billion by 2025. How can companies unlock the economic benefits of low carbon growth?
If plastics were a country, it would be the fifth highest emitter in the world. Abandoning the needless demand for plastic is key to averting a climate breakdown, Solent University's Laurie Wright writes.
As a response to climate change, a carbon tax is immensely popular among economists from across the political spectrum, and it does have an important role to play. But it is far from sufficient, and putting a price on emissions won't work if it alienates lower- and middle-income voters.
Zafirah Zein –
Narrated by renowned environmentalist David Attenborough, Netflix's latest documentary series is a stunning insight into the world of animals and an urgent plea to protect their fast disappearing habitats.
Hannah Alcoseba Fernandez –
Dr Jane Goodall, known for her pioneering study of chimpanzees nearly 60 years ago in Tanzania, continues her work to conserve nature in Africa by joining an expedition to protect the continent’s highest peak.
Hannah Alcoseba Fernandez –
Nine months after she was appointed to lead Malaysia's environment ministry, Yeo Bee Yin spoke to Eco-Business about gender equality, plastic pollution and boosting the country's green industry.
Countries will be confronted with an increasingly complex challenge over the next 15 years. Major risks such as poorly managed urbanisation, climate change, and unequal rather than inclusive growth in ...
Planet, People, Prosperity describes Yarra Valley Water's performance and aspirations in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).This report captures the ways we create and deplete value, and references ...