Growing awareness of the meat industry's environmental footprint is slowing the growth of demand for meat, but global appetite is proving insatiable. But solutions exist to lessen the impact of livestock production, said food experts at a recent forum in Tokyo.
Following major food safety scandals in China, demand has increased for safe and organic produce from the countryside, linking rural farmers to urban consumers. How is e-commerce improving the lives of China's emerging rural entrepreneurs?
Abhas K. Jha –
Overcrowded, dirty, and disorderly cities undermine residents’ health as much as their happiness. With urbanisation occurring at an unprecedented rate, there is an urgent need for careful planning, collaboration, communication, and consensus.
Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana –
How we respond to rising urbanisation and plan for its expansion in Asia Pacific is likely to decide whether recent development gains can be made sustainable, writes UN Under-Secretary-General Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana.
Ashley Tan –
After two months of searching for sustainability solutions and a showdown between six finalists, the finale of The Liveability Challenge 2018 culminated in a proposal for biodegradable straws winning nearly a million dollars.
After more than two decades of rapid urbanization, Chinese cities now face severe sustainability challenges in terms of balancing economic viability, social justice, and environmental protection goals. While various types ...