Around 87 per cent of the US$540 billion in total annual government support given worldwide to agricultural producers includes measures that are price distorting and that can be harmful to nature and health.
Andrew Deutz –
Although the biodiversity crisis is intimately linked to the climate one, the financing to address it is woefully inadequate. With a new global biodiversity plan now in the works, the world has an opportunity – and a duty – to start making up for lost time.
Trang Chu Minh –
Singapore is the first country in the world to approve cell-based meat, but that’s just one of the five reasons why the city-state is well-positioned to provide an enabling environment for food tech innovators to thrive.
If governments can agree to targets laid out in a new biodiversity framework, our societies, economies and financial system may have a fighting chance at preventing the precipitous decline of the planet’s species and ecosystems.
International biodiversity protection frameworks need to prioritise the establishment of areas safeguarded by indigenous communities who deliver the same conservation outcomes as big nature groups, but for a fraction of the cost.
Nature and climate are facing crises, and business has a key role to play. The Science Based Targets Network enables companies and cities to play a vital role in creating an equitable, nature positive, net-zero future using science-based targets.
Robin Hicks –
The origin of Covid-19 is believed to be a market selling live wild animals. Eco-Business asked Anbarasi Boopal of Singapore-based animal welfare charity Acres about the link between the exploitation of animals and pandemics, and what can be done to curb the illegal wildlife trade.
Robin Hicks –
In the first in a new video series where sustainability leaders interview each other about the toughest things about their jobs, Simon Lord of Malaysian palm oil giant Sime Darby Plantation went head to head with Pamela Mar of Hong Kong-based textile and apparel giant Fung Group.
Time is running out to implement concrete plans capable of reining in a runaway biodiversity crisis. Government ministers and biodiversity experts are expected to begin negotiations in October over a …