For many of the companies involved, this isn’t the first time fires have sprung up on their land, prompting activists to question the government’s ability to enforce its own regulations against slash-and-burn forest clearing.
Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury –
The global financial institution has advocated for reforms that favour agribusiness and ignore peasants and indigenous peoples whose livelihoods depend on traditional land use.
Buyung Hadi –
Pesticide use saves about 30 to 50 per cent of food that would have been lost to insects and diseases, but it comes with a cost to consumer health. Is there a safer alternative? Buyung Hadi discusses.
Sarah Rotz and Mervyn Horgan –
Technology is radically transforming the nature of farming, combining the use of digital tools and automated machines to help farmers increase productivity and reduce the use of pesticides. So what does the future of agriculture look like as the digital revolution unfolds?
While almost every government in the world has recognized the need to move to a carbon-free economy, another front in the climate crisis has gone largely ignored. Without a concerted effort to crack down on the criminal activities that are threatening natural carbon sinks such as the Amazon basin, emissions reductions could be for naught.
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.
Robin Hicks –
The ad, which was made by Greenpeace and rebadged by Iceland, was blocked from airing on television by the UK's ad watchdog because it broke rules on political advertising. Iceland says it is not anti-palm oil, 'we are anti-deforestation.'
When working within complex systems, tackling environmental and humanitarian sustainability challenges requires a new approach. If we do not consider each challenge within its broader systemic context, attempts to fix ...
In this article we are going to discuss the potentiality of Moringa oleifera: A multidimensional Perennial Biodiesel Tree intercropped with Camelina and Castor as rotational crop. The Advanced Biofuel Center ...