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Filipinos are most fond of secondhand stuff in Southeast Asia—but not for environmental reasons

Filipinos are most fond of secondhand stuff in Southeast Asia—but not for environmental reasons

In a survey by online marketplace Carousell, 92% of respondents from the Philippines said they bought secondhand items, but because of affordability. Hong Kong and Singapore ranked highest for choosing it because it was more sustainable.

Endangered wildlife should pay for its own protection

Endangered wildlife should pay for its own protection

Giving wild apes digital wallets linked to their identities would mean that they will be able to 'spend money' on their own protection. This could increase their chances of survival.

Indonesia’s new coal plan: it pollutes land and air, so why not the sea too?

Indonesia’s new coal plan: it pollutes land and air, so why not the sea too?

Environmental activists have lambasted a plan by the Indonesian government to use bricks made from coal ash as building blocks for coral transplant projects.

Why India is neglecting its methane problem

Why India is neglecting its methane problem

The world’s third largest emitter of the potent greenhouse gas, India is hesitant to join global phasedown efforts.

Explainer: avoided emissions and how not to overclaim them

Explainer: avoided emissions and how not to overclaim them

There is growing interest in the potential of a fourth 'scope' of carbon emissions reporting. However, experts are wary that companies are using problematic methods to account for these so-called 'avoided emissions'.