From India to Singapore, from Los Angeles to South Africa, cities and rural communities are increasingly becoming thirsty for water. How can the world sustainably use this vital resource, and avoid conflicts arising from its scarcity?
Although a public consultation six months ago revealed that 99 per cent of Singaporeans support a ban on the sale and display of elephant ivory, the city-state has yet to outlaw trade in the endangered species, saying the details are still being worked out.
The drop in Aids-related deaths has lulled the world into a false sense of accomplishment. International HIV/Aids Alliance's Christine Stegling argues that the struggle against HIV must be integrated into sustainable development planning.
As food waste increases by 33 per cent in the next 10 years, current efforts should include tapping into recent technologies including the use of biotech tools, University of Illinois' Esther Ngumbi writes.
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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.
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In line with the Sustainable Development Goals' aim to eradicate poverty, a Japanese multinational electronics firm is providing power supply stations, solar storage and products to countries with little or no access to electricity.
The impact of electricity price increases on the competitiveness of selected mining sector and smelting value chains in South Africa project report investigates the relationship between South Africa's mining value ...