Environmental groups from Papua New Guinea issued a letter to China during the recent Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit, highlighting the negative effects of rampant logging in the country's forest-dependent communities.
A new report by Greenpeace finds that palm oil suppliers to the world’s largest brands have cleared more than 1,300 square kilometres of rainforest—an area the size of the city of Los Angeles—since the end of 2015.
China, as the main destination for Papua New Guinea’s timber, could help tackle illegality in the island country's forestry sector with stricter enforcement, according to a new report from environmental watchdog Global Witness.
A week after a UN report revealed Southeast Asia’s slow progress on the SDGs, government and business leaders came together at the 5th Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources to discuss how Asean can achieve green growth.
Ilan Kelman –
Hurricane Harvey isn't a "natural disaster" because disasters are not natural, says University College London researcher Ilan Kelman. Rather, they are the result of social and political forces which shape people's vulnerability to events.