While the world has paid close attention to how humans are altering biodiversity, we know much less about how we’re impacting the planet’s biomass or the total amount of matter bound up in plants, animals, bacteria and other organisms.
As the government calls on palm oil companies to withhold plantation data, citing national security, privacy and competition reasons, activists fear this will further damage the reputation of its already controversial palm oil industry.
A new report shows that many of the fishing vessels that operate at night in Indonesian waters don’t broadcast their location, masking a potentially massive problem of illegal and undocumented fishing.
Nabeel Ismeer –
Renewable energy expert Nabeel Ismeer explores how the world's top income earners can affect the economy, workplace and the government, and what they can do to use their influence as a force for good.
and Stefanie Tye, Marlena Chertock –
How can countries in the frontlines of climate change maximise their limited international and public finance as effectively as possible? Nisha Krishnan of World Resources Institute discusses.
Éloi Laurent –
Societies beset by inequality will be ill-prepared to face the environmental shocks from climate change. And as ecological conditions continue to deteriorate, we should expect to witness an explosion of injustices, new and old.
WRI's Rubaina Rangwala writes about how the institute can help residents who live in risk-prone areas who are often left out of the planning and implementation process of climate-resilient infrastructure.
Hannah Alcoseba Fernandez –
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.
Countries will be confronted with an increasingly complex challenge over the next 15 years. Major risks such as poorly managed urbanisation, climate change, and unequal rather than inclusive growth in ...
Companies have traditionally thought about climate change and environmental sustainability as reputational risks best managed through corporate social responsibility programs. In recent years, however, many companies have been caught unprepared ...
The Philippines' promising economic outlook is being threatened by the adverse impacts of climate change. Being one of the most susceptible countries to changes in climatic conditions and natural disasters ...