A recent study highlights how demand for Brazilian soy by China and Europe is stoking deforestation, thereby increasing carbon emissions, especially in Brazil’s Cerrado savanna biome and the Amazon rainforest.
Mauricio Cárdenas and Juan Lucas Restrepo –
The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the risks of unhealthy diets and the extreme fragility of the global food system. But the economic reconstruction that will follow the pandemic represents a perfect opportunity to provide better nutrition and health for all.
Dave Jones –
As lower levels of coal and gas are burned due to lower electricity demand in Europe, wind and solar reached a record-high share of demand in the past 30 days, offering valuable insights on the road to zero-carbon electricity systems.
Tim Ha and Zafirah Zein –
Around the world, indigenous people have historically suffered from abuse and rights violations, despite being critical to forest conservation. This tribe in West Kalimantan, Indonesia, just won rights over its land after a 40-year struggle. Are governments waking up to the reality that indigenous groups could lead the battle against climate change?
Hannah Alcoseba Fernandez –
Eco-Business releases the trailer for a documentary that traces the relationship between ecosystems in the North Pole and Asia, in the second edition of its flagship campaign on climate action, Changing Course.
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.
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 …
Over the last decades, climate change has emerged as a significant threat, impacting on human health, ecosystems, biodiversity, food and energy security. Climate change has been fuelled, among others, by …
This study report under the coordination of Conservation International (CI-Brazil), recommends that companies should understand and incorporate into their decision making process, the economic value of biodiversity and ecosystems services …
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 …