The Mining Advocacy Network (Jatam) filed a lawsuit against the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources after failing to get a response to earlier requests for information that shows if mining concessions overlap onto conservation areas.
John Batten III –
Typhoon season in Asia is an annual, grim reminder of the need for more resilient infrastructure as the impact of climate change intensifies. Arcadis’ John Batten III talks about how cities can prepare themselves for worse weather.
and May Boeve –
People power has brought down dictators and secured civil rights for the marginalised. Former UNFCCC executive secretary Christiana Figueres and 350.org executive director May Boeve believe that the people are now rising up to demand climate leadership.
Ellen Gray, The Third Pole –
Using data from twin satellites over a 14-year period, from 2002 to 2016, NASA comes up with stunning images of how wet areas are getting wetter, and groundwater is disappearing in some areas, and why.
The sea of green on the Kampar Peninsula is one of last large intact lowland peatland forests of Sumatra. Five years ago, Restorasi Ekosistem Riau was established to ensure the biodiversity and the livelihoods it supports are protected and restored.
Genevieve Belmaker, Mongabay.com –
Experts say that if fragmented sections of forest are linked in the Eastern Arc Mountains in Tanzania and the Atlantic Forest in Brazil, it could significantly increase the odds in favor of ensuring species survival – and it’s a financially safe bet.
Jeremy Deaton, Nexus Media –
Logging scars landscapes, destroys habitats and is a major contributor to climate change. Here's how old Android smartphones--that might otherwise end up in a landfill-- are being used to stop illegal logging and curb climate change impacts.
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 ...
With the world's population expected to reach over eight billion by 2030 and an increasingly prosperous middle class, Conservation International (CI) understands that one of the greatest global challenges is ...