Russia's war in Ukraine threatens to overshadow pressing climate concerns at the annual gathering. Experts and G20 sherpas say it will be a missed opportunity for India if it does not deliver a strong-enough consensus for the sustainability agenda.
2020 was a rough year for tropical rainforest conservation efforts. So what’s in store for 2021? Mongabay Founder Rhett A. Butler reviews 11 key things to watch in the world of rainforests in 2021.
Rhett A. Butler
The coronavirus crisis presents an opportunity to rebuild the tourism industry in a more sustainable manner. Fostering eco-tourism initiatives could ensure recovery for the sector and for nature go hand in hand.
Trang Chu Minh
Rising demand for new experiences in far-flung locations places burden on the environment, straining ecosystems and encouraging higher energy consumption in remote places. How can the experience economy keep local sustainability in mind?
Mining operations at Altai Philippines Mining Corporation have been suspended for now, after week-long protests from locals of Sibuyan Island in Romblon, who claimed the extraction of nickel ore will disrupt the island’s intact ecosystems.
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.
The Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay is looking to build a sustainable marine community that relies on tidal power for low carbon electricity, food security from aquaculture, and eco-tourism for their livelihood. Watch the video here.
Can the hotels sector, traditionally resource-intensive and wasteful, reinvent itself and go green? Eco-Business asks two hospitality executives about balancing post-Covid recovery, and if luxury can be made compatible with sustainability.