Irwandi Yusuf, known as a 'green governor' for his conservation and sustainable development efforts in Aceh, was found guilty of receiving money in exchange for approving contracts proposed by a district chief in his province.
Chris Taylor and David Lindenmayer –
Even the majority of wood products with longer lifespans, such as native timber, end up in landfill, say experts from the Australian University who address myths related to the logging of native forests.
Abhas K. Jha –
Overcrowded, dirty, and disorderly cities undermine residents’ health as much as their happiness. With urbanisation occurring at an unprecedented rate, there is an urgent need for careful planning, collaboration, communication, and consensus.
More electric vehicles on the road can drastically cut emissions in cities, if chargers are more accessible and the power used for charging comes from non-fossil fuel sources, says University of British Columbia researcher Jerome Mayaud.
The world faces a growing human capital crisis that demands urgent attention. By making the right investments in people, especially the poorest and most vulnerable, we can help to give them the health, knowledge, and skills they need to realize their full potential.
Ping Manongdo –
Mongolia's punishing winters see temperatures falling to 30 degrees below zero, making home insulation a must-have. Here's how an EU-funded initiative is providing an alternative to imported and unsustainable materials that Mongolians use today.
Kristie Thong –
The second-largest city in Colombia has been recognised for its transformation from a city struggling with uncontrolled urban expansion and violence to one that is now held up as a model for sustainable urban innovation.