The Philippines’ department of environment and natural resources has come under fire after dumping dolomite sand, typically used in construction, on the shores of Manila Bay as part of an US$8 million beautification project.
A US$103.8 million payout for Indonesia has been approved by the UN’s Green Climate Fund in exchange for reducing emissions by avoiding deforestation. But observers have questioned the way the Indonesian government arrived at that figure.
An extensive biodiversity survey in Kon Plong, a district in Vietnam’s central highlands, has revealed the presence of endangered endemic species such as the gray-shanked douc langur in forests that are not currently protected.
Sam Rainsy –
State capture has turned the Cambodian government into an agent of private industrial interests, rather than a defender of citizens' interests. The country urgently needs a proper civil registration system and a modern land registry.
Covid-19 has forced us to stop and think about our impact on the planet, and to imagine the kind of world we want. There is still time for governments to plan for a green recovery, which would also address existing structural problems.
The shift to sustainable energy gives societies a chance to tackle systemic gender discrimination. Fortunately, governments, firms, universities, and NGOs increasingly recognise the need to make the green transition more diverse and inclusive.
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.
Jean Chua –
As the UN climate change conference enters its crucial final days, global social media campaign #EarthtoParis wants to send a strong message to world leaders: Make this the turning point against climate change.
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