China’s push to develop ‘sponge cities’ that can absorb the impact of climate change could hold lessons for other countries, says environmental expert Professor Guan Yuntao ahead of this year’s Macao International Environmental Co-operation Forum & Exhibition.
Phnom Penh developers have a penchant for filling lakes to create space for increasingly grand projects, but the projects could have serious repercussions for sustainable development in the Cambodian capital.
Paulo Artaxo –
What does Brazil's new president mean for the Amazon? Paulo Artaxo from the University of Sao Paulo's examines the damage right-wing Jair Bolsonaro could do to one of the world's most important ecosystems, and what that would mean for the rest of us.
Don Driscoll –
Conflict of interest accusation stirs controversy in New South Wales' new "brumby bill". The question raised: Will this bill protect feral horses, or favour a former politician who is reining in profits by keeping them in a national park?
Zoe Myers –
The positive relationship between nature and mental health has long been established. University of Western Australia's Zoe Myers explains how city planners can carve out meaningful and restorative green spaces in an urban environment.
The BBC nature documentary portrays Singapore as a green urban utopia where man has invited nature back into the city. The development of Singapore's last forests suggests the opposite is happening, note conservationists.