Tiger sighting on Sumatran highway causes a stir, but is no surprise

Sumatra’s remaining forests are home to highly threatened animals found nowhere else, like the critically endangered Sumatran tiger. A picture of a tiger near an under-construction highway in Sumatra’s... Read more »

Food and beverage industry: no plans to totally discard plastic

In December 2019, Mondelēz trialled 100 per cent recyclable paper packaging in one of its products. The global food company said it is made of paper material that does... Read more »

From coal to renewables in China: solving the water stress-power plant mismatch

Seawater in an island in Zhuhai, Guangdong province in China is being desalinated using waste heat from diesel generators to produce fresh water. How can one of the world’s... Read more »

2020 marks a turning point for nature’s role in climate solutions

Mangrove restorations have been conducted since the 1950s by local communities in southern China. Global biodiversity talks in China this year will highlight nature-based solutions that could meet one-third... Read more »

How can businesses address biodiversity loss? Start by being less bad for nature

A wild orangutan in Borneo. Every industry can look at ways to make its production chain more biodiversity-friendly. Cosmetics firms can look at reducing palm oil use, while wineries... Read more »

World risks ‘disaster’ as reuse of natural resources declines

Children extract copper from discarded computer parts in New Delhi, India. New report shows the world is using up more raw materials, while recycling less and urges greater efforts... Read more »

Will blood be shed over water? A new early warning tool predicts water-related conflict a year in advance

Residents fight over water in Dhasaprakash, a neighbourhood in Chennai. Tensions rise when people start shouting as some try to push their way forward, or take more than the... Read more »

Biodiversity loss mars SDG success, report finds

A reindeer in a forest park in England. Biodiversity loss due to human activities could result in 35 out of 44 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targets missed.  The landmark... Read more »

24 hours for more sustainable todays and tomorrows

A store selling nothing but snacks in Japan. The GLF event will focus on how changes in consumption patterns can make a difference, through choices in nutrition, fashion, transportation,... Read more »