Climate stress and coronavirus gang up on world’s vulnerable

Poor woman farmer with protective mask in North Vietnam. As risks converge in a complex world, the resilience of small-scale farmers and families living in poverty is being tested... 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 »

Why is climate scepticism so successful in the United States?

A protestor carries a sign about climate denial at a rally in the United States.  Climate skepticism exists in other Western democracies, primarily among right-wing populists, but American Republicans... Read more »

9 quotes about our planet that made us glad, mad and sad in 2019

While teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg berated world leaders at the UN Climate Action Summit, UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres pushed for stronger political action to fight climate change. From... Read more »

UN food body elects first Chinese head as climate crisis worsens

Qu Dongyu of China was elected director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on 23 June. His term, as he succeeds Brazil’s José Graziano... Read more »

Roundtable: How will the world stem global biodiversity loss?

The Tiger Leaping Gorge is a canyon on the Yangtze River, located 60 kilometres north of Lijiang City, Yunnan in southwestern China. It is part of the Three Parallel... 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 »

UN, world leaders, condemn Sri Lanka terrorist attacks targeting churches, hotels, which leave more than 200 dead

According to news reports, three churches were targeted, in the cities of Batticaloa, Negombo, and the capital, Colombo. The Shangri-La, Kingsbury, Cinnamon Grand and another hotel, all in the... Read more »