The need to reform forestry institutions and increase investments in science and technology are key to the better management of forests, notes the State of the World’s Forests 2009, by FAO.
Over the past months, allegations about carbon emissions reduction projects related to human rights violations have increased pressure on international policy makers to address this issue.
The European Environment Agency (EEA)’s report shows that recycling has numerous environmental benefits including diverting waste away from landfill, thereby avoiding pollutant emissions.
Europe’s natural heritage is showing an alarming decline, according to new research published today by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
A study by campaign group Publish What You Fund finds that most international aid donors are still not open enough about their aid programmes, and some offer no information at all.
The European Commission has presented measures to boost research, innovation and competitiveness in Europe in areas related to envriornment, energy and sustainable development
A study on large dams in West Africa, published by the Global Water Initiative, shows that large dams could bring greater benefits to local populations.
Wave power is an intriguing but difficult proposition. It offers a fairly steady source of power that is more regular than many other renewable power systems, but the marine environment is particularly harsh.
Tropical countries that seek a share of billions of dollars of climate finance in return for protecting their forests risk creating strategies that fail to bring social and environmental benefits
According to British Antarctic Survey scientist Dr Dominic Hodgson we are currently in a “new phase of polar deglaciation”.