The cost of disasters far outweighs the resources available for recovery. Microfinance could be one way to fill the funding gap.
‘Build back better’ is often easier said than done after a disaster, but one example from the People’s Republic of China shows that it can be done well.
Seventy percent of the aquaculture workforce worldwide is female, with women playing key roles in fishing, processing, and marketing. Yet they do not reap the full benefits of their efforts.
Marine protected areas are a powerful way to allow ocean life to rebound while at the same time supporting tourism, local communities and sustainable fishing
A pioneering initiative to transform defunct offshore oil platforms into artificial reefs could help unlock the power of the ocean to heal itself from the damage done by humans.
In cities across Asia, air pollution levels are reaching alarming levels. There are workable solutions to cleaning up the air of the region’s urban areas but it will require resolve and innovation.
Cleaning the world’s oceans and keeping them clean is a gargantuan task that will involve far-reaching projects backed by innovative forms of financing
Remote sensing technology can be a cost-effective tool to help international development practitioners monitor project outcomes
It’s time to re-examine the actions we take to exterminate the wild animals and plants we need to survive, and start using stronger measures to protect them.