Decisive action is needed to improve air quality and cut carbon dioxide emissions in the capital of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Safety standards in recycling lead in automotive batteries in Asia and the Pacific must be observed to prevent lead from polluting the environment and poisoning children.
Air pollution claims more lives annually than tobacco, with children and the elderly at severe risk.
The silent invasion by invasive alien species, including plants, invertebrates, vertebrates and microorganisms, is jeopardizing biodiversity and economies on a global scale. We need to take urgent, coordinated action.
Sustainable marine projects and innovative financing like blue bonds are part of growing global efforts to look beyond land-based solutions – and consider the ocean economy – to address climate change.
Nature's ability to regenerate is dwindling as human demands on it increase. To reverse this trend, we need to incorporate natural capital into economic modeling and policymaking.
Climate change is threatening coastal communities worldwide. Using local knowledge, as well as innovative practices such as parametric insurance, is needed to enhance coastal resilience and mitigate the impact of climate change.
The emergence of ‘blue carbon’ in the global carbon markets could help protect Southeast Asia's coastlines, but these habitats should be valued for more than their carbon.
To help those forced to move by disasters caused by natural hazards, innovative financing and greater cooperation between development and humanitarian sectors are needed.
Mongolia is at a crucial moment with the chance to improve the everyday lives of its citizens through actions to improve air quality.