Blogs on biodiversity
Published on Friday, 07 June 2019
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
Published on Tuesday, 12 March 2019
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.
Published on Wednesday, 11 July 2018
There is room for improvement on integrating the environmental aspects of the SDGs with national development processes.
Published on Monday, 21 November 2016
It's time for governments and the private sector to invest in protecting the natural capital of the Coral Triangle for tourism benefits.
Published on Wednesday, 04 May 2016
Recent evaluation shows these elements are crucial to supporting economic growth and eradicating poverty without further harming the environment.
Published on Monday, 25 April 2016
Viet Nam’s new penal code reflects growing momentum across Asia in tackling environmental challenges and protecting biodiversity.
Published on Thursday, 26 February 2015
The recent summit of Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Environment Ministers provided a showcase for ideas from the region’s youth in three major fields of environmental work through the Youth4ASIA competition.
Published on Monday, 22 April 2013
We’ve been thinking a lot lately about investing in “natural capital” in Asia and the Pacific – one of four key thrusts of ADB’s newly approved Environment Operational Directions for 2013-2020.
Published on Monday, 04 March 2013
My visits to Myanmar including the last one in December amazed me at the pace with which world’s view of Myanmar had changed. Equally impressive was the impatience with which Myanmar seemed to be ready to reengage with the regional and global economy and get on with the business of economic development.
Published on Thursday, 28 February 2013
I am not an environment or climate change expert, but I am an environmentalist out of conviction. When I was 14 years old I wrote a letter to the German Minister of Environment asking for faster policy action to reduce green house gas emissions.