Earth’s oceans and lands are essential carbon sinks and slow climate change by reducing the rate at which carbon emissions accumulate in the atmosphere. Without the combined role of resilient terrestrial, coastal and marine ecosystems, the rate of increase of atmospheric

The world’s ecosystems are under threat. Fires are turning biodiverse forests in California and wetlands in Argentina and Brazil into charred landscapes. The ocean is getting warmer and more acidic, bleaching colorful, fish-filled coral reefs across the Seychelles. The abuse of the soil, exacerbated by overuse of

According to 2019 data from IEA, 600 million people in Africa are yet to receive energy access. This means almost half (44%) of the continent’s population lacks the means to switch on a light, a heater, a fridge, or charge

The recently released Global Peace Index (GPI) report, produced yearly by the Institute for Economics and Peace, demonstrates that global peace has deteriorated for the ninth time in a row, this year by 0.07%. However, this is the second smallest

Nature-based infrastructure (NBI) can help us deal with climate change and build a better future for communities worldwide. We need to rapidly scale up our efforts to better protect, manage, and restore the ecosystems around us. The Growing Momentum for Nature-Based

Here’s a startling figure: 1.5 billion people will live in African cities by 2050, more than double the number today. African cities — including unplanned urban areas and informal settlements — are already facing staggering challenges: poverty, the need for

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