A recent study from WWF estimates the economic cost of nature's decline over the next 30 years, revealing the countries whose economies would suffer the most if urgent action is not taken to address the global environmental crisis. Using cutting-edge economic

To address COVID-19, it has become clear to the whole world that the Chinese model of testing strick social distancing is a must and that a full “lockdown” of the economy cannot be avoided - with only “essential” activities maintained.

Through the Platform for Climate Action in Agriculture (PLACA), countries in the region seek solutions for the agricultural sector in the face of climate change. The agricultural sector in Latin America and the Caribbean is particularly vulnerable to the effects of

Today, more than ever, the transformation of food systems requires collective action in the face of COP25 results. The 25th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP25) concluded on Dec. 15th, as countries needed additional time to

Disruptive technologies, such as artificial intelligence or ride-sharing apps, are already affecting people in significant ways. There are increasing concerns about data collection, surveillance, behavior management and the shake-up of local economies as automation takes over. The question arises of

The importance of nature in cities is well-documented and can motivate city leaders to take action on bringing nature back into urban areas. One of the many benefits of urban nature is that it provides us with an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables

Mangrove trees lining tropical coasts are undervalued yet mangrove protection should be part of the plan to save the planet and protect biodiversity. Mangroves are trees that grow miraculously on seawater, fringing some of the tropical shores of our planet. They shelter

It has been established that those living in poverty will suffer disproportionately more from the adverse effects of the climate crisis than the rich, a phenomenon known as the ‘climate caste system’. How then, can poorer nations protect themselves from the damaging

Dror Tamir is a 10-times international award-winning food and nutrition entrepreneur, passionate about improving the health of children and families worldwide.  Tamir is the co-founder and CEO of Hargol FoodTech, the world's first commercial grasshopper farm. The Israeli-based startup aims to

Coastal erosion, pollutants, rising sea levels, toxic algae, and the future of coastal residents’ livelihood are not new issues. According to the United Nations Environment Program, recent studies find that 34% of the world's coasts are at high risk of

In the social madness of the last few days, there is no shortage of people who ironize about Greta Thunberg, who nevertheless carried on her global strike for the climate online. Someone less informed might ask what happened to the

The benefits of energy-efficient buildings include substantial savings, energy security, job creation, and health. They also have a lower lifetime cost and higher asset values. That's why we need to mobilize innovative financing solutions for zero carbon building projects. In the

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