Source: Wetlands Date: 23 July 2021  Wetlands International and its global and Indonesian partners present a series of Technical Guidelines on Building with Nature to restore eroding tropical muddy coasts. The guidelines share knowledge and lessons in a practical way to support the sound replic...
Source: The World Bank Date: 22 June 2021 New Climate Change Action Plan will increase high-impact support to deliver climate results, targeted towards reducing the trajectory of emissions and strengthening adaptation and resilience in developing countries. The World Bank Group today announced its n...
Source: The World Bank Date: 17 June 2021 Key Messages Hydro-climatic hazards don't need to become disasters: Hydro-climatology looks at the interaction between weather, watersheds, and water. Hydro-climatic extremes, such as periods of abnormal dryness or wetness, are natural hazards and are increa...
Source: The Ocean Panel A healthy ocean is the foundation for vibrant economies. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, ocean-based industries were estimated to contribute 2.5 percent of world gross value added and over 31 million direct full-time jobs. However, as governments seek to reset and rebuild follo...
Source: The World Bank Date: 20 May 2021 Indonesia is battling one of the greatest environmental challenges of our time—marine plastic debris. To support the Government of Indonesia's efforts on combating plastic waste and marine debris and its leadership in implementing the agenda, a better underst...
Source: Water Science PolicyDate: 31 January 2021 A variety of nature-based and hybrid solutions are available to build sustainable value in and around ports.Financiers and investors are willing to jump in, but diffused benefits and a lack of hard and enforceable cashflows prevent uptake at scale12+...
Source: Eco-Business.comDate: 11 January 2021 Increased government and corporate accountability, including the full implementation of the EPR law and more investment into upcycling innovations, are equally critical to create a more sustainable waste management ecosystem in Singapore. Singapore ...
Source: World Economic Forum Date: 23 October 2020  The global shipping industry's annual greenhouse-gas emissions total more than one billion tons.Reducing them is critical in the fight against climate change.Former President of Costa Rica José María Figueres writes that shrinking emissio...
Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 29 September 2020  Global warming is making the oceans more stable, increasing surface temperatures and reducing the carbon they can absorb, according to research published Monday by climate scientists who warned that the findings have "profound and troubling...
Source: The Conversation Date: 12 August 2020  The disposal of plastics is a global problem. They are nearly indestructible in natural conditions but are discarded worldwide on a large scale. The world produces around 359 million metric tons of plastics each year. Nature cannot address the...
Source: The ASEAN Post Date: 10 September 2020  The COVID-19 crisis has laid bare the importance of access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene. As we all know now, hand washing is one of the best frontline defenses against the virus. Yet three billion people – almost half of the world'...
Source: Göttingen University Date: 27 August 2020  International team led by Göttingen University investigates effects on local water cycle While high greenhouse gas emissions and biodiversity loss are often associated with rapid land-use change in Indonesia, impacts on local water cy...
Source: World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Date: 20 August 2020  Access to adequate water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) embodies a fun- damental human right recognized by the United Nations General Assembly. Technology often plays an important role by providing resource-...
Source: Pursuit Date: 12 August 2020  Climate extremes are not going away during the pandemic, testing water management to its limits. We need robust inter-disciplinary solutions from climate and social scientists, engineers and lawyers. The United Nations recently announced that prog...
Source: Channel News Asia Date: 3 August 2020 The Australian bushfires from September last year to early February are proof to many people that man-made or "anthropogenic" climate change is real and threatening. But for some Australians involved in the coal-mining industry, the fires seeme...