From Crisis to Sustainable Development: the SDGs as Roadmap to 2030 and Beyond

The Sustainable Development Report (SDR), including the SDG Index and Dashboards which track progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), was released. The report shows that multiple and simultaneous international crises have halted progress on the universal goals adopted by all UN member c...

World Oceans Day: The Threats and The Opportunities for Our Ocean

What is World Oceans Day? In 1992, Oceans Day was first declared following the UN Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro to to commemorate how important oceans are for the Earth and raise awareness to conserve our ocean. Then, in 2008, 8 June was officially designated as World Oceans Day, with a different t...

7 Organizations Fighting to Save Our Oceans

The ocean, one of the most diverse places on the earth, is under threat for a quite long time. Luckily, there are organizations working on both a public and political level to save our oceans.These organizations, through projects and activities, are involved in protecting the oce...

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Extreme floods that once came every 100 years will be annual event by 2050, including Indonesia

Climate change is already causing staggering impacts on the oceans and ice-filled regions that encompass 80 per cent of the Earth, and future damage from rising seas and melting glaciers is now all but certain, according to a sobering new report from the United Nations.  The warming climate is ...