Environmental and social performance is shaping a new breed of oil, gas, and mining companies.
Reef ecosystems face both local and global threats. Here is what needs to be done to ensure the world's corals and mangroves are preserved.
Amidst the financial crisis, banks are continuing their push for improved corporate environmental performance.
The Economic Contribution of Belize's Coral Reefs and Mangroves...
This study evaluated the average annual contribution of reef- and mangrove-associated tourism, fisheries, and shoreline protection services to the economy of Belize.
The development of a global system of marine protected areas (MPAs) lags far behind that of the terrestrial biosphere in both the extent and the effectiveness of its coverage.
Southeast Asia's scientists, researchers, and political figures are emphasizing the importance of restoring mangrove forests, one of nature's strongest defenses against natural disasters.
Ecosystems provide a wealth of services to human populations, among them, disease regulation. But narrowly-focused development projects can threaten these ecosystems and put entire populations at risk.
Many companies lack the capacity to deal with natural resource constraints, according to a survey by the consultancy McKinsey & Company.
When it comes to allocating money for conservation, reverse auctions can help governments get the biggest bang for their buck.
p>The cost of grain-based staples--such as tortillas in Mexico, beef noodles in western China, and bread in the United States--has increased around the world. There are several reasons why prices have jumped, but there’s one getting a lot of attention: the global rush for bioenergy.