A new report of scientific findings confirms not only that human activity is the primary cause of rising temperatures, but that climate change impacts are accelerating.
The compilation of peer-reviewed research includes evidence that melting rates for mountain glaciers around the world doubled between 2004 and 2006, and that more than 28,000 plant and animal species are changing habits due to new climatic conditions.
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.