The recent chemical explosion that left more than 150 dead was not only preventable, but reveals a clear breakdown of environmental governance, including poor transparency, corrupt oversight, and insufficient public engagement.
An Approach For Civil Society Organizations To Improve Accountability For Climate Change Adaptation
A guide designed to help civil society organizations track climate change adaptation finance flows.
Bacalah dalam Bahasa Indonesia di sini.
New satellite data finds that Indonesia’s tree cover loss slowed to 1.6 million hectares per year in recent years.
Baca versi bahasa Inggris di sini.
Data satelit terkini menunjukkan bahwa hilangnya tutupan pohon Indonesia melambat menjadi 1.6 juta hektar per tahun beberapa tahun terakhir.
WASHINGTON (February 17, 2015)— Transparify released its 2015 ratings of the financial transparency of 169 think thanks.
For the second year in a row, the World Resources Institute earned the highest rating, “Five Star,” for high transparency by listing donors and clearly identifying funding sources for its projects. WRI is one of only two think tanks to earn the Five Star rating in Transparify's inaugural 2014 survey and again in 2015.
We live in a world with more than 177,000 protected areas in more than 150 countries. Patrolling these large areas to document and crack down on harmful and often illegal activities requires resources lacking in many countries.
So how can we ensure that this extensive network of protected areas actually stays protected?
Brazil is a big investor in environmental stewardship, including several government-managed funds meant to protect the Brazilian Amazon rainforest. However, new analysis shows that in many cases, these funds aren’t being properly managed.
A new initiative from WRI and the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) aims to shed light on how oil palm concessions affect forests.
Global Forest Watch Commodities (GFW-Commodities) combines the RSPO’s maps of certified sustainable palm oil production sites with global forest data—information that can empower companies to manage their forests and supply chains more sustainably.