Hundreds of thousands of tons of plastic remain uncollected on Caribbean islands each year and voluminous waves of plastic waste wash up on the shores, especially after severe storms.

Karin Erika Kemper, Tahseen Sayed |

Hoy en día son cientos de miles las toneladas de plástico que cada año quedan sin recoger en las islas del Caribe, mientras grandes olas de desechos plásticos llegan a sus costas, sobre todo luego…

Karin Kemper, Tahseen Sayed |

As the world observes World Environment Day this week, we should be mindful that [[tweetable]]there will be more plastic in the oceans than fish by 2050 if nothing is done[[/tweetable]], according…

Silpa Kaza, Lisa Yao |

(Photo: Michael Haws / World Bank) When we talk about the future of work, it is important to include perspectives, ideas and solutions from young people as they are the driving force that can…

Esteve Sala |

This blog post was co-authored by Franz Drees-Gross, Director, Transport and ICT Global Practice, and Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Senior Director, Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice.…

Franz Drees-Gross, Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |

In 2006, I was working in Aceh, Indonesia (with the Red Cross), a region devastated by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Amongst other post-disaster recovery activities, we were working with 20…

Saurabh Dani |

Photo credit: STARS/Flickr Enabling a robust market for information and communications technologies (ICTs) is fundamental to rebuilding fragile and conflict affected states (FCSs) and addressing…

Mark Jamison |

También disponible en: Inglés Mientras Marruecos se prepara para ser el país anfitrión de la próxima reunión mundial sobre cambio climático en noviembre de 2016, el mundo dirige su mirada hacia la…

Martin Heger, Maria Sarraf |

It does not happen often that one of the finest actors of our time tweets about a World Bank supported project and invites all his fans to have a look at the impressive pictures taken from space.…

John Roome |

图片:全球环境基金/Flickr 垃圾的产生、收集和处理,是21世纪的一大全球性挑战。垃圾回收可以通过减少温室气体排放推动环境可持续发展,并通过提供原材料和包装材料刺激经济发展。 拾荒者是废品回收行业回收垃圾的主角。在世界各地,大量来自低收入和弱势社区的人们谋生的方式是收集和分拣垃圾,然后通过中介将回收的垃圾卖给废品回收行业。拾荒者眼里的纸张、纸板、玻璃和金属,在他人看来就是废品或垃圾。…

Martha Chen, Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |