As we get ready to kick off the new year, let’s recount the voices and stories about how we can enhance the way we interact with our planet. From Ethiopia to Indonesia, we’ve seen our efforts…

Andy Shuai Liu |

What I remember most of the first hours after learning about the tsunami was radio silence. Aceh, it seemed, had ceased to exist. The limited infrastructure in Indonesia’s northernmost province…

Sri Mulyani Indrawati |

I began my professional career as a sub-district and district level administrator in India-a position that makes one responsible for pretty much everything- from making sure the water comes out of…

Abhas Jha |

Pada dasarnya saya adalah orang yang pragmatis, mengingat awal karir saya sebagai petugas kelurahan, lanjut terus ke kecamatan, di India, ketika saya bertanggungjawab untuk banyak hal yang terjadi…

Abhas Jha |

Video Blog: World Bank Vice President for East Asia and Pacific visits Indonesia Axel van Trotsenburg, World Bank Vice President for East Asia and Pacific, travelled to Indonesia, where he visited…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

A discussion on carbon pricing at COP20 brought together executives from Unilever, pension fund AP4, and the BVRio Environmental Exchange, and officials from California, South Korea, and the World…

Christian Grossmann |

Cuando observo la tasa de agotamiento de los recursos, la erosión del suelo y la disminución de las poblaciones de peces —los impactos del cambio climático en casi todos los ecosistemas—, veo un…

Paula Caballero |

Lorsque je pense à la vitesse à laquelle les ressources s'épuisent, les sols s'érodent et les ressources halieutiques diminuent, ou encore à l'impact du changement climatique sur…

Paula Caballero |

عندما أنظر إلى معدل استنزاف الموارد، وتآكل التربة، وتقلص المخزون السمكي، وإلى آثار تغير المناخ على كل الأنظمة الإيكولوجية تقريبا، فإنني أرى عالما ماديا يمضي حتما نحو التدهور ببطء. أنا أسمي ذلك…

Paula Caballero |

每当我目睹资源耗减速度、水土流失状况和日益减少的鱼类种群以及气候变化对几乎每个生态系统造成的影响,我总会看到一个正在缓慢且无情地退化的自然界。我把这些情况统称为“倒退的现实”,一种新常态,一种刚刚缓慢出现的现象,它把我们诱入被动境地,并且诱使我们接受一个富裕程度和多样化程度更低的世界。 有生以来,我看到了到处游弋着五彩斑斓鱼类的水域。如今,这些水域就像空荡荡的水族馆一样变得毫无生机。…

Paula Caballero |