[Put together the puzzle pieces to reveal the picture. Scroll down to #9 for hints.]   [[tweetable]]If the world in 2017 were a jigsaw puzzle, what memorable pieces would you choose to make up the…

Andy Shuai Liu, Lois Goh |

© Center for Conservation and Research, Sri Lanka The members of the community in the Bulugolla village in Sri Lanka breathed a sigh of relief. It was the month of October and the rice harvest had…

Hasita Bhammar |

If you skimmed the news this year, 2017 may have seemed like a tough year for climate change.   The US and the Caribbean endured a devastating hurricane season. People across Africa felt the…

Ellysar Baroudy |

India’s commitment to sustainable development is clearly demonstrated through its innovative and progressive forest policies. The Government’s policy of incentivising state governments to improve…

Siddhanta Das |

For years, the transport sector has been looking at solutions to reduce its carbon footprint. A wide range of stakeholders has taken part in the public debate on transport and climate change, yet…

Nancy Vandycke, Dominik Englert |

A woman sorts seaweed after harvesting it in Rote, Indonesia. © Robert Jones What if we had the chance to reinvent the world’s food system and make local, more sustainable, nourishing and diverse…

Robert Jones, Pawan Patil |

(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 |

Aerial shot of Bazaruto's clear blue waters. Photo: Andre Aquino/World Bank An innovative World Bank project with a co-management agreement hopes to make conservation more equitable in one of…

André Rodrigues de Aquino, Carmen Lahoz Rallo |

Two years ago,  more than 180 countries gathered in Paris to sign a landmark climate agreement to keep global temperature rise well below 2 degrees Celsius. Tomorrow, on December 12, 2017, exactly…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Sameh Wahba |

Earth’s landscape has been subjected to both natural and anthropogenic fires for millions of years. Natural, lightning-caused fires are known to have occurred in geological time continuously at…

Dr. H. S. Suresh |