Some of you may recall my colleague Holly Krambeck’s blogging about the Egypt Vehicle Scrapping and Recycling Project, or VSRP, as it is affectionately also known. Holly’s old posts are here and...

Juha Seppala |

Also available in: Russian The “miracle pine, ” a 250-year-old tree that survived the 2011 tsunami in Japan, has been preserved as a memorial to the 19, 000 victims of the disaster. (Photo via...

Ko Takeuchi |

[[tweetable]]The ocean is a powerful resource and the next economic frontier[[/tweetable]]. WWF estimates that the ocean economy is the 7th largest economy, valued at US$ 24 trillion. With more...

Yuvan A. Beejadhur |

The Middle East and North Africa region has never faced such significant stress on its ageing infrastructure like it does today, with one of the most telling being the substantial increase in the...

Sameh Mobarek, Moëz Cherif, Fanny Missfeldt-Ringius |

France has just hosted COP21 to a very successful conclusion: the 2015 Paris Agreement. This achieved consensus among 196 countries on the most complex and challenging global issue of our time –...

Jonathan Walters, Silvia Pariente-David |