​Marine Protected Areas will be a topic for discussion at the IUCN World Parks Congress, which is opening today in Sydney.  And it should be: MPAs—which are marine spaces that restrict human…

Amanda Feuerstein |

By Valerie Hickey and Habiba Gitay At the 12th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity happening right now in Korea, there has been a lot of talk about adaptation. Most…

Valerie Hickey, Habiba Gitay |

La ciencia del cambio climático es lo suficientemente robusta como para afirmar rotundamente que el planeta seguro y estable en el que la humanidad ha prosperado durante miles de años puede estar…

Gustavo Alberto Fonseca |

International trade has a critical role to play in environmental protection and the effort to mitigate climate change. While it certainly isn’t always framed this way, it is important to realize…

Miles McKenna, Jaime de Melo, Mariana Vijil |

Stunning photos we usually associate with the Pacific Islands often overlook the reality for many who live there. Faced with natural hazards and remoteness, they are some of the most vulnerable…

Denis Jordy |

Le Fonds pour l'environnement mondial (FEM) est un mécanisme de financement indépendant qui dispose de son propre processus d’examen et d’approbation. Il a formé des partenariats avec…

Suiko Yoshijima |

صندوق البيئة العالمي هو صندوق مستقل للتمويل يعتمد آليات خاصة في عملية المراجعة والموافقة على تقديم المنح. يتشارك الصندوق مع عدد من المؤسسات الدولية، ومن بينها البنك الدولي، في إعداد المنح التي…

Suiko Yoshijima |

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) is an independent funding mechanism with its own review and approval process.  It partners with a number of institutions, including the World Bank, to prepare…

Suiko Yoshijima |

Interview Water is a scarce commodity: we should take care of it. In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region there is really very little choice. The region only receives about two percent…

Inger Andersen |

Interview L’eau est une ressource rare, il faut la préserver. ​ La région du Moyen-Orient et de l’Afrique du Nord (MENA) n’a guère le choix. Elle reçoit seulement 2 % des précipitations annuelles…

Inger Andersen |