Carbon emissions from maritime shipping and port activities are on the rise. But city ports are finding ways to reduce their carbon footprints and reconnect with nearby cities.
When the pandemic put tourism on hold, many residents heaved a sigh of relief. Will hasty economic recovery plans scupper our chance for a rethink?
The oceans play a key role in regulating life on Earth. We must shift our view of them from as something to use if we hope to develop them sustainably.
Attempts to wage war on drugs in developing countries which don't take into account the needs of local people are doomed to fail. Here's why.
Sea level is still rising, and when that lunar cycle starts upward again, it will mean double trouble for places like Miami.
Bill C-12 is a step in the right direction, but its not enough to meet Canada's goal for a decarbonized economy.
To protect urban trees, it's important to reduce the impact from construction. Advance planning and close supervision can help.
A new report from the GovLab and the French Development Agency (AFD) examines how development practitioners are experimenting with emerging forms of technology to advance development goals.
Landmark case highlights the conflict between immediate climate action and a gradual transition to renewables.
Africa has opportunities to integrate further and bring its economies into the global economy.
Traditional ecological knowledge of Indigenous peoples offers ways to adapt to climate impacts.
A faltering peace agreement between the US and the Taliban and stalled intra-Afghan negotiations mean sustainable development has been ignored.
As Africa battles to contain the spread of Coronavirus and limit its impact on the economy, it is imperative that such efforts are driven by local realities.
Nigeria needs to adopt gender specific strategies to financially include women smallholders in agriculture.
Recent extreme events in Australia, with torrential rain and floods following devastating bushfires, have focused the World Urban Forum's attention on the urgency of climate action.
My year of buying almost nothing saved me thousands of dollars – but also taught me valuable lessons as a teacher, including about the benefits of failure.
A fairer, greener and more prosperous Australia is possible – so long as political leaders don't focus just on economic growth.
Expanding on sustainable practices in remote parts of Australia can deliver great benefits to both local Indigenous owners and national and global communities.
The demands on land and resources from our fast-growing cities are unsustainable, as are the wastes they produce. Yet still our leaders act as if unlimited growth is possible.
Yerba mate is a wildly popular South American tea with a growing global market. Can this 'superfood' save Paraguay's tropical forests, too?