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IUCN’s Inger Andersen to Head United Nations Environment Programme

Written by: Kimberly White The United Nations General Assembly has elected Inger Andersen of Denmark as Executive Director of...

Indonesia Deforestation Decline Prompts Payments from Norway

Written by: Kimberly White In 2010, Norway and Indonesia joined together for a climate and forest partnership...

Why reality TV might be the answer to mass market uptake of sustainable housing

Written by: James McGregor Popular home makeover TV shows like “This Old House”, “Grand Designs”, and the “Property Brothers”...

Aquatic Pollution and Watershed Management in Galliyat

Written by: Ahmed Raza, WWF-Pakistan Nature has blessed Pakistan with adequate surface and groundwater resources. However, rapid population...

UK Government Launches Year of Green Action

Written by: Kimberly White In January, Environment Secretary Michael Gove called upon people to join together to protect the...

Mountain Gorilla: Population Increase Gives Hope

Written by: Kimberly White The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List has reclassified the Mountain Gorilla from “critically...

How to Empower Women By Being Change Agents

Written by Glenda Monge Alvarado Talks about sustainability with a gender focus are rarely found. Although gender equality is one...

Alaska: Climate Changed

Written by: Kimberly White Often referred to as “the last frontier,” Alaska has become one of the first frontiers of climate change...

Afghan Women Meet To Advocate For Women in Peace Process

Courtesy of Wadsam More than 75 women members of Provincial Peace Councils (PPCs) met in Kabul on Wednesday to plot a...

Bali Bans Single-Use Plastics

Written by: Kimberly White On December 24, 2018, Bali Governor Wayan Koster announced that the Indonesian province of Bali is officially banning...

New Zealand Plastic Bag Phase Out Confirmed

Written by: Kimberly White In December, Associate Minister for the Environment, Eugenie Sage, confirmed the plastic bag phase out for retailers.

Ministry of Environment Announces Korean Sustainable Development Goals

Written by: Kimberly White On December 24, 2018, Minister Cho Myung-Rae announced the confirmation of the Korean Sustainable Development Goals (K-SDGs).

Scottish Government Powers Past Coal

Written by: Kimberly White During the United Nations climate change conference COP24, the Scottish Government announced their intention to join the Powering...

The World’s 5 Most Sustainable Cities

Written by: Kimberly White The world’s most sustainable cities have been revealed. In October, the global design...

Nepal Set to Double National Tiger Population

Written by: Kimberly White The Government of Nepal announced that the country’s wild tiger population has nearly doubled since 2009.

Investment Accelerator Competition to Help UK Businesses Tackle Ocean Plastics

Written by: Kimberly White The UK Government has announced a new investment partnership that offers up to £6 million in grant and...

THE COMMITTEES: Setting out to ‘transform the world’ in the General Assembly’s Second Committee

Courtesy of UN News Centre Header image: UN Photo/Cia Pak: To mark the 70th anniversary of the United...