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World’s Largest Carbon Emitter Calls for Green Recovery, Commits to Carbon Neutrality

Written by: Kimberly White  China has pledged to achieve carbon neutrality by 2060. In a shocking move, President Xi...

Tiger Populations Increase Across Six Countries, Offering New Hope for Iconic Species

Written by: Kimberly White  For the first time in four years, new tigers have been documented in a region...

Vietnam Bans Wildlife Trade to Reduce Risk of Future Pandemics

Written by: Kimberly White  Vietnam has taken an important step forward in preventing future pandemics. Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen...

This Chinese Megacity is Building a Massive Car-Free District

Written by: Sean Fleming The breakneck speed of China’s economic and urban growth has gone hand in hand with...

This Underwater Sculpture is Helping to Restore Coral Reefs in Thailand

Written by: David Elliott Dive beneath the brilliant blue waters surrounding Thailand’s Koh Tao island and you might come...

226 South Korean Local Governments Declare Climate Emergency

Written by: Kimberly White  Local governments in South Korea have declared a climate emergency. Representing 98 percent of South...

Philippine Village Delivers Nearly 300 Critically Endangered Sea Turtle Hatchlings to Sea

Written by: Erwin M. Mascariñas Villagers in the southern Philippines taking part in an initiative to protect turtle nesting...

Hong Kong Authorities Seize 26 Tonnes of Shark Fins

Written by: Kimberly White  Authorities have seized 26 tonnes of shark fins in Hong Kong, the largest shark fin...

Papua Mangroves Could Help Indonesia Coast to Climate Targets

Courtesy of Forests News Written by: Julie Mollins The characteristics of mangroves in a range...

China Temporarily Bans Wildlife Trade to Contain Coronavirus Outbreak

Written by: Rhett Butler Conservationists are welcoming news that the Chinese Government has temporarily banned the sale of...

Buy One, Get Fifteen: New Campaign Shines Light on Strict Penalties for Wildlife Crime...

Written by: Kimberly White WildAid and CHANGE are raising awareness of strict penalties for wildlife gifts in Vietnam with...

China Announces Plan to Phase Out Single-Use Plastics

Written by: Kimberly White  China has announced a new plan to tackle plastic pollution. On January 19th, the National...

Critically Endangered Crocodile Confirmed Nesting in Nepal After 37 Years

Written by: Shreya Dasgupta There may be a glimmer of hope for the critically endangered gharial, a unique crocodile...

Afghanistan Increases Use of Renewable Energy Sources

Courtesy of Wadsam Afghanistan’s renewable energy resource potential is estimated at over 300,000 megawatts,...

Sumatra survey looks to identify at-risk rhinos for captive breeding

Written by: Junaidi Hanafiah Translated by: Aria Danaparamita As Indonesia prepares to launch a new captive-breeding...

Microplastic waste fouls up beaches on Sri Lanka’s southern tourism coast

Written by: Dilrukshi Handunnetti Sri Lanka’s southern coastline is dotted with popular resorts and beaches, but this once pristine...

ADB Lends $4mn For A Solar Project in Kandahar

Courtesy of Wadsam The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has issued a $4 million loan...

New Campaign Calls on Japan to End Ivory Trade

Written by: Kimberly White WildAid Japan and Tears of the African Elephant (TAE) are calling on Japan to end...

Thailand: Advancing Partnerships for Sustainability

Written by: Kimberly White In November 2018,  H.E. Mr. Lee Hsien Loong, the ASEAN 2018 Chairman and Prime...

Japan and UN Environment Join Together in Battle Against Marine Litter

Written by: Kimberly White Earlier this month, the Government of Japan and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), announced...

Private Sector Involvement In Afghan Energy Production

Courtesy of Wadsam The Afghan-German Cooperation’s Energy Sector Improvement Program (ESIP) conducted a workshop at Serena Hotel in Kabul...

Indonesia Deforestation Decline Prompts Payments from Norway

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

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...

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...