Attempts to create global and regional agreements on conservation issues often seem futile. Might it be easier to create partnerships than enforceable regulations and laws?
As the global leader in hydropower, China must adopt environmental policies that account for methane and carbon emissions as well as ecosystem disruptions and erosion potential.
A new map reveals the future shape of America.
The World Food Prize was recently awarded to three biotech researcher,s but have GM crops led to improvement of food or just a new form of agricultural serfdom?
Applying the planetary boundaries methodology to Sweden: how is this country doing?
If we have any chance of developing a sustainable global society, we need concrete, measurable goals to get us there.
Exploring strategies to make Maryland a national leader in composting.
A new cartoon recently revealed that rather than being a climate leader, the United Kingdom is a carbon miscreant.
Europe’s land footprint far transcends its borders, drawing land from around the world to fill its consumption demands.
Fracking advocates proclaim a natural gas revolution, but are they simply perpetuating our catastrophic fossil fuel dependence?
Are you willing to take a vow of sufficiency to help bring about a sustainable future?
The president of Uruguay has been called the world’s poorest president. But perhaps he’s the richest?
The World Bank’s new president is promising a lot on climate change, but right now his rhetoric has yet to translate into real action.
The myth of “sustainable consumption” can perpetuate dangerous behaviors and cultural norms.
Bhutan offers an alternative path to development–one the country hopes will prevent mankind’s “self-annihilation.”
What does a truly sustainable country look like? Peru maybe? Or Cuba.
Ecuador’s innovative conservation strategy – requesting aid in return for not drilling for oil – faces an uphill battle.
In the face of food insecurity, governments are looking for solutions overseas by buying land for agriculture.