CLIMATE AND ENVIRONMENT

Natural gas build-up endangers coastal residents in the Philippines

On the coast of Batangas, liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals and gas-fired power plants are projected to nearly triple. A ...

Seeds Of Struggle: Reaping Climate-Resilient Crops Through Peasant Science

by Dominic Gutoman The recent drought in the Philippines, brought by El Niño, put farmers at a grave disadvantage on ...
Tree planting in the wrong places can exacerbate climate change

Is your tree planting program heating up the planet?

A new study warns that tree planting efforts could actually make global warming worse if undertaken in the wrong places ...

I fell for greenwashing. Here’s advice from experts so you won’t

I worked for a fake sustainable fashion brand. I didn't know until it was too late. In college, I started ...
Sustainable water festivals in Mekong need to be practiced.

It’s Not on Tourists: A Multi-Stakeholder Guide to Sustainable Water Festivals

For three days every April, droves of people celebrate water festivals like the Songkran, Thingyan, and Chaul Chnam Thmey, taking ...

From Greasy to Clean: The magic transformation from kitchen waste oil to sustainable aviation fuel in China

Episode 1: Produced in kitchen leftovers Fig1. Waste oil from school cafeteria leftovers In the process of enjoying various kinds ...

The Nature Conservation and Renewable Energy Conundrum

After global leaders pledged to triple renewable capacity in COP28, word breaks out about a wind farm installation that threatens ...

Why food waste crisis is a critical environmental problem in Southeast Asia?

Food has a very high degree of complexity. It is a vital component of all societies, something we must survive, ...

What did Ecuador’s largest hydropower project bring to the country?

By Zhouai Joann Yu “Ecuador has 30% of our energy production based on hydropower. Sounds good right?” says Emilio Cobo, ...

Sustainable tourism: preserving the ecosystem and creating livelihood

One of the horrible ironies of the climate problem is that some of the most stunning and well-known locations on ...

The role of healthy rivers for people and planet

As climate change intensifies regional disparities in water distribution, rivers are drying up in many different places of the world ...

Catalyzing Change: Project Utkarsh’s Empowerment and Sustainable Solutions

With resolute determination, Project Utkarsh addresses critical social and environmental challenges, weaving together innovative solutions that align with UN Sustainable ...

Project Palaash: Reviving Dead Flowers for a Sustainable Future

Floral waste poses a significant challenge in India, with places of worship generating a staggering 20 tonnes of discarded flowers ...

It’s 2023, what have you #ActNow?

“The era of global warming has ended. The era of global boiling has arrived”. Words that the UN secretary general, ...

Five initiatives to watch on Indonesia’s climate action

By Bolun With the 4th largest population in the world, Indonesia has shown strong ambitions in fighting climate change. The ...

Project Ibtida: Turning pollution into positive change

India is a land of contrasts, with vibrant colors, bustling cities, and rich cultural heritage. However, beneath the surface lies ...

Young people from around the world stand for a global plastics treaty to end plastic pollution

#BreakFreeFromPlastic Youth Summit 2023 gathers young people for skills building and a united campaign against plastic pollution. Manila, Philippines—Over 300 ...

IDEAS TO DESIGN SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING FOR VALENTINE’S DAY AND SPECIAL OCCASIONS

As the year begins, it is a good time to examine the impact of sustainability on the packaging of the ...

What Innovators Should Look at in Solving the Climate Crisis?

There is no doubt that climate change is one of the biggest challenges nowadays. In the past 150 years, the ...

Rohingya Refugee Crisis: A Representation of Nature’s Sufferings

By Sumaia Binte Islam Today the refugee camps of Cox’s Bazar region are symbols of Bangladesh’s deterrent environmental conditions. On ...

Nigeria in the Face of Catastrophic Flooding

By Eniola Abdulroqeeb Arowolo Over the years, Nigeria has faced the detriments of climate change which has, according to a ...

From Me to We to Sustainability: Women Changemakers Shaping China’s Future of Consumption

By: Siyi Chu As a country that has long struggled with issues around the environment, fair trade, and equality along ...

Yangon Youth taking action to shift the choking air situation in Myanmar

By: Zaw Win Htet   The Earth is heating up, but that’s not the only matter – it is also ...

The perspectives of local marginalized groups upon water in the midst of COVID-19 in Myanmar

By Kyaw Nyunt Linn COVID-19 pandemic has been changing our day-to-day activities since the beginning. Water becomes an essential element, ...

Fighting Food Waste in an Era of Waste

By: Myat Hsu Khine According to FAO's most recent estimates (2019), the amounts of food either lost or wasted range ...

How international companies can promote biodiversity mainstreaming – the view from Greater Mekong Sub-region

By: Diinsider & Pumbaa Eco On May 22nd, International Biodiversity Day, a seminar on how companies can promote biodiversity mainstreaming ...

Financing Renewable Resources to Mitigate Climate Change

By: Marc Aguilar, Yunish Ghimire Climate change is one of the most pressing issues of this generation. The research on ...

Is Moving Towards Digital Sustainability Marketing of Benefit to All?

By: Mahira Rodoshee & Yayun Lai With consumers placing more focus on the environmental effect of the product, it's dawning ...

How far are we in achieving a plastic-free world?

By: Hans Ethan Carbonilla, Punkhuri Kumar When we see waters from the river flowing, lakes being calm, waterfalls roaring, the ...

The Pathway to China’s Carbon Neutral Goal

By: Yayun Lai On the 18th meeting of the Comprehensively Deepening Reform Committee, Chinese leader Xi Jinping once again highlighted ...

Forest Heroes’ Journey of CAN Borneo

By: Danyun Xiong Every year, about 10 million hectares of forests are destroyed. In Kalimantan alone, more than 6 million ...

What does Carbon Trade entail for Nepal?

By: Yunish Ghimire In January of 2021, The World Bank approved an Emission Reduction (ER) project in the Terai area ...

Stories from my closet: How I switch to a sustainable fashion lifestyle

By: Shweta Acharya A friend of mine once invited me to an event where they sold second-hand clothes. The idea ...

Sustainable Solutions in Nepal’s Everyday Life

By: Phurba Chheten Pradhan I was born in Khumjung, a Sherpa village located in the Khumbu sub region of the ...

Climate crisis into a new decade: Are we doing enough?

By: Lesley Sanga, Zaw Win Htet Whether we’re ready or not, climate change has been intensifying at an alarming rate ...

The next-generation of business is not just about making money anymore

By: Yingle Su Climate change. Air pollution. Sea level rise. Increasing human activities is gradually encroaching our planet. Business activities ...

Making Papers out of Elephant Dung: A Green Solution to Recycling Industry

By: Anika Tasnim Nishat Have you ever thought of making papers from elephant dung? Well it might seem like out ...