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Beekeeping relieves land degradation in Kyrgyzstan
Satoumi – Co-managing marine resources in Shiretoko
In a remote part of Japan, stakeholders cooperate to preserve the area’s exceptional ecology.
Google Maps’ virtual diving brings the Great Barrier Reef into view
Millions will be able to take a virtual dive on the Great Barrier Reef via Google Maps and the Caitlin Seaview Survey.
Biodiversity in Kanazawa: Autumn’s lesson
Fall marks the start of many processes associated with some of Kanazawa's traditional industries such as silk dyeing and sake- and paper-making.
Reasons to be both hugely disappointed and very excited
Sustainability specialist Paul Hohnen speaks on sustainable development and what needs to be done to save the planet.
Satoumi in an Okinawan coral reef system
In a remote part of Japan, stakeholders are cooperating to preserve the area’s exceptional ecology.
Satoumi in Ago Bay: Embracing integrated coastal management
A bay, historically prized as the marine product supplier to Japan's Imperial Court, is being revived.
The roots of cooperative capitalism run deep in Japan
In the face of today's pressing global issues, cooperative behaviour offers sustainable solutions.
Are transgenic crops safe? GM agriculture in Africa
Though controversial, could genetically modified crops help to solve Africa's food, agriculture and human security challenges?
Biodiversity in Kanazawa: Summer’s lesson
Kanazawa's vibrant local cuisine reflects the diversity of the fresh foods provided by the surrounding sea, fields and mountains.
Defending Rio+20: A historical perspective
Rio+20 is currently facing a withering level of criticism, but is all of it really warranted?
Roads and stables mean greener Tajik pastures
A unique collaboration is helping mobilize rural pilot communities to improve small-scale infrastructure and halt land degradation.
The way forward: Survival 2100
Global society’s cultural narrative needs rewriting to achieve greater social equity and economic security in ways that reflect biophysical reality.
Rio+20 Earth summit: scientists call for action on population
The world's leading science academies make an appeal to sustainable development negotiators.
Runaway gold prices spark major headaches for Guyana
As Guyana's gold mining sector booms, tribal communities face negative impacts like declining water and food security.
Seeing the people for the trees
Over 1.3 billion forest peoples’ rights are in need of stronger national and international protection.
Ramsar Convention at 41: New dimensions
Over the years, the Ramsar Convention on wetlands has evolved and the scope of its activities has broadened.
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