For decades, several important ocean areas off the coast of New England have been protected from destructive fishing gear--areas that are essential habitat for a variety of marine species, from cod to whales.
A historic area of the Malay enclave of Kampong Bharu in Kuala Lumpur has been razed to the ground. The old stage and the houses around it have been demolished to make way for a high-rise development. This picture story documents the destruction.
Delegates at the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil annual gathering in Kuala Lumpur called on governments to do more to ensure that forests are protected from oil palm expansion. This is my round-up of some of the main issues raised during the gathering.
A new regulation passed in Ontario, Canada, restricts the use of toxic neonicotinoid pesticides, which have been linked to declining honeybee populations around the world. Ontario plans to decrease its neonicotinoid use by 80 percent by 2017.
The number of multinational companies that say they are committed to supplying and using only deforestation-free palm oil is growing fast, but widespread clearance of forests continues. In this article, I take an in-depth look at the current situation.
Please stop destroying forests by making sure the paper you are buying comes from sustainable sources. I am asking you to adopt a paper procurement policy that supports healthy forests and healthy communities.
The tide is turning on the decision makers responsible for the Great Barrier Reef's future, with a groundswell of public opinion and scientific fact supporting a ban on the dumping of dredge spoil in the Reef's waters.