11:06 am November 21, 2014 | No Comment
Like countries across the continent, Kenya is weighing the difficult balance between conservation and development.
8:15 am November 21, 2014 | No Comment
As palm oil growers, traders and consumers gather in Kuala Lumpur for the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil meeting, the non-governmental environmental organization Greenpeace says it is clear that innovation is needed to break the link between palm oil and deforestation and social conflict.
8:33 pm November 20, 2014 | No Comment
A group of nations pledged on Thursday a total of $9.3 billion to a United Nations fund designed to help developing nations tackle climate change, coming close to a $10 billion target and giving impetus to talks on a climate deal in France next year.
1:45 pm November 17, 2014 | No Comment
The Pacific bluefin tuna, a fish used in sushi and sashimi dishes, is at risk of extinction as the global food market places "unsustainable pressure" on the species and others, a conservation body warned Monday.
10:45 pm November 16, 2014 | No Comment
Relentless erosion, tourist’s litter, and poaching continue to reduce the sea turtle population on Yogyakarta’s sandy beaches. Only the Oliver Ridley species still shows up in small numbers to lay eggs, while three others previously found nesting on the coastline — Green turtles, Leatherbacks and Hawksbills — have not appeared there in the past few years.
8:25 am November 14, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia is expected to take on a leadership role in a regional campaign for green economic growth, with a new report suggesting it is a high time for Southeast Asia — one of the world’s fastest-growing region, to abandon business as usual and embrace sustainable developments.
7:35 am November 10, 2014 | 1 Comment
Greenpeace Southeast Asia has called once again on Singapore and Indonesia to work together and find solutions to what has become a recurrent regional scourge: the annual choking haze from fires burning in forest and peatland areas on Sumatra.
10:29 am November 7, 2014 | No Comment
The next 20 years must see a “critical” investment shift from high-to low-carbon energy sources to limit damaging global warming, Nicholas Stern, an authority on the economics of climate change, said on Thursday.