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For the first time, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has ranked an environmental risk -- climate change -- as the most severe economic risk facing the world. Global Risks Report 2016 says climate change is compounding and intensifying other social, economic, and humanitarian stresses such as mass migration.
A strong ethical case exists against putting wild-born captive killer whales on display in glorified swimming pools when these creatures naturally roam vast oceanic expanses. But what about pet fish imprisoned in a tank on a mantelpiece in our homes?
By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor-In-Chief of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World New York January 12, 2016 We first reporte...
Having an emissions reduction agreement on paper is only the first step; policymakers and leaders must now move decisively to protect the advances in human development and poverty reduction already threatened by environmental degradation and climate change.
When demand outpaces water supply, communities often turn to difficult and costly solutions, such as building reservoirs, importing water or constructing desalination plants. But this week at the World Economic Forum, I'm pushing global leaders to consider a different solution.
We celebrate grantees who demonstrate the spirit needed for community engagement, capacity building, and social change from the environment to the elderly, from endangered animals to social enterprise --they exemplify the change we need and hope to see in the world.
By: Aakash Ohri For me, being a sustainable business is about more than filling green quotas for recycling and energy pres...
It wasn't all that long ago that Havas PR's annual trends report barely touched on the topic of food. Our trends for 2010 included a forecast of "incr...
In today's Radio Report: President Obama announces big changes for Big Coal and Big Oil on public lands; Republicans heart fracking in sixth GOP debate; finally, corporate media asks a debate question on climate change...to Democrats
Deforestation is one of the fastest ways that environments are changing dramatically, while climate change is creating vast fast changes on a global scale.
Impact investing is a big topic of conversation this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. I'm participating in various sessions here at Davos on this key opportunity.
Tourists from around the world visit northern Thailand to experience the majesty of elephants in their natural environment.
If the first two weeks of 2016 are any indication, 2016 is shaping up to be a very big year for the US to make the shift beyond coal, to clean energy.
Honey bees have been working their alchemical magic for over 8,000 years, transforming flower nectar into the sweetness that is honey. Since ancient times, that syrupy goodness has been used for culinary, medicinal, and spiritual purposes across a broad swath of cultures worldwide.
Sometimes we may think that the religious dimension of the environment amounts to romantic tree-hugging, while what we really need to address environmental issues are practical, on-the-ground solutions.