A Buddhist monk turns plastic bottles into saffron robes

A Buddhist monk turns plastic bottles into saffron robes

A way forward for Thais involves abiding by Buddhist teachings that encourage thrift and recycling, Phra Maha Pranom argues.

Greening vertically can transform urban landscapes

Greening vertically can transform urban landscapes

Greenery can make a comeback even in the densest urban clusters of skyscrapers and high-rises.

Australia’s feral cats are a menace to native species

Australia’s feral cats are a menace to native species

These beloved furry creatures have become a menace to other animals in Australia.

Belarus gets serious about climate change

Belarus gets serious about climate change

Spurred on by the global urgency on climate change, the Eastern European nation is approaching the issue with greater rigor.

Ireland needs to do more to protect wild birds

Ireland needs to do more to protect wild birds

Action plans that mean to protect several local species are ineffective, out of date or implemented in a "piecemeal" manner.

Digital stories are shaping our views of a sustainable future

Digital stories are shaping our views of a sustainable future

The digital revolution is changing the ways of the world. Not surprisingly it is also reshaping our perception of sustainability.

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Should rich nations pay poor ones to protect tropical forests?

A fact of conservation is that the more prosperous a society, the more likely it is to protect its forests. The converse is also true.

A new dam on the Mekong could cause a biodiversity crisis

If Cambodia decides to go ahead with the project, the nation might have to pay a high price.

Tigers are doomed if efforts to save them remain wanting

Cambodia's last wild tiger is dead. And so another chapter for tigers has come to a sad end.

Fires in the Amazon could send unique ecosystems up in smoke

"It was as if the day had turned into night," a local said about the effects of the fires.