Will the UN declaration spur countries to finally act?

On July 28, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a landmark resolution declaring that access to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment is a universal human right. It also called on countries, international organisations and businesses to enhance efforts to ensure a healthy environment for all. This follows a similarContinue Reading

California eyes efforts to spur US ratification of Basel Convention

Dive Brief: Lawmakers and activists in California aim to curb the export of low-value scrap plastic to developing countries in calling for the Biden administration to ratify the Basel Convention, an international agreement that aims to ensure certain waste is handled responsibly. The United States is one of just a fewContinue Reading

How Monitoring Can Spur Investment In Land Restoration

Investing in landscape restoration is key to help the world meet the 1.5°C climate target. getty Around the world, 3.2 billion people are affected by degraded landscapes, land that has lost some degree of its natural productivity due to human-caused processes. Restoring these landscapes can improve community resilience and enhance local livelihoods.Continue Reading