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Emerging Economies Take Lead on Going Green, but Investment Needed

  Emerging economies are increasingly taking the lead in shifting the world onto a cleaner development path, a senior World Bank official said on Wednesday...

In World’s Largest Urban Rainforest, It’s Conservation vs Housing Rights

  Deep among the green trees and winding footpaths of the world's largest urban rainforest, Brazilian retiree Maria Haydee has found herself in the midst...

‘Indonesia Inc’ Targets 1.5 Million International Visitors From Ecotourism

  Tourism Minister Arief Yahya praised the support and commitment from the Environment and Forestry Ministry to draw 1.5 million international visitors to Indonesia's ecotourism...

Climate Change Court Cases on the Rise Globally, Majority in US

  A growing number of people are going to the courts to try to overturn government decisions seen to exacerbate climate change, according to a...

The Battle over Peatlands

  President Joko Widodo must immediately resolve the dispute between Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya and Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto. Peatlands restoration the bone of...

Vietnam Set to Approve Coal-Fired Power Plants Worth $7.5 Billion

  Vietnam expects to grant investment licences for three coal-fired power plants worth a combined $7.5 billion in early June, the country's investment minister said. Although...

9 in 10 People Now See Climate Change as a ‘Catastrophic Risk’: Survey

  Nearly nine in 10 people say they are ready to make changes to their standard of living if it would prevent future climate catastrophe,...

Tiger Enters Human Settlement in Indragiri Hilir

  Residents of Indragiri Hilir (Inhil) are concerned that a Sumatran tiger (panthera tigris sumatrae) has regularly been entering human settlement. The tiger has started...

Javan Rhinos to be Transferred to Cikepuh Wildlife Reserve

  Director of the Biodiversity Conservation at the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Bambang Dahono Adji, said that the Cikepuh wildlife reserve located in West...

Thailand’s Largest Oil and Gas Firm Plans New Asia Investment

  Thailand's largest oil and gas explorer PTT Exploration and Production Pcl (PTTEP) is planning new investments or an extension of its operations in fields...
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