Emerging economies are increasingly taking the lead in shifting the world onto a cleaner development path, a senior World Bank official said on Wednesday (24/05), pointing to the role of China and India in pushing down the cost of producing solar power. In India, for example, recent auctions to construct...
  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 of a simmering conflict between housing rights and environmental protection. Her pink concrete bungalow sits inside Rio de Janeiro's Tijuca National Park, a protected area of...
  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 spots as part of the "Indonesia Incorporated" initiative. The number will shore up the Tourism Ministry's target of 15 million international visitors this year. Arief said the...