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UN Calls for Urgent Rethink as Resource Use Skyrockets
Resource extraction has more than tripled since 1970, including a fivefold increase in the use of non-metallic minerals and a 45 per cent increase in fossil fuel use. By 2060, global material use could double to 190 billion ...
Sustainable Growth, livelihoods and Eco-system Restoration Initiative
The initiative will develop, support and implement projects and programmes on: Promoting biodiversity and mitigating land degradation; Protecting the marine environment from land-based activities; Protecting the ecological ...
NBS Good Practices from Chinese Government: Abandoned Shrimp Pond Reforestation and Sustainable Development
Since the 1980s, shrimp farming has emerged in tropical and subtropical regions of Asia and South America. The construction of shrimp ponds has resulted in significant loss of coastal wetlands such as mangroves, seagrass ...