With forest areas this large, Bhutan provides groundwater for a fifth of the earth's population, helps reduce global warming, and absorbs carbon dioxide. Bhutan even claims itself to be a zero-carbon country.... Read more
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The UN says that policies that do not consult women or include them in decision-making are less effective and can even do harm.... Read more
UI found the need to develop a ranking system that can be inclusive to measuring sustainability in thousands of universities worldwide. ... Read more
Since mid-2019, they have decided to move on to a more environmentally friendly consumption practice.... Read more
Measuring, reporting, and monitoring progress on the SDGs can be complex, requiring time, resources, and capacity. UNESCAP has designed the National SDG Tracker to be used easily in just a few clicks, even by non-data experts. ... Read more
Awareness and recognition of Indonesian spices' value against their strategic potentials are still considered relatively low among stakeholders and people. ... Read more
Unlike the typical dirty landfill, Semakau Island emerges as a lush green land where various species of birds and insects gather in a healthy ecosystem.... Read more