Mapping where a country’s carbon stocks overlap with areas that are rich in wildlife and important for local peoples’ livelihoods is underway in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
In the start of a carefully crafted emergency campaign to thwart a pest outbreak that is wreaking havoc on Thailand's vital cassava production, agricultural researchers will release a quarter of a million parasitic wasps (Anagyrus lopezi) in the northeastern part of the country.
Japan and the Republic of Korea announcement that they will invest billions of dollars in environmentally smart projects to create jobs and spur economic growth is the latest sign that the Green New Deal advocated by the United Nations is gaining momentum, the head of the UN Environment Programme said on January 9, 2009.
Asia-Pacific nations have agreed to cut their catches of bigeye tuna by 30 percent by 2011 in order to help preserve the fish that is popular in the region served raw as sushi and sashimi.
OpenmindProjects (OMP ) conceived in 2001 from an idea to bring Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to where it was most needed advances its objectives with the help of new technology.
The provincial People’s Committees of the central Vietnamese provinces of Thua Thien Hue and Quang Nam endorsed a set of conservation actions on September 28, 2007, that will help ensure the saola (Pseudoryx nghetinhensis) will survive in Vietnam.
Foxes, wolves and eagles have been deployed in the northern part of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in Northwest China to help contain an outbreak of plains rats.
Intercropping, which grows at least two crop species on the same pieces of land at the same time, can increase grain yields greatly.
China, the world's largest producer of chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) and halons, shut down five of its six remaining plants on July 1, 2007. This action puts the country two and a half years ahead of the Montreal Protocol's 2010 deadline for phase-out of the two ozone-depleting chemicals.
The primary objective of the programme has been to initiate people into the fantastic world of butterflies and to encourage them to get involved in butterfly study and conservation.