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Now most people live in cities, one of the future U.N. development goals should focus on urban issues, city leaders and urban experts say
Guidelines could help determine whether forest use is sustainable - or leading to degradation
As a government, how do you soften the impact of reforms you know might be unpopular with voters?
In one Colombian town, goods woven from sisal fibre are proving popular with tourists, helping local growers earn more as the climate turns drier
Efforts are needed to ensure the GCF's resources are used well, and business must be incentivised to step up its role in tackling climate change
The country could become a leader on climate change if it makes the right choices
Indonesia needs better technology and more funding for research to assess wildfires on land converted for agriculture, scientist says
A Colombian farmer talks about how he installed a biodigester on his land to produce his cooking gas, but is the technology too expensive for most?
“Zero dead, zero missing, zero injured”. How did Balankayan town in Eastern Samar survive the monster typhoon? It all comes down to semantics and being prepared.
Regulating investment in Africa's forest and agricultural land is important, a researcher says
UN scheme to alleviate deforestation could benefit greatly from a cross-sector, holistic approach to land management
Dulag is a city in ruins. Four of every five houses are damaged, people drowned, livestock, crops, livelihoods—all destroyed in an instant. So why are people laughing in the streets today?
The climate talks have their faults, but they are one place developing countries have a say
Forest governance often means addressing the inconsistencies of land, tree and resource management, and is a complex process
The next set of global development goals must recognise that agriculture plays a key role in reducing poverty
Documentary game lets players decide for themselves
Finding their way through legal systems can be frustratingly difficult for indigenous communities in Malaysia - and elsewhere
Momentum seems to be building for a deal at UN climate talks
Few Americans are opening up their wallets or even paying attention to news about the superstorm
Work on changing international refugee laws is needed as efforts to curb climate change fail