Many of this year’s outlook stories paint a grim picture, particularly for our environment. And yet, as we look deeper into some of the challenges ahead, we see new solutions emerging. Without minimizing the task ahead, we want to point to some trends that are unlocking investment for nature and offering hope for a sustainable […]

22 February, 2018

Quito listo means Quito is ready. The host city of Habitat III where the New Urban Agenda was adopted, has to be ready for a broad range of natural hazards, according to Mayor Mauricio Rodas, speaking at the World Urban Forum.

14 February, 2018

The World Bank and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) are engaging Tanzanian students in a large community-driven initiative for identifying flood risks. The data students collect will be critical to improving drainage, health care, and social service delivery. This initiative is guiding the development of a bachelor’s degree curriculum on sustainable […]

14 February, 2018

An new early warning system, installed by ICIMOD in Pakistan, protects mountain village communities from deadly glacial lake outburst flooding. This system is providing much needed resilience building for communities who’s lives, homes and livelihoods are increasingly threatened by climate change. 

07 February, 2018
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