A new online portal “TimberLex”, launched by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization FAO in July, contributes to sustainable forest-management. The user-friendly nature of the portal allows easy access to national legislation in three languages.

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Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a condenser for countries where water is in short supply. Theirs is the first zero-energy solution for harvesting water from the atmosphere throughout the 24-hour daily cycle. It…

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Supported by numerous international partners, Germany’s Federal Government initiated an International Alliance against Health Risks in Wildlife Trade in July.

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Biodiversity

When the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration draws to a close, we will also have reached the target year of Agenda 2030, the year by which the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ought to have been achieved. All of us…

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Developing countries need to address the surge in discontent from before the COVID-19 pandemic if they are to build back better afterwards, this report says.

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