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Humans love optimism. It's a no-brainer – optimism makes us feel good and wanting more. This attraction has deep neurological roots that affect both our brain functions and how we process new information. Click on the link below to read...
Working with Pacific island countries to report to the various multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs) such as the Convention on Biological Diversity, an objective of the Inform Project is to address the on-going challenge of compiling high-...
For many years environmentalists have urged the public to “think globally, act locally” – meaning, consider the health of the planet, then take action in your own community...But this approach can have unintended consequences. Click on the link...
Can Mike Berners-Lee's guide to changing how we think and live help us dump our dangerous habits and learn to use resources respectfully rather than rapaciously? Click on the link below for details on how to access the full article. 
The Asian Development Bank (ADB), as part of its technical assistance project Supporting Implementation of Environment-Related SDGs in Asia and the Pacific, partnered with the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) and the United...
A coalition of 1,600 farmers recently released a line of chocolate bars that promote GMOs as a way to produce more chocolate - and keep the world's supply from running out. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Tuvalu will have improved capacity in environmental data management under the Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Environment (MNREE) with the establishment this week of the national environmental data portal. Click on the link to read the...
The Environmental Data Initiative (EDI) has ten fellowships available in its ecological data management training program for Summer 2019. The fellowships are intended for undergraduate, graduate and recent postgraduate students. Click on the link...
In 2019, seven young people – selected from every global region – will be named Young Champions of the Earth. These winners receive seed funding, intensive training, and tailored mentorship to bring their big environmental ideas to life. ...
The World Economic Forum's (WEF) annual global risks report found that a year of extreme weather-related events meant environmental issues topped the list of concerns in a survey of around 1,000 experts and decision-makers. Click on the link...