Working with the world-renowned Kew Gardens in London, Singapore has set up a new seed bank to help insure native plant populations against threats such as climate change, disease, and natural and man-made disasters
Iceland’s first official glacier death was underscored by a new memorial, and the loss 180 billion tons of ice from the Greenland ice shelf.
Despite China being something of a whipping boy for the West for its poor pollution record, many of its cities are putting significant efforts into cleaning up. And some are succeeding so well they are leaving the West behind.
The mayors of London, Paris, Los Angeles, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Quito, Vancouver, Mexico City, Milan, Seattle, Auckland and Cape Town have committed to a series of ambitious targets to make their cities greener, healthier and more prosperous.