Government of Norway, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Science-Policy Interfaces: From Warnings to Solutions
What lessons have we learned at bridging the enduring gulf between environmental science and policymaking?
From Land Degradation to Land Restoration
Combating desertification, land degradation, and droughts can win socio-economic benefits for people in drylands and reduce climate change impacts.
“The Ocean Is Not a Dumping Ground” Fifty Years of Regulating Ocean Dumping
Dumping waste not only threatens the ocean we know, but also the 80% of the ocean that has yet to be explored.
The Incremental Approach to Governing Mercury
Years of activism over mercury poisoning led to the Minamata Convention on Mercury, a landmark treaty on environment and health. Going forward, what work still remains and what can we learn?
How to Advance Sustainable Mining
Regulation of mining activities depends mainly on national frameworks and policies, but implementing good plans and practices remains problematic.
Healing the Ozone Layer Through Diplomacy
The Montreal Protocol shows what is possible when science, diplomacy, and business cooperate to implement international environmental agreements.
Doing More with Less: Ensuring Sustainable Consumption and Production
Ensuring sustainable consumption and production patterns has been one of the greatest global challenges over the past fifty years.