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New customizable legal provisions will help implement international best practices, principles, and guidance on responsible agricultural investment.
Integrating Standards in South–South Trade Policies Can Improve Producers' Livelihoods, New Report Shows
New report explores how governments in developing countries are using sustainability standards in trade policy to ensure that growth in South–South trade benefits farmers and the environment.
A new study conducted at IISD-ELA found that the movement of water between freshwater bodies can transport eDNA which complicates the question of how accurately it can be used to monitor species.
The Climate Adaptation and Protected Areas (CAPA) initiative will use nature-based solutions to support local communities in adapting to climate change while safeguarding critical ecosystems in and around protected areas.
The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) welcomes Canada's CAD 200 million pledge to the newly ratified Global Biodiversity Framework Fund, announced today at the Seventh Assembly of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) by Ministers Hussen and Guilbeault.
In 2022, G20 members spent USD 1.4 trillion to support fossil fuels and could raise an additional USD 1 trillion per year by establishing a carbon tax floor of USD 25–50/tCO2e. These funds could help solve some of the most pressing global issues, according to a new report released today.
Microplastics now pervasive in Great Lakes, with 90% of water samples surpassing safe levels for aquatic wildlife: new studies
Data spanning the last ten years reveal that the Great Lakes basin is widely contaminated with microplastics, with potentially dangerous consequences for the wildlife that live within.
Canada’s Fossil Fuel Subsidy Framework Is a Big Step Forward, but Gaps Must Be Closed to Align With Climate Commitments
Canada's federal government released a new policy to phase out inefficient fossil fuel subsidies, delivering on a 14-year commitment.
New handbook provides Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) parliamentarians with the knowledge they need to attract responsible investments.
A new report finds South Africa should develop national and municipal plans to deploy energy storage to ease the current electricity crisis and reduce the need for load shedding during periods of peak power demand.