We understand the economics. We know some successful strategies. But mastering the politics – that’s the hardest part.
Estonia is one of 22 countries presenting voluntary reviews of their implementation of the 2030 Agenda this week at the High-Level Political Forum (HLFP) on Sustainable Development. The HLPF is the central platform of the United Nations for follow-up and…
SEI has again topped an international ranking for transparency among major think tanks. The 2016 report published by Transparify scored 200 influential think tanks in 47 countries.
A new study finds that in the state of Pará alone, selective logging, road-building, fires and other disturbances have reduced biodiversity as much as clearing 92,000–139,000 km2 of pristine forest.
Big companies and national government must do their part to clean up Colombia’s mining industry, and recognize that local communities deserve a strong voice on where and how mining is done.
From swimming pools for snakes, to seatbelt handbags: Design students apply lessons in sustainability
SEI Tallinn helped to develop a special course at the Estonian Academy of Arts (EAA) that introduced environmental and social concerns in the creative process.
A new study shows large potential for the macaw palm (Acrocomia aculeata), but warns more research is needed before commercial-scale cultivation.
Not only is it misleading and inaccurate – it can also backfire by discouraging cities from monitoring and disclosing their pollution data.
Growing populations, rapid urbanization and increased consumption put unprecedented pressure on land, water and air resources. We show how to manage these resources together to protect food security, human health and biodiversity.
Emissions of greenhouse gases are built into our economic systems. Our research shows the benefits of a low-carbon future and describes how we get there by mitigating and adapting to climate change.
The social, institutional and political setting is vital for improving livelihoods, sustain- ability and resilience. We provide insights into good governance for sustainable develop- ment in the face of social and ecological change.
The global economy has brought welfare and prosperity to the world. But it has also depleted natural resources and vital ecosystem services. We set out alternatives for a sustainable future, from the planetary scale down to local, on-the-ground solutions.