The fate of island nations like the Maldives is beyond their control. Instead it’s up to the developed world to take action on climate change.
This year’s meeting of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change has the most positive momentum behind it since Copenhagen – but is the hope warranted?
If Central Asian states fail to come up with fair and inclusive institutions to manage increasingly scarce water resources, they run the risk of armed conflict in the future.
A marine peace park in the disputed waters of the South China Sea would not only protect delicate marine ecosystems but also provide a tentative solution to a seemingly intractable regional dispute.
Given the high ecological stakes and the number of international stakeholders in the region, the time to realize the promise of science diplomacy may now be at hand in the disputed waters of the South China Sea.
The United States is set to take over chairmanship of the Arctic Council, but will tensions over Ukraine block any real progress in the region?
Conservation, food security, and geopolitics are converging more than ever in the South China Sea.