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Mapping the Palm Oil Value Chain: Opportunities for sustainable palm oil in Indonesia and China

Palm oil is among the most debated crop oil of our time and it fully embodies the trade-off between economic development and environmental degradation. The industry's booming expansion has triggered…  


Contributing to Biodiversity Conservation in Daxing’anling

A conference to share the lessons learnt and best practices from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) project, ‘management effectiveness on protected areas in Daxing’anling’ was held in…  


International Symposium on Wetland Protected Area Systems

The International Symposium on Wetland Protected Area Systems was held in early December in Haikou, with the aim of showcasing the latest achievements in wetland conservation in China.  


Outreach Activities for Better Understanding of Healthy Ecosystem

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Anhui Project Management Office (PMO), and Anhui Normal University hosted a three-day outreach activity in July, aiming to increase local…  


Nations Bind for better Ocean Protection

A new phase of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Yellow Sea Large Marine System (YSLMS) protection project was launched on July 13, 2017, in Seoul, Republic of Korea.  


Home in Sanjiangyuan

Sanjiangyuan is in the area of the Tibetan Plateau in Qinghai province, which contains the headwaters of the Yellow River, the Yangtze River, and the Mekong River. Covering the southern and eastern…  


Far from Shanghai, Four Hours of Arctic

My father was raised on Scotland’s Isle of Skye–a wild youth who could throw a cricket ball a hundred yards. And when I was 8 years old he delighted in taking me on walks up Blaven and the Red Hills…  


Issue Brief: Biodiversity Conservation in China: From the perspective of Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS)

As one of seventeen mega-biodiversity countries in the world, China harbors nearly 10% of all plant species and 14% of animals on earth. Biodiversity not only helps maintain the productivity of the…  


Mangrove Plants in Hainan

Mangrove is often found on shallow beaches between the inland and ocean. In China, it is mainly found across Hainan, Guangxi, Guangdong, Taiwan, Fujian and south of Zhejiang province. As a wetland…  


Mainstreaming Wetlands Biodiversity Conservation

Mainstreaming Wetlands Biodiversity Conservation: Experience and Lessons Learned in Practical Applications of Mainstreaming is the proceedings of the International Workshop on Mainstreaming Wetland…  

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