*By @GrahamWatkins. Picture by Narhuanna. A month ago, I visited Porto Joffre in the Pantanal in Brazil. I was lucky enough to spend hours watching jaguars. Normally, jaguars are very hard to see – but in Porto Joffre, they regularly walk along river edges searching for capybara and caiman to eat. While they are abundant along the river, away from the rivers, the cats hunt … [Read more...] about How can habitat corridors make our infrastructure more sustainable?
If you like writing about climate change, sustainable development or innovation, this is your chance to compete for a GoPro camera and add amazing pictures and videos to your stories! Start writing today and share your thoughts on the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) Let's Talk Climate Change and Sustainability blog. This is your chance to spread your ideas … [Read more...] about Contest for Bloggers: Let’s talk about Climate Change and Sustainability
Climate finance was at the core of the discussion among leaders who gathered for the UN Climate Summit in New York, and the New Climate Economy report, presented by the Global Commission, has set the numbers we have to confront with when it comes to talking about financing. According to this report “maintaining or strengthening economic growth until 2030 will require a … [Read more...] about US$102.5 trillion: the figure we need to invest by 2030 to ensure sustainable economic growth
With more than 68 million hectares of forests, Peru has one of the five largest, most diverse and best preserved tropical forest areas in the world. It is also estimated to be one of the world’s four largest tropical forest carbon stores. These forests are in DANGER. Look at the situation in the Peruvian Amazon: [dropcap type="circle" color="#ffffff" … [Read more...] about This week, the Peruvian forests have a reason to celebrate
Some say that the big international summits like the one that just took place in New York are all talk and little action. But some important commitments came out of the UN Climate Summit: [dropcap type="circle" color="#ffffff" background="#00a7de"]1[/dropcap] Uruguay will reduce its emissions by 85% by 2030. [dropcap type="circle" color="#ffffff" … [Read more...] about Who promised what at the UN Climate Summit?