Ocean: UNESCO launches emergency plan to boost World Heritage-listed reefs’ resilience
All World Heritagelisted reefs are at risk of disappearing by the end of this century On the occasion of the Our Ocean Conference in Palau Audrey Azoulay UNESCO DirectorGeneral announces an emergency plan to give them the best chance of survival with the support of the Global Fund for Coral Reefs She also calls for an international mobilization to prevent coral reef extinction
Four nations decide to create huge transboundarymarine biosphere reserve
In November 2021 during the UN Climate Change Conference COP26 the presidents of Colombia Costa Rica Ecuador and Panama signed a declaration in which they undertook to extend the Eastern Tropical Pacific Marine Corridor to form an interconnected protected area linking their respective marine reserves
Interview with Emanuela Gregorio, Economist and Coordinator of Fashionomics Africa
Partner of the Biennale of Luanda Fashionomics Africa is an initiative of the African Development Bank that aims to increase Africas participation in the global textile and fashion industry value chain
Ethical fashion: A rising trend or empty rhetoric?
Driven by the awareness of a growing number of consumers the fashion industry is trying with varying degrees of sincerity to be more virtuous and more sustainable But in spite of initiatives to improve recycling promote exchanges and the range of rental options on offer progress to make this highly polluting sector go green remains modest