The third and penultimate round of intergovernmental negotiations (INC-3) for an Internationally legally binding instrument (ILBI) on plastic pollution that is expected to be ready for ratification by 2024 began Monday, Nov. 13, in Nairobi, Kenya. Much more work needs to be done, and there are[...]
Humankind's relationship with trees and forests has always been controversial. While today our understanding of the importance of forests to the health of the planet has reached startling clarity, the extractive race driven by agribusiness and mining continues to devastate these precious habitats in every part of the world. In this issue of RM, a search for a balance that is possible and increasingly urgent has been undertaken.