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  • Animals gather in the shade of a rusting ship near the Aral Sea (Photo: Mark Pitcher)

    Are Kazakhstan's plans for a greener future at risk?

    A major recent government restructure could present obstacles as well as opportunities for Kazakhstan's transition to a green economy

    31 October 2014 | Blog | Climate change
  • Aceh, Indonesia, in the aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, the ninth anniversary of which is on Boxing Day. Photo: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia (Creative Commons

    Reading into the future this Christmas

    Future generations will thank those of today's leaders who take a longer-term view of the many challenges we face, says Camilla Toulmin.

    23 December 2013 | Blog | Governance
  • Pastoralists in Niger. Drylands are not deserts: they have ephemeral but resilient resources.  (Photo: Stephen Anderson/IIED)

    Misconceptions on drylands and pastoralism

    Drylands are among the world’s most variable and unpredictable – but productive and misunderstood – environments. People have learnt to harness their variability to build sustainable economies, societies and ecosystems, but policymakers often ignore this wealth of experience and expertise

    17 December 2012 | Article | Drylands and pastoralism
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