Marine Conservation

All You Need to Know About Water

All You Need to Know About Water

Reliable sources of clean water and sanitation facilities are necessary for sustainable development, but more than 2 billion people worldwide lack access to safe drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene.

Climate Change Will Lead to Evolved Global Water Reuse

Climate Change Will Lead to Evolved Global Water Reuse

By 2025, half of the world’s population will be living in water-stressed areas. Re-use of wastewater, to recover water, nutrients, or energy, is becoming an important strategy.

Where is All the Water?

Where is All the Water?

The water crisis is a health crisis. Nearly 1 million people die each year from water, sanitation and hygiene-related diseases which could be reduced with access to safe water or sanitation.

Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene

Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene

Globally, more than 125 million children under five years of age live in households without access to an improved drinking-water source, and more than 280 million children under five live in households without access to improved sanitation facilities.

Industrial Waste on Water Treatment and Sanitation

Industrial Waste on Water Treatment and Sanitation

Because industrial waste frequently goes down the same sewers as domestic and commercial nonindustrial waste, sewage often contains high levels of industrial chemicals and heavy metals.

The State of Our Oceans

The State of Our Oceans

Coastal waters receive a variety of land-based water pollutants, ranging from petroleum wastes to pesticides to excess sediments. Marine waters also receive wastes directly from offshore activities, such as ocean-based dumping.

Waste Exports Post China's Waste Import Ban

Waste Exports Post China's Waste Import Ban

Until 2017, China took 51% of all plastic waste traded globally. When China shut its ports to plastic scrap imports, exporting nations soon began looking for new countries to absorb the orphaned waste. Southeast Asia is the most impacted region.

Annual Impact of Energy System by 2050

Annual Impact of Energy System by 2050

Access to energy is a key pillar for human wellbeing, economic development and poverty alleviation. Ensuring everyone has sufficient access is an ongoing and pressing challenge for global development. However, our energy systems also have important environmental impacts.

Waste in Asia

Waste in Asia

In a region known for takeaway street food culture and single-use plastic, Southeast Asia’s limited waste management services and infrastructure contributes to mismanagement of more than 75 percent of plastic waste according to the UN Environment Programme.

Annual CO2 Emissions from Plastic Could Grow to More Than 2.75 Billion Tonnes by 2050

Annual CO2 Emissions from Plastic Could Grow to More Than 2.75 Billion Tonnes by 2050

here's more to a plastic water bottle than meets the eye. Knowing its environmental impact just might make a person think twice about grabbing bottled water from the grocery store shelf.