Category: Environment

Calgary, Alberta unveils 4 new smart city initiatives

The City of Calgary unveiled four new smart city initiatives designed to improve air quality, disabled services, climate and speed of play on its golf courses.

ISO at COP24: International Standards as essential tools for climate action

ISO is holding a side event as part of the 24th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

A Sustainable Future for People and Nature? It’s Still Possible

How will a world already under intense environmental stress be able to feed and shelter an expected 10 billion people by the year 2050?

The Unique Wildlife of The Scottish Highlands

Be transported to the frozen tundra of Scotland's Cairngorms National Park in this stunning short by filmmaker Max Smith.

Set the Standard – ISO 20121 – Event Sustainability Management

ISO 20121 offers guidance and best practice to help you manage your event and control its social, economic and environmental impact.

Tracking it back: a new standard to support responsible use of wood just published

How the new ISO standard for tracing wood back to its sources will help to provide transparency.

Resilient Animals – Why snakes are disappearing from Southeast Asia’s largest lake

Some vulnerable species of water snakes are disappearing due to overfishing in the world’s most biodiverse lake—the Tonle Sap, in Cambodia.

New standard in the cookstoves series just published

Polluting stoves and open fires kill millions every year. A new standard dedicated to clean and safe cookstoves has just been published, providing a valuable platform for the industry to grow.

Resilient Animals – What Sperm Whales can teach us about humanity

Brian Skerry dives to photograph some of the most elusive animals in the ocean, sometimes on just one breath.

Can India’s Amaravati become the next sustainable city?

In south-east India, 217 square kilometers of farmland along the Krishna River are being transformed into a city billed as an urban utopia.

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