Tag: Environment

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 – 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.

Resilient Animals – Tiger population sees hopeful rise in Nepal

Better protections, including an increased number of anti-poaching rangers, has allowed populations of tigers to grow quickly

Resilient Animals – Fur Seals overcome extinction on ‘Resurrection Island’

Hunted almost to extinction, Antarctic fur seals were able to bounce back and increase their numbers.

Resilient Animals – Rescuers release 20 Javan slow lorises back into the wild

International Animal Rescue recently released 20 Javan slow lorises in Bandung, West Java. Javan slow lorises (Nycticebus javanicus) are protected primates and yet are heavily trafficked in the wildlife trade.

Latest ISOfocus maps global goals for sustainable development

From thematic areas like climate change and smart cities, the issue highlights how International Standards respond to global needs and help benchmark our progress against the SDGs.

Hurricanes 101 | National Geographic

Hurricanes are massive storms with deadly force. Find out how they form, and what's being done to better predict their impact.

Resilient Animals – Chameleon is hesitant and indecisive

With 360 degree vision and amazing camouflage, it's only a matter of time before a chameleon catches its prey.

QUT launches ‘RangerBot’ the barrier reef protector drone

The crown-of-thorns starfish eats coral in mass outbreaks, causing widespread destruction on the Great Barrier Reef.

We can solve this: San Francisco leads the way

Looking to tackle climate change where you live? San Francisco is a model for every city in the nation.

ISO 50001 for Energy Management gets a boost

Reducing energy consumption and improving energy efficiency are at the forefront of the global climate change agenda.

Green space in every schoolyard: the radical plan to cool Paris

Playground oasis could benefit students and city alike, but will making them public prove too controversial in a city on high alert?

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