Amazon Rainforest, near Manaus

Efforts to save and enhance biodiversity work better when local communities are involved. That is the conclusion of research undertaken in 2021 by 17 scientists on “The role of Indigenous peoples and local communities in effective and equitable conservation,” published in the journal Ecology & Society. “Involving IPLCs [Indigenous peoples and local communities] is perceived […]

Better Place is “accelerating the transition to sustainable transportation.” Located in Palo Alto, California, the company aims to “turn the dream of mass-selling electric cars into reality.” With Better Place, Israeli entrepreneur Shai Agassi, who founded the company, endeavors “to reduce worldwide reliance on oil with a market-based model and infrastructure that could potentially spur widespread […]