How Mexican landfills become ganglands

Organised crime controls informal waste management in Mexico

Overfished water body

Uninforced fishing ban on world’s second deepest lake

Fish stocks must replenish, but moratorium would be painful in the short term

Environmental recovery

A campaign to plant more trees in Kenya

Kenya is pursuing an ambitious plan to reforest the land – the national tree cover ought to increase from 12 % to 30 % in the next ten years

Corporate power

AI sector worries about what it is doing

A growing number of experts warn that artificial intelligence may be very dangerous

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Appreciating the value of waste

We must transition fast to fair circular economies, either recycling or avoiding waste

Waste management

Circular economy is an opportunity for society

Transitioning to a circular economy is a key strategy to improve living conditions for people worldwide


High-impact partnership for waste management

The cities of Moshi in Tanzania and Tübingen in Germany have formed a climate partnership.

German policy

Germany values respect, reciprocity and alliances

The BMZ response to James Shikwati’s criticism of its Africa strategy

Waste exports

The rich countries practice waste colonialism

Industrialised countries are disposing of large volumes of their waste in poorer countries. The consequences are disastrous


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