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Articles related to sustainable development

Browse: Top 10 Ecosystems Under Threat
Twenty-six ecologists have come together to rate the environmental vulnerability of Australia’s ecosystems, producing an endangered Top 10. Heading up the list are our mountain ecosystems, with global warming, fire and development posing the primary threats.
Lowe Tech: A Short-Cut to Milford Sound
Locals are sceptical of the benefits of plans to increase tourist accessibility to a World Heritage area in New Zealand.
A queue of logging trucks in Southeast Asia. Credit: Jeff Vincent
Feature: China’s growing footprint on the globe threatens to trample the natural world
China’s unprecedented development schemes are transforming the entire world, yet its leaders assure us these activities will be environmentally and socially sustainable. Should we trust the promises?