Over the last 20 years, countries have been acting locally and collectively as an international community to ensure that the conservation and sustainable use of the environment leads to sustainable growth, helping to lift people out of poverty permanently.
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February 19, 2015 — From New Delhi to Lagos, millions of city dwellers breathe polluted air every day and suffer from diseases leading to premature deaths. A new report examines the World Bank’s experience working with developing countries to improve air quality.Read More »
February 18, 2015 — The iconic Ganga River Basin is facing formidable pollution pressures and associated threats to its biodiversity and environmental sustainability. A $1 billion project aims to change that.Read More »
February 17, 2015 — Recent studies suggest climate change will increase river salinity leading to shortages of drinking water and irrigation, and significant changes in aquatic ecosystems in parts of Bangladesh by 2050.Read More »