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World Bank fails to heed its own advice on climate change and risks to the poor;...

Feature story | April 17, 2015 at 11:00

Across the world, countries look to the World Bank more than any other institution for the latest expertise and assistance on development. This week in Washington, DC the Spring Meetings of the World Bank will bring together thousands of...

World Bank fails to heed its own advice on climate change and risks to the poor;...

Blog entry by Heike Mainhardt | April 17, 2015

Batang residents take action to agains Coal Fired Power Plant in their land. Across the world, countries look to the World Bank more than any other institution for the latest expertise and assistance on development.  This week in...

2014: Year in Pictures

Image gallery | December 27, 2014

Energy and water security for a robust, green economy

Feature story | March 22, 2014 at 8:00

Each year that World Water Day is celebrated, we get an opportunity to focus global attention on the importance of water and the need to ensure that this seriously imperilled resource is sustainably managed.

Adidas, go #allin for #detox

Image gallery | January 25, 2014

Protect Paradise

Image gallery | November 15, 2013

Licence to kill

Publication | October 22, 2013 at 10:00

As few as 400 tigers are thought to remain in the rainforests of Sumatra, which are vanishing at a staggering rate – a quarter of a million hectares every year. Expansion of oil palm and pulpwood plantations was responsible for nearly two-thirds...

Certifying Destruction

Publication | September 3, 2013 at 10:00

Oil palm plantations are the largest driver of deforestation in Indonesia.

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