Category: Sustainable Development

Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being

The third of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is 'Good Health and Well-Being'. In many parts of the developing world, people are dying from diseases and health complications that can be prevented, treated or cured- diseases that have been almost wiped out in much of the developed world. Diseases like Malaria, tuberculosis, polio and HIV/AIDS ...

The Central African Forest Initiative

Alongside the Amazon Rainforest and Indonesia's extensive rainforests, Central Africa is home to one of the largest rainforests in the world and home to millions of species of flora and fauna. The Congo Rainforest that lies within the Congo River Basin and covers approximately 695,000 square miles has experienced the slowest rate of deforestation of ...

Goal 1: No Poverty

The first of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is 'No Poverty'. It's a goal the UN have to bring people all around the world out of poverty and give everyone an opportunity to earn a wage that, at the very minimum, allows people and countries to develop. The United Nations defines poverty as ...

Sustainable Cities: Melbourne, Australia

The southern Australian city of Melbourne is home to 4 million people. The city has long been a leader in sustainability in Australia and around the world. Australia's first 6-star green star-rated building was constructed in Melbourne and has become a design basis for many other new buildings around the city and around the country. ...

What Are The Sustainable Development Goals?

There are 17 in total. All designed to enable continual forward advancement at a time of increasing environmental degradation, a growing global population, and economic uncertainty. "The Sustainable Development Goals are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity" - The United Nations ...