Nature-Based Solutions for Flood Risk Management: Revitalizing Philippine Rivers to Boost Climate Resilience and Enhance Environmental StabilityThis case study brief shares insights from pilot projects in the Philippines on how nature-based solutions can strengthen flood risk management in cost-effective ways.
Advancing a sustainable blue economy entails developing a globally recognized taxonomy, attracting much-needed private capital into blue projects, and generating a healthy project pipeline.
Carrying Capacity Assessment for Tourism in Coron and El Nido: A Step toward Sustainable Management of Marine EcosystemsThis brief provides a better understanding of the approaches and experiences in conducting carrying capacity assessments at key coral reef ecotourism sites in Coron and El Nido.
Coastal and marine tourism is under threat from over-extraction, environmental degradation, climate change and other sources, including consumer behavior, warns Wouter Schalken, senior sustainable tourism specialist at ADB.
The industry should look beyond economic aspects, writes Kevin Phun, director at the Centre for Responsible Tourism.
Health ministers agree to work toward mutual recognition of COVID-19 vaccination certificates in the region.
Studies show continuing pandemic policy support and tapping new drivers of growth will be critical in sustaining a resilient recovery.
Resilience means future-proofing tourism against future pandemics and other disruptions.
Shifting from mass tourism to sustainable tourism needed to revive the travel sector.