Can we put a price tag on nature? Valuing the carbon services of plants and animals is essential to bridging the gap between finance and conservation, says Professor Connel Fullenkamp, the leading…

Attribution science explores the link between climate and extreme weather Flooding in South Africa, wildfires in California, heatwaves in India: each new extreme weather event seems the…

EY's Global Vice Chair on Sustainability, Steve Varley, speaks to LUX's Leaders and Philanthropists Editor, Samantha Welsh, about EY's approach to sustainable investing, the future of…

Alex Mustard photographed healthy reefs in the Maldives As our oceans warm up, the spectacular coral reefs of the Maldives archipelago are dying. Michael Marshall reports on the new philanthropic…

Marine biologist Matt Sharp was awarded the Ocean Conservation Photographer of the Year in 2020 for his incredible images, such as this one of a wave breaking in the Maldives in 2019 Marine life is…

Is it possible to make money out of our oceans while preserving and even enhancing them? Chris Gorell Barnes thinks so. The Co-founder of Ocean 14 Capital and Blue Marine Foundation speaks to LUX…

Jennifer Anderson, Co-Head of Sustainable Investment & ESG at Lazard Asset Management, speaks to LUX Contributing Editor, Samantha Welsh, about the history of her career, the changes in the ESG…

Nature provides services worth over $125 trillion per year globally The planet's species population sizes have decreased by 70% since the 1970s. Yet while scientists have proven that biodiversity…

The Nature Conservancy has grown to become one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organisations in the world. All images copyright: Carla Sanatana/ TNC Photo Contest 2019, Ethan…

Heather Clancy and Sanda Ojiambo, CEO and Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact © GreenBiz Group/Louis Bryant III Is there a one size fits all when it comes to corporate climate…

Unilever, one of the largest suppliers of consumer goods, has committed itself to sustainable ways of working throughout the whole company. Image by Bernard Hermant Rebecca Marmot is Chief…

Richard Curtis, the screenwriter and film director behind Notting Hill, Bridget Jones’s Diary, and Love Actually has launched a new campaign – to ensure people pressure their pension providers…

Lindblad Expeditions travellers explore Booth Island, Antarctica Sven-Olof Lindblad is an influential Ocean Elder whose work combines marine conservation, education and eco-tourism. He speaks to…

The health of the world’s oceans is under threat. But the seas can be part of a visionary plan to address climate change and create a more sustainable economy. Andrew Saunders reports on the new…

Cary Fowler outside the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. Hemis/Alamy Cary Fowler is the American visionary who established the Svalbard Global Seed Vault to ensure the security of all our crop seeds…

Photograph by Isabella Sheherazade Sanai The pandemic has accelerated the rise of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. However, argues Markus Müller, we must improve global…

Consumers and business owners should take time to educate themsleves about the most effective ways to combat global heating. Pictured: The Alps on the Swiss/Austrian border, where the total winter…

Dolphin Square, Dolphin House Justin Travlos is Global Head of Responsible Investment at AXA IM Alts. His management of a diverse investment portfolio is governed by one underlying principle: all…

Eugenia Koh, Head of impact and sustainable investing at Standard Chartered Eugenia Koh believes that while philanthropic support is essential, capital markets must help to close the funding gap…

The kitchen of a Cologne family designed for socialising, with Gaggenau equipment including a 200 series oven, a 400 series cooktop and discreetly hidden fridge-freezer and dishwasher. The impact…

Lauber’s Hotel CERVO uses recycled materials and geothermal heat. Photograph by Darius Sanai As COP26 brings together world leaders to discuss climate change, Daniel Lauber, owner of the CERVO…

Melting glaciers will contribute to dramatic sea-level rises. Pictured: the Gornergletcher and Monte Rosa, Switzerland. Professor Peter Newell Academic Peter Newell made waves in the global…

Helga Piaget, Founder of Passion Sea Helga Piaget is the founder of the Monaco-based non-profit organisation Passion Sea, which reaches out to schools around the world with educational and artistic…

Manfredi Catella, CEO of COIMA and president of the Riccardo Catella Foundation Manfredi Catella is the CEO of COIMA, the real estate company behind Porta Nuova in Milan, one of the most important…

Professor Peter Newell made waves earlier this year with a report describing how the wealthy have a disproportionate impact on climate change - and a particular duty to change their habits. The…

Ice Garden by David Sinclair Over the course of his career, David Sinclair has photographed some of our planet's wildest landscapes and led numerous polar expeditions, working closely with local…

Orlanda Broom in her studio in Hampshire British artist Orlanda Broom paints lush, saturated landscapes that celebrate the beauty and wilderness of nature. Candice Tucker visited the artist at…

Iceberg Between Paulet Island and the Shetland Islands, Antarctica, 2005 by Sebastiao Salgado As part on an ongoing monthly column for LUX, artnet’s Vice President Sophie Neuendorf discusses how…

Chin Cheng-Te, Lee Chia-Hung, Lin Chuan-Kai, and Chen Yi-Chun, still image from Making Friends/ Fire, 2020, mixed media installation, dimensions variable. Videographer: Lee Chia-Hung. Independent…

Nets 5 – Pumbley Cove (2019), Shezad Dawood, acrylic and wool on linen, 80 x 100 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Timothy Taylor, London. British artist Shezad Dawood's interdisciplinary practice…

An underwater photographer wearing the Blancpain Bathyscaphe Flyback Chronograph. Image by Harald Hois Swiss watch brand Blancpain has long championed the exploration and conservation of our oceans…

Drone footage of Atlantic Forest in Brazil. Image by FG Trade Can the power of the financial markets be harnessed to address environmental issues such as ocean conservation? LUX talks to Jörg…

The Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, located off the coast of California. Image by NOAA/Mark Norder Douglas McCauley directs the Benioff Ocean Initiative, the philanthropic organisation…

From David Eustace's series ‘Mar a Bha’, which translates from Gaelic to 'As It Was’ The investment community is waking up to the opportunities in our oceans. Impactful ethical investments in…

The Lisbon Oceanarium, Europe’s largest informational and educational space on the oceans, is operated by a foundation launched by Portugal’s Dos Santos family. Image by Paulo Maxim Claudio de…

Marie-Claire Daveu with Elodie Brunstein of ecological engineers Solicaz in French Guiana. Image by Magneto. The Kering group, owner of Gucci and Bottega Veneta, led the luxury industry by…

Better stewardship of the oceans is at the heart of the blue economy and is the core message of the next generation of environmental campaigners for ocean conservation. Here are the activists a…

Mahi photographed by Annie Guttridge A new generation of photographer-activists are raising awareness of the beauty under the sea, and creating a call to action to save the oceans DEUTSCHE BANK…

Baby pillar coral, being bred in quarantine, at six months. Image by Kristen Marhaver She is one of the most compelling figures in ocean conservation. Kristen Marhaver, a marine biologist and TED…

One of the luxury apartments in the Arve building with spectacular views of the surrounding landscape Two new apartment buildings in the Swiss village of Andermatt offer the calm and luxury of…

Image by Tobias Tullius Last month, The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation announced the winners of its 2020 awards, selected for their outstanding commitment to the conservation of our…

Andermatt. Image by Peter Wormstetter In recent years, the tiny Swiss village of Andermatt has been establishing itself as one of the world's most desirable and forward-thinking alpine resorts, but…

The Göscheneralpsee reservoir west of Andermatt is fed by the Dammastock glaciers. Climate change is creating challenges for mountain resorts the world over. In Switzerland, a new luxury resort is…

Various looks from the Noir Kei Ninomiya SS20 show, with headpieces by flower artist Azuma Makoto The weird and the wonderful come together in the extravagant creations of fashion designer and…

Construction view of Los Angeles Water School (LAWS) (2018) by Oscar Tuazon Artists have long explored themes of environmental sustainability in Southern California, but a recent series of…

A&K Philanthropy programmes include the Duuma Wajane Bike Shop in Tanzania, where women repair and resell secondhand bikes to support their community This month, Geoffrey Kent, founder and CEO…

Looks from Collection 03 by Riley Studio Sustainable luxury fashion brand Riley Studio creates elegant gender-neutral wardrobe staples using recycled waste materials and natural fibres. Following…

From the 'Water' series by Mustafah Abdulaziz American photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz wins the 2019 Leica Oskar Barnack Award with his eight-year project exploring the world's water…

Beauty, Olafur Eliasson (1993) Standing in front of Olafur Eliasson’s Beauty, a shimmering mist suspended by light, is both a grounding and unsettling experience. While the serenity of a…

'Vesuvius in Eruption' (1817–20) by JMW Turner The Watercolour World is an ambitious online project to digitise the world’s watercolours and rescue this all-too-often overlooked but…

A gorilla in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Uganda Abercrombie & Kent's Founder and LUX contributor Geoffrey Kent tells us his six top safari destinations from Brazil's…

'Big Bang Fountain' (2014) by Olafur Eliasson The Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson famously brought the sun to Tate Modern. He is now returning for a major retrospective this summer. He talks art,…

Art by Grace Crabtree Genetically modified organisms have courted controversy since they were first developed. Mark Lynas’ new book explores the surprising extent to which politics has trumped…

An explorer sets out on Day 6 of the recent A&K South Pole expedition. Image courtesy of Abercrombie & Kent At the age of 76, LUX contributor and founder of luxury travel company…