How conservation programs can be strengthened by meeting family planning needs

As part of the global Family Planning Summit held in London on 11th July, the Population & Sustainability Network coordinating member, the Margaret Pyke Trust, hosted a major event in London, highlighting why reproductive health and rights are not only critical for the health and empowerment of women and girls, but also how family planning […]

Protect Children’s Health, Eliminate Lead Paint

The man, an African executive sitting in front of me, is crying. He had been aware, in a general way, that lead is a health hazard, however he did not know until this moment two years ago that the paints his company has been manufacturing and distributing for the past 30 years have most likely […]

Collective Creation of Public Space

The people of Madrid are taking to the streets again. Public institutions have joined forces with local action groups, as well as with residents, to reawaken public space. This post was originally published by FUTUREPERFECT under a CC BY-SA 4.0 License. The original post can be found here. “Picking the tomatoes is not really the point, it’s all […]

Why ecocentrism is the key pathway to sustainability

The Earth’s biodiversity and ecological integrity is being lost at an ever-increasing rate due to human impacts. The traditional, post-enlightenment Western anthropocentric worldview has failed to halt this (and is almost certainly responsible for it). Changing our worldview to ecocentrism however offers hope for solving the environmental crisis. What is ecocentrism? Ecocentrism finds inherent (intrinsic) […]

Saving the Biosphere: The case for biosphere reserves in Nepal

The biosphere is as important as life itself because it is all of life. Without the biosphere, Earth would be a lifeless planet such as Mars or Venus. As natural resources are rapidly depleting human instability increases. We must devise ways for the sustainable use of our biosphere. There are others who believe human beings […]

Cinema and Culture Along the River

The Cinema no Rio Project brings films, workshops and discussions about the reality of the immense São Francisco river to the riverbank communities. This post was originally published by FUTUREPERFECT under a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License. The original post can be found here. On another hot evening in the small village of Pedra de Maria […]

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