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Technical Report: Socio- Economic Impact of Forest Harvesting Moratorium in Kenya

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Kenya has had two harvesting moratoriums in public and community forests; the first one was […]

Update to limits to growth

Comparing theWorld3 model with empirical data Abstract In the 1972 bestseller Limits to Growth (LtG), the authors […]

Yep, it’s bleak, says expert who tested 1970s end-of-the-world prediction

A controversial MIT study from 1972 forecast the collapse of civilization – and Gaya Herrington is here […]

COVID-19: We can’t predict what’s next. But here’s what we can do now.

Not long after California’s June 15 grand reopening, a celebration of the lifting of most of its […]

The Invisible, and Growing Ecological Footprint of Digital Technology

The elements of our lifestyle which we most closely identify with tend to be off-limits to any […]

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“The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself”

Healthy soil can be an economic asset On 26 February 1937, the 32nd President of the United States, […]

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Rivers Are Key to Restoring the World’s Biodiversity

This article was produced by Earth | Food | Life, a project of the Independent Media Institute. […]

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Timmermans lets Thunberg down again on green farming

Activists poured scorn on political difficulties in reforming the Common Agricultural Policy as ‘bullshit.’ EU Green Deal […]

Campaigners’ rage against the cage could prompt EU farming revolution

Over 1 million EU citizens want to break Europe’s 300 million farm animals out of confinement. Europe’s […]

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European cities revive tram networks to cut transport emissions

An old form of transport is new again thanks to pressure to decarbonize. LISBON — Yellow eléctricos, […]

The anti-colonial politics of degrowth

As degrowth ideas speed their way into social movements and academic research, they have encountered some interesting […]

The Southwest Offers Blueprints for the Future of Wastewater Reuse

This article first appeared on Truthout and was produced in partnership with Earth | Food | Life, […]

Environment protest being criminalised around world, say experts

More than 400 climate scientists sign letter that says activists are being targeted at pivotal time in […]

1% of farms operate 70% of world’s farmland

Researchers warn land inequality is rising with farmland increasingly dominated by a few major companies. One percent […]

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Where hyperinflation really threatens

NOT GROCERIES, NOT WAGES – SYSTEMIC EXPOSURE Right now, the outlook for inflation – or, conversely, for […]

We Don’t Need More Life-Crushing Steel and Concrete

The long-term needs of ecosystems should come before our knee-jerk expectations about infrastructure. We were driving through […]

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Non-Violent Techniques for Human-Wildlife Conflict Resolution

For many centuries, humans and wildlife species have co-existed through domestication and protection of habitats. However, because […]

UN adviser shames BBC for ignoring Western human rights abuses

An adviser to the United Nations hit out at the BBC for totally ignoring Western human rights […]

How Brussels wants to make your shopping woke

A futuristic shopping spree shows how the EU hopes to hold companies responsible for human rights and […]

Transforming Sustainability Science to Generate Positive Social and Environmental Change Globally

Despite the decades-long efforts of sustainability science and related policy and action programs, humanity has not gotten […]

UCL Beyond Boundaries Session 11: Dr Aisha Dasgupta & Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta Presentation

In this video, in addition to the discussion session on Thursday 29th October 2020, Dr Aisha Dasgupta […]

Rates of Parkinson’s disease are exploding. A common chemical may be to blame

Researchers believe a factor is a chemical used in dry cleaning and household products such as shoe […]

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There aren’t enough trees in the world to offset society’s carbon emissions – and there never will be

One morning in 2009, I sat on a creaky bus winding its way up a mountainside in […]

Did Sweden get Covid wrong?

Johan Giesecke, the country’s former state epidemiologist, assesses a year of pandemic. This time a year ago, […]

Bhutan: Conservation and Environmental Protection in the Himalayas

Bhutanese ecology as never before seen from the inside by one of the country’s leading scientists, with […]