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What can Japan do to conserve biodiversity?
Japanese firms and communities are increasingly getting involved in conserving biodiversity.
A Thousand Suns: the view from Ethiopia’s Gamo Highlands
Externally driven agricultural pressures threaten an ancient and sustainable way of living.
The making of World Water Wars
Filmmaker Sam Bozzo shares what it was like to make a documentary about people around the world fighting for their basic right to water.
Bye-bye, beta! Hello, new design
It is a pleasure to launch our new look! This is another step in our drive to reach ever more readers who can help us to upgrade our world.
What happened here, at the Salton Sea?
This photo-essay begs the question: Is there a bearable margin of ecosystem wreckage inherent to feeding and powering the world?
The population paradox
In addressing resource scarcity and climate change, it is meaningless to talk of limiting population without scaling back consumption.
Invasive aliens hurting species diversity
With enough funds and political will, invasive alien species can be controlled or eradicated and biodiversity protected.
Modern society is built on fossil fuel. But as its cost to wallets and habitats become ever more intolerable, one system is dying as another strives to hatch.
Water prospects in the 21st century
As global population grows and becomes wealthier, the world's water supplies will be under increasing stress.
Our World 2.0 — 2009 in review
Our World 2.0 looks back and says: while 2009 was a year of global talk in many instances, the growth of grassroots action bodes well for 2010.
Here comes the sun: Eco-Products 2009 Tokyo
Visitors to Tokyo's Eco-Products expo can check out the low-carbon future of Japan, and perhaps the world.
COP15: Emission impossible
Two of the top thinkers on climate change explain why the the most important political gathering of our time will succeed or fail.
The future is electric
If the 41st Tokyo Motor Show is any guide, major car manufacturers are taking the race to build eco-friendly machines seriously.
Summit all up
Declarations by global leaders at September's climate summit in New York are hot news world-wide. But what can average citizens take away?
Many strong voices
The Many Strong Voices Programme connects indigenous people from the Arctic and Small Island Developing States (SIDS) affected by climate change.
Growing food movements
Growing awareness of climate change and peak oil are leading to growing food movements in the Global North.
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