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What is nature worth?
The world needs to align economics with the resources and processes supplied by nature, says Dr. Gretchen C. Daily.
Energy crisis in the Pamir mountains
Inhabitants of the Eastern Pamirs are pressured to overuse a highland shrub as firewood, as imported fuel becomes too costly.
Greetings from Satoyama
Satoyama systems symbolise a pure integration of environmental, economic, cultural and social links between humans and nature.
Indigenous Voices on Climate Change film festival
The Indigenous Voices on Climate Change film festival will screen during COP15 at the National Museum of Denmark.
Grow a green roof (and eat it too)
Cities are called concrete jungles because cluttered skyscrapers overlook congested streets and highways. Green roofs to the rescue!
Fighting carbon with fire
In Arnhem Land, North Australia, Bininj (aboriginal) people use traditional fire management to reduce emissions and foster their lands.
Young leaders from the global south
United Nations University students from the global south provide us with their thoughts about climate change and energy and food security.
Forbidden forest of the Dayak people
The Dayaks combine centuries-old indigenous knowledge with eco-tourism and carbon trading to fight deforestation.
Japan to suffer huge climate costs
There is a pervasive belief amongst Japanese leaders and decision-makers that climate change will not have a big impact on Japan in the future. They are wrong.
How-to guide for environmental refugees
Dubbed the world's first “environmental refugees”, Carteret Islanders document their relocation plan to aid other climate change victims.
Climate change-caused drift ice loss is impacting Japan's tourism industry and the marine ecosystem that depends on nutrients the ice carries.
Will you eco-marry me?
Wedding celebrations can be low carbon-emitting, socially-responsible, energy efficient and embrace the four Rs (reuse, reduce, recycle, repair).
Walking on country with spirits
Located on the eastern shore of Australia’s tropical north, Shipton’s Flat is home to Marilyn, a Kuku Nyungkal Aboriginal woman, and her family.
Sea level rise in Kowanyama
Aboriginal people living on gulf coastal plains in Kowanyama are particularly susceptible to even the most minor changes in sea level.
Harvest time in satoyama
The idea of satoyama embodies particular views about nature and its integration with lifestyle, cultural values and resource management practices.
Let’s generate electricity by walking!
Kohei Hayamizu has a bold vision for the future: a city that is in itself an electric power station.
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