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Beekeeping relieves land degradation in Kyrgyzstan
The secret is in the soil
Organic gardener and social entrepreneur John Moore explains that the secret to healthy life is in healthy organic soil.
10% of Europe’s butterflies face extinction
Insects are being hit hard by the loss of grassland habitats due to intensification of agriculture, climate change and abandonment of farming land.
Finding a place to feed: Kyrgyz shepherds suffer pasture loss
Kyrgyz shepherds in the Tian Shan Mountains are challenged as climate and degradation alter their land and lives.
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?
Land has breath: respecting nature in Altai
Russia’s Altai Republic is home to rich indigenous culture that has respected and protected the natural environment for generations.
What is nature worth?
The world needs to align economics with the resources and processes supplied by nature, says Dr. Gretchen C. Daily.
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.
How things work: Ecological food systems
The problem when it comes to food is that we don't think of farms an ecosystems, and we don’t design them as such.
Greetings from Satoyama
Satoyama systems symbolise a pure integration of environmental, economic, cultural and social links between humans and nature.
Biodiversity — What does it mean to you?
The sad fact is that biodiversity means little to the daily lives of most people, despite the extraordinary efforts to change this by Professor Sarukhan and others.
Harvest time in satoyama
The idea of satoyama embodies particular views about nature and its integration with lifestyle, cultural values and resource management practices.
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Our World 2.0 is a webzine and video brief series from UN University focusing on climate change, oil, food and biodiversity.
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