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Why your health is bigger than your body
New research explains how the interrelationship between politics, economics and ecology can help or hurt our bodies.
Satoumi – Co-managing marine resources in Shiretoko
In a remote part of Japan, stakeholders cooperate to preserve the area’s exceptional ecology.
Innovative crops of the Alai Valley
In Krygystan’s Alai Valley, support for farmer-led initiatives is inspiring an agricultural transition to new crops.
The green tea ecosystem of Shizuoka
Traditional tea farming practices in Japan's Shizuoka Prefecture are helping preserve the biodiversity of the region's semi-natural grasslands.
Collaborative learning centres set scene for a green society
Regional Centres of Expertise empower communities to not only influence local development but to promote transformation as a global community.
The inclusive wealth of nations
Using an innovative approach to value natural resources, the Inclusive Wealth Index could guide economies towards a sustainable future.
Satoumi in an Okinawan coral reef system
In a remote part of Japan, stakeholders are cooperating to preserve the area’s exceptional ecology.
Can REDD ever become green?
Social and other safeguards are needed if REDD initiatives are to cut GHG emissions while doing no harm and benefiting indigenous peoples.
Satoumi in Ago Bay: Embracing integrated coastal management
A bay, historically prized as the marine product supplier to Japan's Imperial Court, is being revived.
China tries alternative to industrial agriculture
China’s great advances have come at the expense of regions with high food insecurity and fragile ecosystems.
Biodiversity in Kanazawa: Summer’s lesson
Kanazawa's vibrant local cuisine reflects the diversity of the fresh foods provided by the surrounding sea, fields and mountains.
Roads and stables mean greener Tajik pastures
A unique collaboration is helping mobilize rural pilot communities to improve small-scale infrastructure and halt land degradation.
How fear led world leaders to betray green economy
The author of Prosperity Without Growth says that despite a staggering lack of responsibility from politicians, there is still a route to a better economic system.
Yemen: at a crossroads
The dire political situation in Yemen should not overshadow the critical humanitarian crisis the country faces.
Seeing the people for the trees
Over 1.3 billion forest peoples’ rights are in need of stronger national and international protection.
Return to rural communities: Resilience over efficiency
The trickles of people leaving cities for rural areas might reflect a universal consciousness about what may be best for long term survival.
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