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Beekeeping relieves land degradation in Kyrgyzstan
Japan should look to satoyama and satoumi for inspiration
Traditional ways of living in harmony with nature offer the country hope as it rebuilds after the triple disaster.
Phosphorus: Unsung bedrock of prosperity
Though modern agriculture's reliance on fertilisers puts a strain on global phosphorus reserves, one initiative is looking at ways to sustainably manage the resource.
Humanity’s attachment to Mother Earth
Efforts to stem our planet harming ways would be more effective if they harnessed the feelings of security and nurturing that lead us to love the Earth.
Trees on shaky ground in Texaco’s rainforest
Oil contamination in northeastern Ecuador is much worse than imagined, Tierramérica discovered upon touring the area.
Creative thinking aids freshwater science communication
The BioFresh project is using innovative ways of communicating to illustrate the science and importance of freshwater biodiversity.
Ontario’s local biodiversity has global significance
Ontario Nature's Biodiversity Charter aims to send a strong message to the Government of Ontario to protect a key part of Canada's biodiversity.
Globalisation, industrialisation speeding bee decline
UN study says we are impacting bees via pollution, pesticides and loss of habitat, and creating conditions that breed pests and disease.
Bio-enterprises, endogenous development and well-being
In the quest for development, community thinking and actions are dynamic and evolving, yet a sense of ‘rootedness’ guides them.
Biodiversity panel learns from IPCC experience
The new Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) will aim to provide policy-makers with the best science.
Vacations in this era of garbage
A winter’s day musings on anti-consumption art, trash, corporate social responsibility, and the impact of travel.
And the Oscar goes to…The Environment!
Nominations for the 2010 Oscars are continuing proof of the rise of environmental documentaries.
To serve the ecosystems that serve us
It's time to move beyond the term “ecosystem services” and consider what it really takes to craft sustainable lifeways that span generations.
Local communities protect their Amazon
Residents in one of Peru's most deforested regions adopted 267,133 hectares of state-owned land and are working to conserve it.
More than just planting trees
For the International Year of Forests campaign to succeed, it has to make the connection between people and forests.
Conservationists unveil plans to save coral from extinction
The Zoological Society of London is attempting to protect 10 of the world's most important threatened coral species.
Our World 2.0 — 2010 in review
In what has become a tradition, the OW2.0 team looks back at the challenges and triumphs of the year past and shares resolutions for the new one.
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