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Beekeeping relieves land degradation in Kyrgyzstan
Building peace through environmental conservation
Dr. Saleem Ali believes ecological diplomacy tools, such as peace parks, can be used to resolve conflicts.
Love trumps loss when saving species
A communications expert argues that "branding biodiversity" may be the most effective way to convey the value of biodiversity.
Debate 2.0: Can corporations save the world?
Do you think corporations are the source of world environmental problems or can they drive human behaviour towards sustainability?
Fate of the Amazon hangs in the balance
With the Brazilian elections just months away, vested interests are competing to weaken the country's environmental laws.
Japan’s charcoal making traditions still alive
Charcoal-makers in Japan's Ishikawa Prefecture revive traditional knowledge of skills associated with forest management.
Wonder Worm to the rescue
Can earthworms help save the planet? ‘VermEcology’ expert Rob J. Blakemore thinks they are key for a number of very compelling reasons.
Agriculture and food systems unsustainable
A new report assesses the environmental impacts of food systems and indicates dietary changes are needed if we are to slow the damage caused by agriculture.
Galápagos giant tortoise saved from extinction
Scientists have successfully reintroduced giant tortoises to a Galápagos island where the species once teetered on extinction.
Entering the snow leopard’s lair
Our World 2.0's Citt Williams took a trek in Russia's Altai for a first-hand look at the plight of endangered snow leopards and hard-pressed shepherds.
Biodiversity, the world’s economic backbone
World leaders must get their priorities straight or risk global economic upheaval that will be caused by something most of us fail to consider, says a new report.
China cotton pest outbreak prompts GM review
Widespread adoption of Monsanto's Bt cotton has led to a surge in pests in China's cotton farms.
Colours of water: Bangladesh’s leather tanneries
In the Hazaribagh district, lack of options traps workers and residents in a toxic industry that is harming their health and killing Dhaka’s main river.
Japan’s ‘ama’ free divers keep their traditions
Descendants of Japan’s seafaring gypsies continue to sustainably manage their marine resources thanks to collectively set rules.
Should ecocide be deemed a crime against peace?
A new campaign calls on the UN to recognise ‘ecocide’ as a crime against peace but one expert has doubts.
Pastures for the future in Kyrgyzstan
Sustainable land management systems are becoming vital to the preservation of the Pamir-Alai mountain ecosystems upon which local people rely for their livelihoods.
What can Japan do to conserve biodiversity?
Japanese firms and communities are increasingly getting involved in conserving biodiversity.
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