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Beekeeping relieves land degradation in Kyrgyzstan
Population growth tests Africa’s expanding cities
Observers warn of a possible catastrophe in crowded urban areas, but others think growth will be a crucible for change.
Bye bye nukes in Japan by 2012
Our World 2.0 video interviewed the lead author of a Greenpeace plan that proposes the phase out of Japanese nuclear energy by 2012.
Will Keystone XL pipeline make conservationists of conservatives?
An oil pipeline controversy in the US could bring some conservatives back to conservation for the first time in years.
Peak Oil: No laughing matter
Some comic relief can help you come to terms with the reality that is peak oil, sooner rather than later.
Fukushima gives renewable energy a chance
Activists hope the current power saving mood among the Japanese public will translate into strong support for a switch away from nuclear to renewable energy.
Shell case echoes call to eradicate ecocide
Despite a landmark verdict against an oil giant, it is becoming clear that the world needs legislation that pre-empts large-scale environmental destruction.
Transition Fujino — Prospects for a better future
The people of Transition Town Fujino seek ways of making their community resilient.
Niger delta oil spills clean-up will take 30 years, says UN
A succession of oil spills by Shell and other companies over half a century will cost $1 billion to clean up.
Overcoming overconsumption before it consumes us!
With our basic needs taken care of by industrial society, we have become fixated on consuming. But are we not ready to move past that, a new film asks.
Militaries have peak oil in their sights
The experts agree. The US army needs to deal with a future oil crunch, sooner rather than later.
Rebuilding after the tsunami: eco- or transition towns?
It is essential to 'build back better' after the tsunami and to create liveable, eco-friendly towns through the participation of the local people.
Japan’s peak oil dry run
To start off our Transition Japan series, we look at a whether post-tsunami Japan is experiencing a dry-run for peak oil.
Debate 2.0: Did nature press the reset button on energy policy?
Has Japan's nuclear accident changed your thinking about energy and how it relates to your life and expectations for the future?
From Jasmine Revolution to oil shockwave
Instability brought by the ongoing revolutionary wave in the Arab World exposes how poorly prepared we are to deal with future oil shocks.
All biofuel policies are political
A biofuels expert assesses the rationales for US biofuels policies by using life-cycle assessment analysis
Regional perspectives on challenges and opportunities for Africa
Can Africa’s natural resources be harnessed to advance sustainable development of the continent?
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