Is Climate Change a security issue?
Why we need a radical shift towards sustainable fishing.
Despite repeated warnings from Unicef, children are not being involved in policymaking on climate change. How can they be included?
Liberation theologians use Christianity as weapon in the fight for the poor. And in a way, even the pope is on their side.
Why the topic of biodiversity matters
Impacts we’ve made on the Earth are beginning to affect us.
The exhibition “Soil. Sustains Life.” shows how humans depend on soil, a non-renewable resource, and why we have to manage it sustainably.
Indigenous communities in the Andes traditionally manage commons such as water. Their potential is still not exhausted.
Michael Braungart talks about the reverse character of sustainability and the actual potential of the human footprint. An interview with the founder of C2C.
How responsible land governance can save people from losing their land.
Repair Cafés offer room for fixing your bike and exchanging knowledge over coffee – and thus tackle sustainable development on the local level.
How laws can save the forests
Kibera, once named one of Africa’s worst slums, has watched officials repeatedly fail to respond effectively to its growth. Until now.
While the discovery of oil means revenues for governments, local residents are displaced and often left in despair. The story of Sabina, an Ugandan widow.
How water is driving foreign investment in farmland.
The expansion of big retailers in developing countries poses a challenge for food security.
Two root causes of the global food crisis are the corporate domination of the food supply and the systemic destruction of local food systems. We need a fundamental change.
A complex theme in easily comprehensible illustrations: A comic about America's food crisis.
How do smallholder farmers view current food and farming trends? Three points of view from Ghana, Malawi and South Africa.
Due to rising demand, quinoa production and prices skyrocketed in the last few years.
We talked with Vandana Shiva about her origins, current developments in Indian and global agriculture and the future of farming.
Almost one third of the global population suffer from hunger and malnutrition – we must not accept that.
Ushahidi is made up of digital maps on which (crisis-) events can be posted
Humans in remote areas or sensitive situations often find themselves detached from the flow of information – Freedom Fone is a software to tackle this.
After Katrina New Orleans’ residents discussed: Do we want to reconstruct or reinvent our city? Award-winning journalist Jed Horne looks at New New Orleans.
Terrorism, earthquakes, violence – global cities face various threads. 100 Resilient Cities helps them to be prepared.
Disaster: reporters could do far more than merely assume the role of observers.
About Understanding the Real Impact of ICTs, Social Media and Crisis Mapping
The movie “Disruption” was part of the mobilization for the People’s Climate March in September 2014. It leaves no doubt: Climate change is a social issue.
It is hard to refer to China’s civil society as particularly developed. Yet the government is increasingly allying itself with the environmental movement.
The National Biodiversity Institute and the Bioprospecting Unit - General information in INBio
In his documentary “La Buena Vida”, Jens Schanze depicts the Colombian Wayúus’ fight for their land against supranational energy corporations. A review.