Impacts we’ve made on the Earth are beginning to affect us.
Why the topic of biodiversity matters
Indigenous communities in the Andes traditionally manage commons such as water. Their potential is still not exhausted.
Despite repeated warnings from Unicef, children are not being involved in policymaking on climate change. How can they be included?
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.
The problem lies not in food production, but in access to food. We are letting them starve - but we are not the perpetrators says Jean Ziegler.
Seed banks are a vital insurance for smallholders’ livelihood. A journey to Santiago Yaitepec shows the need and benefits of local, agricultural self-aid.
Dams are exceptional as a symbol of the changing development policy paradigms of recent decades.
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.
Michael Braungart talks about the reverse character of sustainability and the actual potential of the human footprint. An interview with the founder of C2C.
There’s no food production without water. But water is becoming scarce.
Cities have never prospered as much as they have over the past couple of decades.
More than half of Nairobi lives in slums where they face stalled projects and poor service. But improvements could be made.
Kibera, once named one of Africa’s worst slums, has watched officials repeatedly fail to respond effectively to its growth. Until now.
What happens when growth ends? Whether the world is heading for disaster or a golden age is a question of demographics.
Technologies can help to support policy aims in enviromental and natural resources gouvernance
Kofi Annan identifies the two most important challenges for Africa's future development in this urgent and inspirational call to action.
Food waste could feed every starving person on this planet. Here is some food for thought.
DDD takes a close look at the way food is produced today and what we will be eating tomorrow.
Hans Herren, holder of the Right Livelihood Award, demands a global change of food production.
It is trendy to celebrate food culture. Organized through apps or blogs, strangers meet in so called supper clubs – but sharing food has a long tradition.
How smallholder agriculture can contribute to reducing hunger and malnutrition.
Food security is a key global mission: If we all pull together, we can succeed.
Disaster: reporters could do far more than merely assume the role of observers.
Terrorism, earthquakes, violence – global cities face various threads. 100 Resilient Cities helps them to be prepared.
About Understanding the Real Impact of ICTs, Social Media and Crisis Mapping
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.
Humans in remote areas or sensitive situations often find themselves detached from the flow of information – Freedom Fone is a software to tackle this.
Ushahidi is made up of digital maps on which (crisis-) events can be posted
Delhi struggles with unsustainable practices as air, water and land are under assault.
To counteract climate change’s effects, the CCIS working on the local level provides stakeholders with data for adaptation.
It is hard to refer to China’s civil society as particularly developed. Yet the government is increasingly allying itself with the environmental movement.
Preservation of the land is a prerequisite for survival in native communities.