Why the topic of biodiversity matters
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.
Liberation theologians use Christianity as weapon in the fight for the poor. And in a way, even the pope is on their side.
Impacts we’ve made on the Earth are beginning to affect us.
Despite repeated warnings from Unicef, children are not being involved in policymaking on climate change. How can they be included?
Seed banks are a vital insurance for smallholders’ livelihood. A journey to Santiago Yaitepec shows the need and benefits of local, agricultural self-aid.
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.
Is Climate Change a security issue?
Regulation of land grabs won't help - land grab financing needs to stop.
Repair Cafés offer room for fixing your bike and exchanging knowledge over coffee – and thus tackle sustainable development on the local level.
Establishing sustainable alternative soures are likely to prevent future production shortfalls.
Although Delhi has more water per person than London or New York, many still endure a daily fight for access. We take a look at a deeply-rooted problem and possible solutions.
There’s no food production without water. But water is becoming scarce.
In her latest book “Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy”, Saskia Sassen presents a serious critique of economic restructuring.
More than half of Nairobi lives in slums where they face stalled projects and poor service. But improvements could be made.
In spite of progress in the field of undernourishment, a new trend in malnutrition is on the rise globally: obesity.
Due to rising demand, quinoa production and prices skyrocketed in the last few years.
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.
Initiatives around the world demonstrate in innovative and creative
Carlos A. Monteiro warns of the dangers of ultra-processed foods, noting that our personal and social well-being is at risk.
Kofi Annan identifies the two most important challenges for Africa's future development in this urgent and inspirational call to action.
The way we consume affects food security in other countries.
We talked with Vandana Shiva about her origins, current developments in Indian and global agriculture and the future of farming.
Disaster: reporters could do far more than merely assume the role of observers.
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.
Ushahidi is made up of digital maps on which (crisis-) events can be posted
About Understanding the Real Impact of ICTs, Social Media and Crisis Mapping
Kibera, once named one of Africa’s worst slums, has watched officials repeatedly fail to respond effectively to its growth. Until now.
To counteract climate change’s effects, the CCIS working on the local level provides stakeholders with data for adaptation.
Delhi struggles with unsustainable practices as air, water and land are under assault.
In his documentary “La Buena Vida”, Jens Schanze depicts the Colombian Wayúus’ fight for their land against supranational energy corporations. A review.
The post 2015 Agenda is designed as a participatory agenda. WorldWeWant & Friends is one initiative designed include the world’s youth.