Learning from Ecuador to Address Global Problems Locally. Buen viviris a broad concept still under elaboration and represents a plurality of theoretical perspectives, practical realisations, and positions from a variety of actors including indigenous groups, social movements, intellectuals, and politicians. In its most general interpretation, it denotes and aims atRead More →

A new report from the International Panel on Climate Change called individuals, governments and corporations to take major action in the attempt to combat climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The reports call for “drastic action on the policy scale, the business and industry scale, but also on partRead More →

During the past decade, the plastic debris in the oceans has been found guilty of one of the most terrible crimes: murder. There are over 100 million animals killed each year by plastic waste and, if we won’t take action as soon as possible, the problem will get worse. ARead More →

Big events, pollution and the need for pragmatic coherence. Rome, 13th of August. The Circus Maximus, an ancient Roman chariot-racing stadium, is riddled with rubbish, with envelopes of food and drinks, cans, paper, plastic, flyers, stubs, organic waste and wipes thrown in the grass. But this is not the umpteenthRead More →

According to a recent research, mapping tree density at the global level, there are 3.04 trillion trees covering 87% of ice-free land on Earth, with a ration of trees-to-people of 422:1. The mainstream opinion about climate change claims that the vegetation on the planet has been reduced by human activity and it is trueRead More →

Three quick news from around the world.   European Union- 28th of May The European Commission proposed a set of laws banning the single-use plastic products. The action is part of a broader plan to reduce the environmental impact of plastic and to safeguard the oceans. “Single-use plastics take fiveRead More →