As the shift to a greater ecological consciousness continues out of the necessity of long term survival, you might be wondering just what it is that you can do to help out the effort. Here are a few things to get you started on reforming your life in tune with the balanced harmony of our planet.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessment Report identifies the need to make social-ecological systems more resilient by building “adaptive capacity”. One of the numerous marine socio-ecological systems in Japan that has attracted our research attention is in Ishikawa Prefecture.
With the continued advancements in the development of renewable energy technologies and their ever-increasing cost competitiveness, there is more and more money at stake for countries and companies alike.
Mountain rice terracing is practised widely in parts of the Asia-Pacific. Rice terraces are deeply intertwined with indigenous cultures, traditional practices and the ecology of many mountainous areas.
TRAVEL TO ANGUILLA – The small yet extremely beautiful island of Anguilla is a dream destination for anyone who loves the idea of an island getaway away from the crowd. Located in the Eastern Caribbean, the picturesque main island and the few islets of Anguilla is part of the British Overseas Territories. Despite its proximity […]
As concerns about climate change and the wider environment continue to become more pressing, the need to ensure your household is as green as possible has never been greater. Each of us has an impact on the environment, known as our carbon footprint.
For indigenous peoples, resilience is rooted in traditional knowledge, as their capacity to adapt to environmental change is based first and foremost on in-depth understanding of the land. As climate change increasingly impacts indigenous landscapes, communities are responding and adapting in unique ways.
Humanitarians working on health in crisis situations are faced with constant difficult choices. In a famine, which children should they select for supplementary feeding? In an earthquake, should they try to save most crushed limbs or should they amputate them? And – inevitably – what is the best way of spending scarce funds? Should they […]