When names like Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese, Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross, and Mogwai come together, you’re expecting an epic feature film of magnanimus proportions to unveil. While it’s not a feature, DiCaprio’s next is a NatGeo documentary titled Before The Flood, wherein he meets people from across the world trying to understand the impact of[…]
Environmental destruction and landgrabs could lead to governments and individuals being prosecuted for crimes against humanity by the international criminal court following a decision to expand its remit, The Guardian states. To know more about this topic please click here.
Environment education will become compulsory in schools…it seems something is slowly moving forward in Italy!!! At the moment the idea is: starting from a limited number of topics and treat them within other subjects (chemistry, phisycs etc.) let’s see what happens!!! To read more please click here.
After surviving decades of water diversion and cyclical El Niño droughts in the Andes, Lake Poopó basically disappeared in December. “The lake was our mother and our father,” said Adrián Quispe, one of five brothers who were working as fishermen and raising families here in Llapallapani. “Without this lake, where do we go?” Bolivia’s second-largest lake[…]
The winners of the the Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year 2016 competition have been announced. This contest provides an international showcase for the very best in environmental photography, by both amateurs and professionals. The competition aims to inspire a global audience to think differently about contemporary social and environmental issues, including sustainable development,[…]
Several theories link climate change to armed conflict. But how do they stack up against the evidence? There is evidence that climate change can extend or increase existing conflict, however there are several competing theories about exactly how this happens. We put the theories to the test. Click here for more info. While there is[…]
A person who has to leave his/her home due to natural disasters caused by climate change, such as : droughts, inundations and erosions. Find out more about #climatechange #environmentaljustice#climaterefugees in our http://edu-kit.sameworld.eu/ According to researchers the number of climate refugees could increase soon, as the Middle East and North Africa could become to hot for[…]
Urban planners can take steps to reduce the heat cities may experience from climate change, but there would be other consequences and tradeoffs to consider, according to a study at Purdue University. Dev Niyogi, a Purdue University professor of agronomy and earth, atmospheric and planetary science and Indiana’s state climatologist, wanted to know what effect,[…]