Increasingly, we’re hearing that individual action is insignificant relative to needed political change, but that doesn’t mean you’re off the hook
The 25th annual United Nations climate change summit is now underway – and for the sake of the planet, it’s high time it changed its approach.
Around the same time as plants and animals were tamed for agriculture, long before anyone even knew of microscopic life, early humans were domesticating microbes too
It’s important to acknowledge the differences between environmental struggles around the world to value the contributions of all activists towards finding solutions
This year’s UN climate talks – whose motto is ‘Tiempo de Actuar,’ or ‘Time to Act’ – started Monday in Madrid against a backdrop that is as mixed as ever.
Portugal’s rural areas have been losing population for several decades now a growing number of small businesses are propping up the rural interior, drawn by the availability of land
New research contends that Norwegian wildlife management is not good enough to address what happens to forests in the wake of wild moose
Spain’s historical irrigation system at l’Horta de València joins the FAO’s global agricultural heritage list
An example of sustainable irrigation, the Horta of Valencia is also home to a wide range of birds, fish and plants
A global campaign encouraging fossil fuel divestment is gathering pace. US$11 trillion has already been divested worldwide.
Political distrust, rather than climate denial, is a major barrier to increased taxes on fossil fuels
Distrust in politicians prevents people from supporting increased taxes on fossil fuels. By contrast, most people believe in climate change