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Nature in the Urban Century: Cities can offer solutions for biodiversity loss – if we act now
Q&A with Adrienne Hampton: Future Earth’s inaugural Global Sustainability Scholars Fellow
Adrienne Hampton shares several challenging and fulfilling experiences from spending time “at the front lines of very meaningful work.”
Bringing the Arts, Humanities, and Sciences Together to Address Climate Change
A member of the Future Earth secretariat joined scientists, artists, musicians, writers and activists for a week in August to wrestle with the most pressing issue of the century.
Reinvigorating creative solutions to save people and planet: A walking workshop through biocultural landscapes in western Japan
The Mediterranean Basin: a region affected by accelerating environmental change
Recent climate change has stronger impacts on the Mediterranean Basin than before, causing additional concerns in an environment also affected by other problems such as land use change, pollution and declining biodiversity.
Thoughts on why Africa should switch green: Vision of an early-career scientist from Africa
Africa has abundant natural resources, including solar, wind, hydro and biomass, which are not yet being utilised to their full potential. Yet these renewable energy technologies can boost the water-food-energy nexus, argues Faten Attig-Bahar.
Making big business sustainable one RESTART at the time?
The Earth is boiling, the ocean is full of plastic, there is a shortage of fresh water, humans are undermining the living conditions for several species on Earth, and we are facing major social challenges. How can business be the solution to these problems?
Understanding a Water, Energy, and Food Hotspot in San Antonio, Texas
An interdisciplinary team of Texas A&M scientists, educators, and graduate students are looking into how different scenarios for using resources are likely to influence the food, water and energy sectors.
Growing solar power as a remunerative crop and to minimize climatic risks in agriculture
Can solar powered irrigation pumps create a good source of income and make water use more efficient in India? A solar irrigation cooperative of six farmers and local partners test out a model.
Watering The Seeds of Transformation in Afrika. By Afrikans.
Finding solutions with community and effectively addressing the 17 SDGs in Africa—and by an African woman—is what transformation is all about.