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This is the first of a regular round-up of things we've enjoyed reading.
What's in a name? Understanding the Anthropocene
We live in a new geological era. What that means, though, is now subject to academic debate.
Spotlight on Environmental Buzzwords: Biodiversity Hotspot
When it comes to global sustainability, one of the biggest challenges is finding a common language. This week, Max McClure puts "Biodiversity Hotspots" in the spotlight. So to speak.
Can irrigation be hazardous to your health?
Understanding links between health and irrigation can save lives.
How does equality link to global sustainability? Richard Wilkinson interview
Richard Wilkinson, co-author of the best-seller The Spirit Level, spoke at a recent Future Earth event in London about equality and global sustainability.
Spotlight on Environmental Buzzwords: Ecosystem Services
When it comes to global sustainability, one of the biggest challenges is finding a common language. This week, Max McClure puts "Ecosystem Services" in the spotlight.
Video: Introducing Frans Berkhout, Future Earth Interim Director
Prof. Berkhout explains that Future Earth is a platform for great science to meet its stakeholders.
Q&A with Mark Stafford Smith, Science Committee Chair
We sat down with Mark Stafford Smith, Chair of the Future Earth Science Committee, to ask him about his personal vision for the initiative.
Spotlight on Environmental Buzzwords: Green Growth
When it comes to global environmental change, one of the biggest challenges we face is simply learning how to talk about it. This week, we'll talk about "Green Growth."
Video: Future Earth Town Hall in London
What do people want from Future Earth?