The era of 'biological annihilation'



John D. Sutter, CNN

(CNN)Many scientists say it's abundantly clear that Earth is entering its sixth mass-extinction event, meaning three-quarters of all species could disappear in the coming centuries.

Protecting Pollinators Around the World


Danielle Nierenberg and Lani Furbank

According to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), approximately 80 percent of all flowering plant species reproduce with the help of pollinator animals like bees, butterflies, birds, and more.

Geodesign Session 2 - Brazil

Submitted by ashjeet on Thu, 07/16/2015 - 10:05

Global Energy Network International
Global Classroom Summer Series 2015
- Thursday July 9, 2015 - "Sustainable Development and Resilient Systems. Why and How our world has changed."

Geodesign* - Engineering the Transition to
Renewable Energy and Clean Water for All


Counting the Vanishing Bees


Dylan Walsh

A new method for monitoring the decline in bee populations may prove a useful tool in much-needed conservation efforts. It requires only a few hundred pan traps: bright shallow bowls partly filled with soapy water or propylene glycol.

Global Impacts - Irreversible Changes

Submitted by ninaoyen1 on Wed, 03/18/2015 - 14:13

Weather extremes are already affecting lives around the world, damaging crops and coastlines and putting water security at risk.

Climate change will have increasingly severe consequences as extreme heat becomes more frequent, water resources become less reliable, diseases move into new ranges, and sea levels rise. 

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