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NCH ​​Capital project in Corfu: luxury against biodiversity

NCH ​​Capital project in Corfu: luxury against biodiversity

Activists are defending the last piece of virgin territory on Corfu Island, an island in Greece off the northwest coast of the Ionian Sea, against its transformation into an ultra-luxury resort by NCH Capital.   This movement is led mainly against the pro-business Greek government, which was starting to sell …

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‘UK Electric Motorway System’ for net-zero GHG emissions

The UK plans to transit to zero-GHG emissions from road freight by installing overhead charging cables for a full ‘Electric Motorway System’.    The United Kingdom government decided in 2019 to act in the favor of climate change by mandating net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050. This means that …

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Does Antarctica wilderness need further scientific assessment?

Does Antarctica wilderness need further scientific assessment?

Each ecosystem from the Earth is an important area to maintain biodiversity and functional large-scale ecosystem. The great damage to Earth’s wilderness has led to urgent calls for action to protect it. The protection of Antarctica has been identified as one of the crucial actions to be taken. Actually, Antarctica …

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Mediterranean Climate declared a priority during Climate Week 2020

Mediterranean Climate declared a priority during Climate Week 2020

During Mediterranean Climate Week 2020, the Union for the Mediterranean (Ufm) declared that the climate finance is a priority for the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean region.   The Mediterranean Climate Week 2020 was a good opportunity to discuss the evolution of international public and private financial flows for the climate. …

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Are we of the same awareness of the environment threats?

Are we of the same awareness of the environment threats?

An ultimate question that always arises: Are we truly of the same awareness of the environment threats? Scientists respond!   Actually, the global failure to save biodiversity and to resist to global warming does not really come from a lack of scientific understanding of natural causes, but rather it derives …

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World Rainforest Day celebrates the Amazon Rainforest

World Rainforest Day celebrates the Amazon Rainforest

Rainforests are vital for the survival of the Earth’s life. Three hundred million people worldwide live in forests and all the humanity depends on the Amazon rainforest for 20% of the oxygen that we breathe and the freshwater that we drink. It absorbs our carbon dioxide, stabilize climate patterns, and …

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Top 5 tips to make your home a little more ecological

Top 5 tips to make your home a little more ecological

An ecological home minimizes its environmental footprint. It consists of three aspects which contribute to the ecological character: the consumption of water, energy, and waste management. There we add a fourth: the “less polluted aspect”. The construction sector is the most energy-consuming sector in the world and it is therefore …

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Female ecologists should take the lead in environmental power in India

femmes écologistes indiennes

Indian female ecologists, Medha Patkar, Sunita Narain, Vandana Shiva, Saalumarada Thimmakka and others have shown how crucial the role of women is in protecting the global biodiversity.   Since the mid-1980s, the discourse on the protection of the biodiversity has sparked international debates and has generated different policies and conflicts. …

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Biodiversity: protecting indigenous lands is the key

Biodiversité : protéger les terres et les populations autochtones est la clé

The recognition of indigenous rights, beyond its humanitarian importance, is crucial for protecting biodiversity and natural ecosystem services. The access to the lands and its exploitation are still essential for economic development, poverty reduction and above all for food. The land is also linked to a wide range of basic …

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