Putting a Price on Nature
Biological diversity and healthy eco-systems are what support our planet and our rapidly growing human population, the loss of which would be disastrous on so many levels. Could the financialisation of nature be a way out of this dilemma?
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Backwards Steps For American Democracy
New rules in several U.S. states make it harder for many citizens to vote. The rules – which include restrictive voter ID and proof of citizenship requirements, reduced early voting periods, and disenfranchising former felons – appear to be a dishonest, anti-democratic power grab by the Republican party. As such, […]
The Planet Needs Our Help
When it comes to big planet-scale environmental issues like climate change, some people dismiss individual actions like driving less or eating less meat. They say that our actions aren’t important, and instead we need large-scale policies that will influence everyone’s actions. While policy can help, it’s wrong to dismiss individual […]
It’s a natural wonder of the world, but does the world even wonder about it?
As Earth Day comes and goes every year, so too do our sea levels elevate, suspended sediments reach ocean waters, and vulnerable coral communities in the Great Barrier Reef face thermal stress in reaction to climate change. The removal of 46 million cubic metres from the Great Barrier Reef’s sea-floor […]
I’m a size 7 but my footprint is enormous!
In reading through the Earth Day article, I decided to google various ‘eco related pages’ and I came across a quiz available on Earth Day 2012 homepage. Then…I probably just took the most shocking quiz of my life, in all the millions and gazillions of quizzes that there are in […]