Golden Opportunities? The Socio-economic Footprint of Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining

By: Brigitte Simone Gerstmann (Guest Writer) As an international endeavour to protect human health and the environment from anthropogenic mercury emissions, the Minamata Convention was signed...

Camp Century: The Cold War’s thawing legacy

In the 1960s, locked in a power game with the East, the United States sought to assert its power against the Eastern Bloc. Thus,...
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Hungry vibes

Contribute your share and save money doing it: Food sharing and food saving are becoming increasingly popular. Almost a chic and trendy habit today,...

Australia: a future climate action leader, or too little too late?

In the developed world, Australia is one of the most vulnerable countries to the effects of climate change. Despite this, the IMF, amidst an...

The Northern Bone of Contention

By: Gulshan Bashirova (Guest Writer) The Arctic, a region known for its natural richness and stunning biodiversity, has long been in the spotlight among scientists....

Whaling – It’s Sustainability, Stupid!

“Save the whales!” goes the successful slogan touted by environmental and conservation organizations. After all, who doesn’t admire those lovable sea mammals! Yet, the...

The power of zero: Rethinking the economic system

We want, we deserve, we need a zero waste society In an ever-changing globalized world, environmental problems such as resource depletion, loss of biodiversity and...

Phosphorus – A Silent Emergency

Phosphorus – A Silent Emergency If I asked you to list the greatest challenges facing the world right now, you might first think of COVID-19,...

Weather(ed) Refugees

“no one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark you only run for the border when you see the whole city running as well...
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Of Paris, Pacts and Paradoxes

CO2 levels are continuously increasing, biodiversity is vanishing and extreme weather events cover news pages. Yet, the political momentum for environmental protection is losing...

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