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  • Ecologist Special Report: The Al Hima Revival

    Curtis Abraham
    | 22nd August 2017
    Throughout history, Islam has contributed innovative ideas that have helped advance world civilization. The al Hima initiative in Jordan is one such example. This ancient practice is currently being revived as a land management (natural resource management) strategy in pastoralist areas of the Middle East and North Africa and is being seen as a bulwark against climate change, desertification and drought. CURTIS ABRAHAM reports

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  • Dealing with climate migration: 'what matters are our actions'

    Arthur Wyns
    | 21st August 2017
    Human induced climate change will have many effects on people’s homes, livelihoods and current way of living. But what happens with the millions that will be displaced? ARTHUR WYNS takes a look at Bangladesh, a low-lying country of delta’s marshes and Sundarbans that is at the forefront of dealing with climate migration.

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  • Waste not want not - an old motto for an era of mass production

    Ilana Taub
    | 18th August 2017
    A third of food produced globally is wasted - with over 2 million tonnes of fresh fruit and veg each year never reaching a shop shelf in the UK. This level of waste is staggering, especially when we consider all the energy and resources that went into producing the food in the first place. ILANA TAUB is on a mission...

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  • View south from the mine site to Narsaq below. Photo: Bill Williams.

    Greenland Inuit oppose open-pit uranium mine on Arctic mountain-top

    Bill Williams
    | 17th August 2017
    A collapse in the price of uranium has not yet stopped Australian mining company GME from trying to press ahead with a massive open-pit uranium mine on an Arctic mountain in southern Greenland, writes Bill Williams - just returned from the small coastal town of Narsaq where local people and Inuit campaigners are driving the growing resistance to the ruinous project.

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  • Indian authorities accused of 'drowning the homes of 40,000 families'

    Nick Meynen
    | 8th August 2017
    The Sardar Sarovar Dam in India is already one of the world’s most controversial. With last month’s decision to forcibly displace another 40,000 families without proper relocation and compensation, Indian authorities seem eager to make it the worst dam ever. But an increasingly publicised hunger strike is putting pressure on India's prime minister, reports NICK MEYNEN

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  • Climate change drives Indian farmer suicides says new study

    G.B.S.N.P Varma
    | 7th August 2017
    There is no more heartbreaking indicator of human hardship than suicide says the author of a new report that shows the devastating impact of Global Warming on struggling Indian farmers, thousands of whom have taken their own lives over the last 30 years. G.B.S.N.P VARMA reports

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