ecology

Hindu ecology, the interconnectedness in the All One. Interview with Gloria Germani – Part II

Below is the second part of the interview on Hindu ecology with Gloria Germani, an ecophilosopher who has always been engaged in dialogue between West and East, a student of philosopher Serge Latouche, Swedish ecologist Helena Norberg Hodge, and Titian…

Hindu ecology, the interconnectedness in the All One. Interview with Gloria Germani – Part I

Ganesh, god of wisdom Climate collapse is part of a much larger environmental and social turmoil, which requires us to reflect on the values and direction taken by our Western industrial civilization. Hindu ecology, older than Buddhist and Jain ecology,…

The Engineers of the Forest: Matt Ward of the Talarak Foundation Talks About the Visayan Warty Pig

“Observing this species (Visayan Warty Pig) from camera trap images or within captive enclosures, you can see how family oriented and socially intelligent these animals are. I was also surprised at how diverse the personalities and physical appearances were within…

Battle for the Earth: The Fossil Fuel Industry’s Baffling Strategies (Part 2)

In his book, The New Climate War: the fight to take back our planet, climatologist Michael E. Mann reports how powerful fossil fuel interest groups are still pouring millions of dollars into covert operations targeted to boycott meaningful climate action.…

Battle for the Earth: The baffling strategies of the fossil fuel industry Part1

Renowned climate scientist Michael E. Mann’s recent book, The New Climate War: the fight to take back our planet, warns forcefully that powerful fossil fuel industry interest groups continue to pour hundreds of millions of dollars a year into covertly…

“Have reverence for life” – Interview with ecocentrist Fred Hageneder on climate disruption, species extinction and our future on Earth

Heat waves, droughts, floods and wildfires are on the rise, the IPCC and the UN are sounding the alarm bells. Recently, even a report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAA (United States Weather and Oceanographic Administration) attested the…

The new European “Khaki” Deal.

Last July, the European Commission announced loudly that we finally have a common “European Green Deal”. Its goal is to “reduce clean greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030, compared to 1990 levels.” Briefly, it focuses on the…

Earth Overshoot Day returns to July 29

Earth Overshoot Day 2021 falls on July 29, Glasgow City Council Leader Susan Aitken announced on behalf of Global Footprint Network and the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA). “With still almost half a year ahead of us, by July 29,…

Vaquita: a disappearing porpoise

Image Source: Wikimedia Commons It is the year 2021, and there are only ten or fewer vaquitas left in the world today. Environmentalist groups such as WWF, Sea Shepherd Conservation Organization, and the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN)…

Beyond the old world: lessons from the pandemic

I created the Integral Sustainability School with other partners, in 2015, in Salvador, Northeast of Brazil. In 2018, an inspiration that came during a long stay in India allowed me to write a short story called “Auroville, 2046. After the…

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