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Conservation, sustainability, future technology

Pins on the biggest global concern of the age. Issues of pollution, consumption, sustainability, conservation, extinction.
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‘If you win the popular imagination, you change the game’: why we need new stories on climate | Climate crisis | The Guardian Long Reads, Political Discussion, Climate Action, Bad News, News Stories, We Need, Protagonist, The Guardian, Climate Change
Why we need new stories on climate | Rebecca Solnit
‘If you win the popular imagination, you change the game’: why we need new stories on climate | Climate crisis | The Guardian
The Car-Replacement Bicycle (the bakfiets) 1950s Car, New City, Amazing Cars, Bicycle, Replacement, Youtube, Sustainability, Hair Upstyles, Pmd
The Car-Replacement Bicycle (the bakfiets)
The Car-Replacement Bicycle (the bakfiets)
Few willing to change lifestyle to save the planet, climate survey finds | Environment | The Guardian Global Warming Climate Change, Energy Efficient Buildings, Environmental Challenges, Plane Travel, Deforestation, Endangered Animals, Animal Species, Find People
Few willing to change lifestyle to save the planet, climate survey finds
Few willing to change lifestyle to save the planet, climate survey finds | Environment | The Guardian
The five biggest threats to our natural world … and how we can stop them | Biodiversity | The Guardian Environmental Degradation, Marine Environment, Animal Advocacy, Invasive Species, Groundwater, Sea Birds, Biodiversity, Natural World
The five biggest threats to our natural world … and how we can stop them
The five biggest threats to our natural world … and how we can stop them | Biodiversity | The Guardian
Top seeds: artists capture global efforts to future-proof nature – in pictures | Environment | The Guardian Kew Gardens, Salisbury, Exeter, San Bernardino National Forest, Plant Classification, Seed Vault, Suspended Animation, Global Work, Museum Art Gallery
Top seeds: artists capture global efforts to future-proof nature – in pictures
Top seeds: artists capture global efforts to future-proof nature – in pictures | Environment | The Guardian
Planting a vision: why the secret to rewilding success is about people, not trees | Environment | The Guardian Tree People, West Coast Scotland, Mother Jones, Cairngorms, Event Space, Ecology, The Locals
Planting a vision: why the secret to rewilding success is about people, not trees
Planting a vision: why the secret to rewilding success is about people, not trees | Environment | The Guardian
Innovative young Kenyan scientist is turning Nairobi's mountain of plast... Environmental Justice, Environmental Education, African Tribes, African Women, Great Pacific Garbage Patch, Ocean Pollution, Walk On Water, Kenyan
Innovative young Kenyan scientist is turning Nairobi's mountain of plastic waste into paving bric…
Innovative young Kenyan scientist is turning Nairobi's mountain of plast...
Escaping excessive consumption is not an easy battle. If it were, it would be done more often. But it is a battle worth fighting because it robs us of life far more than we realize. True life must be found somewhere else. Minimal Living, Simple Living, Becoming Minimalist, Declutter Your Mind, Minimalism Lifestyle, Slow Living, Frugal Living, True Life, Life Advice
10 Reasons to Escape Excessive Consumerism - Becoming Minimalist
Escaping excessive consumption is not an easy battle. If it were, it would be done more often. But it is a battle worth fighting because it robs us of life far more than we realize. True life must be found somewhere else.
At the vanguard of conservation and a British national treasure, Mother Nature needs David Attenborough more than ever. Happy 95 Birthday, 88th Birthday, Soothing Images, The Blue Planet, Dragon House, Butterfly Face, David Attenborough, Animal Magic, Butterflies
David Attenborough: 90 and 'still fighting the good fight' | CNN
At the vanguard of conservation and a British national treasure, Mother Nature needs David Attenborough more than ever.
The future of food: inside the world's largest urban farm – built on a rooftop | Cities | The Guardian Rooftop City, Organic Nutrients, Boxing Online, Urban Farmer, Urban Agriculture, Inner City, Greenhouse Gases, Sustainable Development, What You Can Do
The future of food: inside the world's largest urban farm – built on a rooftop
The future of food: inside the world's largest urban farm – built on a rooftop | Cities | The Guardian
Pandemics result from destruction of nature, say UN and WHO | World news | The Guardian Convention On Biological Diversity, Protect Nature, Mangrove Forest, Aerial Footage, Health Policy, Forest Fire, Caribbean Sea, Devastation, Borneo
Pandemics result from destruction of nature, say UN and WHO
Pandemics result from destruction of nature, say UN and WHO | World news | The Guardian
Top 3 simplest things you can do to fight climate change | The Climate Lemon Keto Diet Food List, Ketogenic Diet, Healthy Diet, Healthy Snacks, Diet Menu, Ketosis Diet, Free Snacks, Keto Snacks, Healthy Weight
Top 3 simplest things you can do to fight climate change
Top 3 simplest things you can do to fight climate change | The Climate Lemon
Why we can't rely on individuals to fix climate change How Are You Feeling, Wealth And Power, Poor People, Clean Energy, Community Group, Business Leader, Fix It
Why we can’t rely on individuals to fix climate change
Why we can't rely on individuals to fix climate change
Governments and schools are not communicating the most effective ways for individuals to reduce their carbon footprints, according to new research. Environmental Research, Environmental Impact, Environmental Science, About Climate Change, Climate Control, Energy Technology, Nature
The most effective individual steps to tackle climate change aren't being discussed
Governments and schools are not communicating the most effective ways for individuals to reduce their carbon footprints, according to new research.
‘I’m quite fond of the world,’ says one. ‘It’s worth saving’ Un Countries, Plastic In The Sea, United Nations Environment Programme, Trash Disposal, Solid Waste, Oceans Of The World, Plastic Pollution, Landfill
Thousands of people are turning homes and workplaces into collection centres to recycle rubbish councils send straight to landfill
‘I’m quite fond of the world,’ says one. ‘It’s worth saving’
The 12 Types Of Conservation Career (and how to choose which one is for you?) - Dr. James Borrell Thing 1 Thing 2, Conservation, Chosen, Relationships, Career, The Past, James, One
The 12 Types Of Conservation Career (and how to choose which one is for you?)
The 12 Types Of Conservation Career (and how to choose which one is for you?) - Dr. James Borrell
Don't know how to save the planet? This is what you can do | Environment | The Guardian Education Standards, Education Policy, Secondary School, Primary School, Child Meaning, City Year, Refugee Crisis, Social Change
Don't know how to save the planet? This is what you can do
Don't know how to save the planet? This is what you can do | Environment | The Guardian
Conscious consumerism is a lie. Here is what you can really do to save the environment. — Quartz Consumerism, Capitalism, Socialism, Diminishing Returns, Conscious Consumer, Green Cleaning, Social Issues, Pick One
Conscious consumerism is a lie. Here’s a better way to help save the world
Conscious consumerism is a lie. Here is what you can really do to save the environment. — Quartz
Small-scale farmers can double food production within 10 years in critical regions by using ecological methods, according to a report released this week bu the United Nations.  The report calls for a fundamental shift towards agroecology (the application of ecological … Continue reading → Fight Poverty, Agricultural Science, Agricultural Sector, Green Revolution, Crop Production, Farm Activities, Agribusiness, African Countries
Eco-Farming Can Double Food Production in 10 Years: UN Report | Ecology Global Network
Small-scale farmers can double food production within 10 years in critical regions by using ecological methods, according to a report released this week bu the United Nations. The report calls for a fundamental shift towards agroecology (the application of ecological … Continue reading →
More Recycling Won't Solve Plastic Pollution - Scientific American Blog Network Recycling Programs, Recycling Bins, Benefits Of Recycling, Sawhorse Plans, Grand Menage, Waterfalls Backyard, Joist Hangers, Scientific American, Scrap Material
More Recycling Won't Solve Plastic Pollution
More Recycling Won't Solve Plastic Pollution - Scientific American Blog Network
Escaping excessive consumption is not an easy battle. If it were, it would be done more often. But it is a battle worth fighting because it robs us of life far more than we realize. True life must be found somewhere else.
10 Reasons to Escape Excessive Consumerism - Becoming Minimalist
Escaping excessive consumption is not an easy battle. If it were, it would be done more often. But it is a battle worth fighting because it robs us of life far more than we realize. True life must be found somewhere else.
The enzymes could enable plastic bottles to be fully recycled for the first time. Plastic Food Containers, Plastic Bottles, Soda Bottles, Plastic Bags, Recycled Plastic, Water Bottles, Global Plastic, Les Philippines
Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles
The enzymes could enable plastic bottles to be fully recycled for the first time.
Choosing fashion made from hemp or grilling the waiter about how your fish was caught is no substitute for systematic change.
Conscious consumerism is a lie. Here’s a better way to help save the world
Choosing fashion made from hemp or grilling the waiter about how your fish was caught is no substitute for systematic change.
The demand for ‘perfect’ fruit and veg means much is discarded, damaging the climate and leaving people hungry Article Of The Week, An Inconvenient Truth, Text Set, Us Foods, Food Security, Sustainable Food, Fruit And Veg, Food Waste, Fresh Produce
Half of all US food produce is thrown away, new research suggests
The demand for ‘perfect’ fruit and veg means much is discarded, damaging the climate and leaving people hungry
For architect Ole Scheeren, the people who live and work inside a building are as much a part of that building as concrete, steel and glass. He asks: Can architecture be about collaboration and storytelling instead of the isolation and hierarchy of a typical skyscraper? Visit five of Scheeren's buildings -- from a twisted tower in China to a floating cinema in the ocean in Thailand -- and learn the stories behind them. Famous Architecture Buildings, Famous Buildings, Amazing Buildings, Amazing Architecture, Chinese Buildings, Architecture Today, Modern Buildings, Rem Koolhaas, Contemporary Architecture
Why great architecture should tell a story
For architect Ole Scheeren, the people who live and work inside a building are as much a part of that building as concrete, steel and glass. He asks: Can architecture be about collaboration and storytelling instead of the isolation and hierarchy of a typical skyscraper? Visit five of Scheeren's buildings -- from a twisted tower in China to a floating cinema in the ocean in Thailand -- and learn the stories behind them.
Scientists have been warning for decades that human actions are pushing life on our shared planet toward mass extinction. Such extinction events have occurred five times in the past, but a bold new paper finds that this time would be fundamentally different. Fortunately, there’s still time to stop it. Gustave Dore, Pictures At An Exhibition, Song Night, Haunted Forest, Horseman, Extinction, Classical Music, The Mountain, Music Videos
How humans are driving the sixth mass extinction
Scientists have been warning for decades that human actions are pushing life on our shared planet toward mass extinction. Such extinction events have occurred five times in the past, but a bold new paper finds that this time would be fundamentally different. Fortunately, there’s still time to stop it.
Architecture's brief love affair with psychology is overdue a revival Glasgow Architecture, Natural Architecture, Revival Architecture, Architecture Design, Environmental Psychology, Construction Company, Love Affair, Willis Tower, Art Exhibition
Architecture's brief love affair with psychology is overdue a revival
Architecture's brief love affair with psychology is overdue a revival
A Small and Shuffling Life | George Monbiot Why, in this age of freedom, are we so confined? And what can we do to reclaim our lives? Gunpowder Plot, Everything Is Connected, Inequality, Politics, Earthwise, Environmentalism, Moron, Illusion
A Small and Shuffling Life
A Small and Shuffling Life | George Monbiot Why, in this age of freedom, are we so confined? And what can we do to reclaim our lives?
George Monbiot: Not only does nutrient-rich whale poo help reverse the effects of climate change – it’s a remarkable example that nothing in the natural world occurs in isolation. Everything Is Connected Environmental Issues, Marine Mammals, Enviroment
Why whale poo matters | George Monbiot
George Monbiot: Not only does nutrient-rich whale poo help reverse the effects of climate change – it’s a remarkable example that nothing in the natural world occurs in isolation. Everything Is Connected
Put a price on nature? We must stop this neoliberal road to ruin Indigenous Peoples, Farmland, George, Environment, Road, Unregulated
Put a price on nature? We must stop this neoliberal road to ruin | George Monbiot
Put a price on nature? We must stop this neoliberal road to ruin
Trees: our life savers are dying. Trees don't just provide oxygen, they do a lot more. The gradual deforestation of this planet is a grave concern. Great Places, Places To See, Gaia Goddess, Save Trees, Boreal Forest, Pine Forest, Wetland, Life Savers
Trees: our life savers are dying | Jim Robbins
Trees: our life savers are dying. Trees don't just provide oxygen, they do a lot more. The gradual deforestation of this planet is a grave concern.