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Kamiel Choi/Pixabay
5 October 2021
Global

'O único crescimento sustentável é o decrescimento' - Kamiel Choi/Pixabay

Precisamos parar de ter debates em que não nos ouvimos para nos unirmos contra os verdadeiros inimigos da justiça ambiental

Por Beth Stratford

Quantifying Tenure Risk (QTR)
15 September 2021
Authors: 
Dr. Joseph Feyertag
Judith Tyson
Sub-Saharan Africa
Global

Private financial flows that are tracked against certain Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria reached record highs in 2020. But this boom may not be having a material impact, especially in low-income countries (LICs) which are most in need of it. Identifying and managing unknown financial risks can help re-balance the risk-reward ratio for sustainable investors.

 

Environmental Justice
25 August 2021
Authors: 
Namati Communications
Global

Submission Deadline: All manuscripts should be submitted for consideration by December 31, 2021.

The global environmental crisis is intertwined with the crisis of social and economic inequality. From coal plants to palm oil plantations, economic activities that threaten the planet are concentrated in communities with less power and wealth. “You can’t have climate change without sacrifice zones,” writes Hop Hopkins, “and you can’t have sacrifice zones without disposable people.”1

Representantes de diversos pueblos indígenas se unen a los opositores del presidente de Brasil, Jair Bolsonaro.JOÉDSON ALVES / EFE
9 August 2021
Latin America and the Caribbean
Global

Por DAVID KAIMOWITZ

 

El 17 de febrero de este año, a causa de la covid-19, murió Aruká Juma, el último anciano del pueblo juma en la selva amazónica del Brasil. Según la ONG Instituto Socioambiental, él es uno de los más de mil indígenas que han muerto por el coronavirus en el Brasil, donde la pandemia ha afectado a más de 150 comunidades originarias.

ALEX TREADWAY / ICIMOD
5 August 2021
Authors: 
Mr. Jamil Chade
Global

Pesca no lago Kaptai, em Chittagong (Bangladesh). No pior dos cenários, em que não se consiga conter o aquecimento global, o estudo adverte que o nível de emissões atual conduziria a um aumento de até cinco graus nas montanhas e uma perda de dois terços de suas geleiras até 2100.ALEX TREADWAY / ICIMOD

 


Por Jamil Chade

 

5 August 2021
Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania
Global

Submission Deadline: All manuscripts should be submitted for consideration by December 31, 2021.

The global environmental crisis is intertwined with the crisis of social and economic inequality. From coal plants to palm oil plantations, economic activities that threaten the planet are concentrated in communities with less power and wealth. “You can’t have climate change without sacrifice zones,” writes Hop Hopkins, “and you can’t have sacrifice zones without disposable people.”1

New Geographies of Climate Vulnerability
3 August 2021
Peru
Mongolia
Global

Mining in the context of climate of climate change brings new challenges to the industry and exacerbates already existing sustainability problems. This Datastory highlights some of these tensions while pointing towards emerging best practice. The findings are based on document analysis and semi-structure structured interviews with corporate representatives from the 37 largest mining companies in the world.

 

 

 

Indígenas guardianes del bosque
1 July 2021
Latin America and the Caribbean
Global

 

Texto: Rhett A. Butler Traducido por:  Mabel Pedemonte

 

30 July 2021
Global

 

Por: JUAN F. SAMANIEGO 

Desde que se licenció como biólogo en 1988, por las manos de Fernando Valladares ha pasado mucha ciencia. Ahora, su dilatada labor ha sido reconocida con el premio Rei Jaume I de Protección del Medio Ambiente.

30 July 2021
Authors: 
Mike Powell
Global

Many expert vocabularies have emerged from specific and limited scientific fields such as medicine and botany. They have aimed to achieve precise understanding between experts in these fields based on exact definitions of the terms used and originally, in their early examples, through the widespread use of Arabic or Latin as international scientific languages. 

30 July 2021
Authors: 
Mike Powell
Global

In recent years, the on-line discovery and exchange of information has become ever more pronounced. Digitisation has also led to an explosion in the volume of available material. Making this work for land governance and ensuring that new inequalities or exclusions are not unintended outcomes of the process are also key aims of the Land Portal.

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