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The huge potential of… Solar energy! April 6, 2014 3:31 am

The huge potential of… Solar energy!

Solar power has the potential to free people from large energy corporations, limit climate change, and develop poorer countries.   James Yasin   Climate [...]
 
A social enterprise supermarket March 23, 2014 11:27 pm

A social enterprise supermarket

The new supermarket concept took 2 years to materialise, and opened in Brighton on Dec. 7th last year. HiSbe, or’ How it Should be’ [...]
 
Fátima Espinoza: “Climate change, is lethal for fair trade” March 23, 2014 10:47 pm

Fátima Espinoza: “Climate change, is lethal for fair trade”

The devastating effects of climate change and pressure from the multinationals are bringing down coffee prices in Nicaragua. Fair trade cooperatives such as “Soppexcca” [...]
 
 
When the stench of development kills March 9, 2014 11:02 pm

When the stench of development kills

A lack of urban planning is often responsible for conflict between people and industrial sites which, with their heavy load of unpleasant smells awakening [...]
 
Bangladesh, under threat of climate change March 2, 2014 12:01 am

Bangladesh, under threat of climate change

Having an unstable region that has become one of the most vulnerable states on the planet, Bengali farmers have united to preserve their way [...]
 
Ekeko, god of abundance for the poor February 9, 2014 12:03 am

Ekeko, god of abundance for the poor

It’s both a good-luck charm (illa) and a sacred stone statue thousands of years old, struck by a lightning bolt that fell from the [...]
 
 
Elephant slaughter February 2, 2014 5:15 pm

Elephant slaughter

In Pretoria, South Africa, recent statistics suggest that African poachers kill one of these huge animals every 15 minutes.   Jorge V. Jaime   [...]
 
The memories of a Haiyan survivor January 26, 2014 5:19 pm

The memories of a Haiyan survivor

On the 8th November 2013 Typhoon Haiyan was lashing the Philippines leaving behind some more than 6,100 dead and over 1,700 missing. Rubén Rubí [...]
 
When our heart takes us by surprise December 1, 2013 3:03 am

When our heart takes us by surprise

    Sudden Cardiovascular Death (SCD) is today a global health problem and one of the major challenges of the 21st century.   Vivian [...]
 
 
The impossible task of reviving the Dead Sea October 21, 2013 3:02 am

The impossible task of reviving the Dead Sea

Sceptics and optimists alike are having to deal with the issue of the channel that is intended to carry water from the Red Sea [...]
 
The aftermath of Fukushima October 13, 2013 10:32 pm

The aftermath of Fukushima

Presentation of “A2 -B –C”, a film about the effects on the population  after the nuclear plant explosion  resulting from the March 2011 tsunami. [...]
 
Efficiently, Latin America is providing itself with “Energy” September 21, 2013 11:21 pm

Efficiently, Latin America is providing itself with “Energy”

   The fabulous reserves in Latin America of water, oil, gas, biomass, solar, wind and geothermal energy, amongst other energy resources, require them to [...]
 
 
B. Turner: “Loyalty has been forgotten in today’s society” July 6, 2013 12:27 pm

B. Turner: “Loyalty has been forgotten in today’s society”

Friendship is tremendously important to me.  Now, more than ever, we must surround ourselves with people we respect, love and trust. Loyalty has been [...]
 
The endless genocide of Brazil’s indigenous population June 30, 2013 7:46 pm

The endless genocide of Brazil’s indigenous population

For more than five centuries the indigenous people of Brazil have fought to reclaim their ancestral lands.  The cruelty and atrocities against them have [...]
 
The skin that inhabits us … the skin that ages June 23, 2013 7:58 pm

The skin that inhabits us … the skin that ages

Covering a surface of approximately two square metres, and 30% of the total weight of an adult, the skin is a sensory organ that [...]
 
 
 

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