Okology

Silent earthquakes advancing on Planet June 14, 2014 00:03

Silent earthquakes advancing on Planet

The so-called “silent earthquakes” which occur deep within the Earth and without much disturbance, apparently cannot be felt. These silent earthquakes are what set [...]
 
Latin America: An opportunity for sustainable development June 14, 2014 00:01

Latin America: An opportunity for sustainable development

Its relentless economic progress, in addition to the challenges it has faced with regards to development, has meant that Latin America has become a [...]
 
How does our diet affect the environment? June 14, 2014 00:00

How does our diet affect the environment?

Food is as essential to us as water and oxygen and without access to food life cannot be sustained.   William Hanson   The [...]
 
 
Anti-GM: For safe and ethical food May 18, 2014 00:02

Anti-GM: For safe and ethical food

On the 24th of May the multinational company Monsanto will come under scrutiny during a meeting called to denounce the dangers of its genetically [...]
 
The right to do whatever we feel like to animals May 11, 2014 01:47

The right to do whatever we feel like to animals

The culture of respect towards animals has evolved so slowly that it is very difficult to see their fate changing in the short and [...]
 
Climate Change: Living with the enemy we created April 27, 2014 00:03

Climate Change: Living with the enemy we created

The terrible consequences of climate change are becoming more and more apparent on Earth. Some people feel far removed from this fact, but experts [...]
 
 
Climate justice must be global and local April 27, 2014 00:02

Climate justice must be global and local

In the year 2000 the United Nations adopted a declaration to eradicate extreme poverty, a declaration that must become reality in 2015. Scotland leads [...]
 
The huge potential of… Solar energy! April 6, 2014 03:31

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 23:27

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 22:47

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 23:02

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 00:01

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 00:03

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 17:15

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 17:19

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 [...]
 
 
 

The Prisma News