What is So Important About Wetlands?

Wetlands are also incredibly important to protect human settlements and natural habitats from flooding. They are a sort of natural sponge and as such are able to absorb massive amounts of water.

Kalahari Bushman and KhoiSan Rising to Regain and Restore Culture.

Join us as we hear tales of life in the Kalahari of living with the lions and how the KhoiSan people are uniting to regain their culture, land and rights in South Africa today. Hosted by: Miriam [...]

Green Cleaning: Why Clean is the New Dirty

This may sound counter-intuitive, but many of the general cleaning supplies you use around the house are actually "dirty." This is mostly in the sense that these everyday household products [...]

The Health Impacts of Environmental Pollution

Many detractors of the environmental movement would have us believe that this struggle is a sort of contest which pits the rights and needs of the environment against the rights and needs of [...]

Hay Bale Housing

As the world grows more populous and the gap between the highest and lowest socioeconomic levels of society grow wider, one of the great challenges to human rights activists and environmentalists [...]

What Indigenous Peoples can Teach Us about Sustainability

In an increasingly globalized world, it is sometimes easier to see the differences between cultures, nations and ethnic groups than to appreciate their similarities. One thing, however, that [...]

Lack of Education Creates Poverty

Economic disparity both in the United States and across the globe has become a matter for continued conversation and debate, especially in recent years. And even without research or statistics to [...]

Rain Catchment Systems for the Home

Many sociologists and environmentalists predict that in the coming decades, the natural resource over which countries go to war will not be oil but water.

Conventional Agriculture and the Exploitation of Migrant Workers

Modern agribusiness calls for large-scale, highly mechanized practices that require large amounts of fossil fuels, water and heavy use of chemical fertilizers to keep up production quotas.

Building Healthy Financial Communities

In any country anywhere, it is the nature of small family farms and small, locally-owned businesses that give a particular town its individual character. It is the really great café on the town square

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