It’s good if one person plants a tree. Two is even better. Plant the idea in your friends’ heads – check out the video and spread it like a weed!
This video presents a new biodiversity message. It challenges communicators to talk about nature in terms that people want to listen to. The IUCN Commission on Education and Communication (CEC) and the CBD Secretariat produced the video in partnership with CEC members in Wildscreen and Futerra.
The Maldives is one of the lowest lying countries in the world and is threatened by sea level rise and other climate change impacts. It was the first country to sign the Kyoto protocol in 1997 and is closely following the current climate negotiations.
What if….cavemen hadn’t got out of their caves or Newton had stayed indoors or Darwin had had a bad hair day? The Field Studies Council FSC are championing the rights and opportunities for people of all ages and interests to experience the environment at first hand.
One of four scenarios exploring what the world will be like for the fashion industry in 2025. A world of political collaboration and global trade. ‘Slow fashion’ is in vogue, and high street brands compete on sustainability credentials. People own fewer, but higher quality clothes.
Rwanda is one of the most naturally beautiful places on earth – it’s home to some amazing biodiversity, and its ecosystems are important far beyond its boundaries. This beauty is also functional – Rwanda’s biodiversity, water and soil fertility nourish the wildlife and the people living in the area. An ambitious initiative aims to restore the country and reduce poverty in the region by actively improving the environment.
Al Gore gives us a reality check, Greenpeace challenge Adidas and Nike to a detox duel and we take a look at the world of dumpster diving.
Dr Olly Jeffries and nurse Pam Wilson volunteered in Malawi, one of the poorest countries in the world with a life expectancy of 39 years. They outline the challenges and benefits of working in the Malawian healthcare system for VSO.