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Green In the Light of Bahai'i Faith

Submitted by Aroosa on 2. May 2023 - 21:00

In the Bahá'í Faith, the color green has symbolic significance, particularly in relation to nature and the environment. Green is often associated with growth, vitality, and regeneration, and it is a color that is frequently used in Bahá'í art and architecture. In the Bahá'í teachings, the natural world is viewed as a reflection of the divine, and therefore, it is worthy of protection and respect.

The climate crisis and mental health

Submitted by Arthur Dahl on 29. April 2023 - 23:29

The climate crisis and mental health

Report on a presentation by
Professor Britt Wray
28 April 2023

The Frontiers Forum on Friday 28 April 2023 included a presentation by Professor Britt Wray of Stanford University on the climate crisis and mental health, which leads to climate anxiety or eco-anxiety. She is the author of Generation Dread, describing her own experience overcoming climate anxiety.

Developing Countries Amid Need for Development and Noise Pollution Dilemma

Submitted by Aroosa on 2. April 2023 - 18:14

Noise pollution is a global problem, but developing countries are more burdened with balancing amid development and controlling noise pollution than developed countries because they face a unique set of challenges related to economic growth, urbanization, and social equity. In contrast, developed countries have more resources and infrastructure to effectively regulate and manage noise pollution. It does not imply that developing countries are more responsible for causing noise pollution than developed countries.

Leading Ladies of Environment Defense

Submitted by Aroosa on 4. March 2023 - 17:26

Women in a variety of professions have emerged and influenced at regional and global level. Among other areas, besides wonderful male environmentalists, women are contributing to the environmental movement as well. Here are some beautiful leading ladies of environment who are doing phenomenal work for our mutual home, planet earth.

Erin Brockovich

Why a space sunshade isn't such a bright idea

Submitted by Arthur Dahl on 22. February 2023 - 13:55

Why a space sunshade isn't such a bright idea

Letter from IEF President Arthur Dahl
in New Scientist 4 February 2023

There is a fundamental contradiction between two of Vaclav Smil's innovations to save humanity [New Scientist 7 January 2023, p.38]. He calls for more efficient photosynthesis, while also suggesting the need for a planetary sunshade to control global warming.