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Leading Ladies of Environment Defense

Soumis par Aroosa le sam 04/03/2023 - 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

Soumis par Arthur Dahl le mer 22/02/2023 - 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.

Deep Ocean Mining against Common Heritage of Mankind

Soumis par Aroosa le dim 15/01/2023 - 17:49

The competition between growing economic needs of mankind is winning against the natural world; the fact humans are unable to understand is that it would be integrated fall. The demise of nature would be the end of all developments. Humans after devouring the terrestrial resources, are now ready to exploit ocean minerals at an absolutely irrational rate.

Armed Conflicts and Weaponization: the Biggest Threat to Biodiversity

Soumis par Aroosa le jeu 29/12/2022 - 10:31

Armed conflict and weaponization which are the manifestations of human beings continues to have a devastating impact on biodiversity around the world. Existing species are disappearing more than the pace on which new species on earth are being discovered. Nearly 1.8 million different species exist on our planet, including 280,000 in the seas and oceans. Every year, 15,000 species are being added to biodiversity, while the discovery mission is far from over yet.

A safe and just operating space for human identity: a systems perspective

Soumis par le dim 11/12/2022 - 03:04

A safe and just operating space for human identity: a systems perspective

By Tom H Oliver, Bob Doherty, et al.

The Lancet Planetary Health, Vol 6, November 2022

Link to paper:

Love, Peace and Sustainability

Soumis par Arthur Dahl le sam 05/11/2022 - 16:12

Love, Peace and Sustainability

Based on a contribution to the Triglav Circle
5 November 2022

The Triglav Circle, which addresses the ethical dimension of social issues, met on 5 November to consider the topic "Universal Selfless Love [Agape] as a Political Philosophy and Practice". The following is my attempt to present a Bahá'í perspective on the topic.