23.06.2021
“No Good Choices Left”: Our Dilemma Under a White Sky

After her Pulitzer-winning The Sixth Extinction, Elizabeth Kolbert’s new book, Under a White Sky, describes the world of “techno-fixes” to the damage we have inflicted on nature. Today, the world faces the dilemma that even the most well-intentioned interventions risk making matters worse, though we may no longer have the luxury of refusing them. In a century that will be shaped by the climate crisis, learning to navigate humanity’s “mixture of hubris and cluelessness” when dealing with nature will be essential.

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18.02.2021
Capital Versus Biosphere: An Eco-social Agenda Fit for the Times

For a Covid-19 recovery that addresses both present and future needs, Europe will need to prioritise three key elements.

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30.11.2020
Roots in Nature: The Pathogen and the Politics of Biodiversity

Pandemics and the resurgence of diseases are driven by the mismanagement of nature and wildlife. Yet, biodiversity has not fully broken through onto the political agenda.

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03.07.2020
Agroecology as the Answer to Global Food and Climate Crises

The moment is now to redefine our food systems around principles of sustainability and justice.

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10.06.2020
Facing Megafires: Forests as Commons

Uncontrollable fires rage across the world. What does it mean to live in the Pyrocene epoch?

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11.03.2020
All Ground Is Fertile Ground: Attitudes to Ecology across Europe

Selected infographics offer a data-driven snapshot of ecological perceptions and realities and across Europe.

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21.02.2020
Can Europe’s farmland support biodiversity?

LIFE projects in the Netherlands offer pointers on how public policy can redress the balance between farming and biodiversity.

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10.07.2019
Time to Rebel: Civil Disobedience for the Planet

A discussion with the Extinction Rebellion activist on the international climate group’s disruptive tactics in London and their demands for climate action.

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22.05.2019
The Roof Is on Fire: How Europe Can Save the Planet

WWF Germany’s Michael Schäfer explains what is at stake in the European elections from an environmental and biodiversity perspective.

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22.03.2019
Restoring Biodiversity through Rewilding

Rewilding might not be perfect or completely true to lost primeval worlds, but it does offer a positive way forward to bring back wildlife and restore vital natural processes.

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