Dumping Plastic Waste
It is unbelievable, but western governments are dumping millions of tonnes of plastic waste on developing countries with paradise coastlines instead of recycling it! We have all seen shocking pictures of paradise beaches choked with plastic waste. But I bet none of us knew the plastic could be from Europe, the US, and Canada. Right […]
Humanity Has Wiped out 60% of Animal Populations
Follow the water, and you can understand much of humanity’s past and future. Water makes up about 70% of the human body, and covers 70% of Earth’s surface. Importantly, however, the 70% figure for the Earth grants scant solace to our ecological crisis. Seawater—salty—accounts for 97.5% of all that water on Earth. A further 1.75% […]
End of the Year Festivals = Ecological Disasters?
According to world’s leading scientists the huge loss is a tragedy in itself but also threatens the survival of human civilization. Humanity has wiped out 60% of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles since 1970, leading the world’s foremost experts to warn that the annihilation of wildlife is now an emergency that threatens civilisation. The new estimate […]
The Only Way Out
Some useful ideas so that Christmas and New Year’s festivals would not become ecological disasters.
The Ocean without Fish
Bill Gates writes in his latest blog post  that it is not enough to switch to renewable energy sources in order to stabilize the climate change process.
Set up Your Own Drip Irrigation System
Overfishing could leave the oceans empty in our lifetime. The appetite of the industrial fishing industry is creating an ocean without fish, they are wiping out fish faster than they can reproduce – and shockingly, companies worldwide receive taxpayer subsidies to over-harvest our seas. But industry will not give up their tax-payer handouts easily – so activists have a plan […]
Primeval Forests Disappearing Faster and Faster
In recent years, we have experienced that periods of excessive rainfall are often followed by severe droughts. Certainly, many of us have come to the conclusion: let us not lose the results of autumn and spring gardening and we are not going to let the drought destroy our crops. With advice from the gardeners of […]
Jane Goodall’s Message on Earth’s Day
Annually, more than 87,000 square kilometres of the world’s forests disappeared from 2014 to 2016. This is a 20 percent faster devastation than in the previous ten years.
The Functioning Village is the Best Map for the Balanced Human Self
This is a short video on Jane Goodall’s personal message on Earth Day 2018.
This article is from the Ecovillages Learning Institute addressing the important topic of The Building and Regeneration of Ecosocially Sustainable Communities. It focuses and analyzes community and society from the point of view of childhood development. We sincerely hope you will enjoy reading it.