Freshwater

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% […]

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Humanity Has Wiped out 60% of Animal Populations

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 […]

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Youth for Sustainability Meeting in Ljubljana

More than sixty ISKCON youth and twelve youth leaders participated in a project that included four inspiring youth exchanges during 2017 and 2018. Two years ago, six devotees from different organizations started to organize youth exchanges at several communities in Europe. They saw a need for ISKCON’s youth to get together, develop deep friendships, integrate […]

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Farm Conference in Scotland

The 2018 European Farm Conference, which was held in Karuna Bhavan, Scotland, was a wonderful, enlivening experience. Dr. Lisa Cameron MP opened the Farm Conference on behalf of the Scottish 1st Minister, Nicola Sturgeon and although the weather in Scotland was cold and wet, the residents of Karuna Bhavan (or Krishna Eco Farm) were able […]

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The Ocean without Fish

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 […]

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Set up Your Own Drip Irrigation System

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 […]

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