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Archive for November 7th, 2011

It’s Not That Easy Going Green »

Last week marked a historic occasion in human history as we saw our global population rise to over 7 billion people.
This event sparked discussion about human achievements that have brought about this change, and also about issues that are bound to get worse due to the resources required to sustain such a large number of [...]

Trying to Stay Green »

Did you know that while Colombia has only 0.8% of the planet’s terrestrial surface, yet it is still the country with the third greatest biodiversity in the world? That’s right! So, when thinking of Colombia, make sure you always picture a geographically and natural privileged territory, full of contrast.

Ecological Politics or Political Ecology? »

Is France really going Green? Or is Green simply “the new black”? Is ecology the new “à la mode” thing or are we about to witness a dramatic change in the Hexagon?
With the presidential elections coming up in just seven months, the words “ecology” (“écologie”) and “sustainable development” (“développement durable”) are everywhere in [...]

Go Green, Live Rich »

As a person who loves taking pictures everywhere, since I came here two months ago I’ve found that all the pictures here are so clear, bright and colorful. They’re totally different from those I took in China. Every time I try to Photoshop those pictures of my country, I feel a little bit guilty because [...]

Going Green? »

When, for the most part, the world spins around the ideals of consumerism and capitalism, it is often hard to reconcile these motifs with an environmental awareness. In the case of Spain, and in the past few years, there has been an evident effort from governmental quarters to implement policies that may contribute to a [...]

What is the sustainable Green movement? »

These says, we are trying to save and protect the environment all around the world.  There are many campaigns to live sustainably and preserve the environment in Japan as well.  I would like to tell you about some things being done by many citizens in Japan.

The Trend to Go Green »

The German political party that has its main interest in environmental policy is called „Bündnis 90/Die Grünen“. The central idea of their policy is ecological, economical and social sustainability. The party „Die Grünen“  was founded in the 1980s and has its origins in the anti-nuclear power, ecology, peace and women’s movement of the 1970s. In 1993 [...]