Environment

The Nature Conservancy has identified 10 groups that are decisive for the environment in 2019.

Teenagers, women, healthcare professionals or people working with farming are among the 10 NGOs that The Nature Conservancy considers key to defend the environment.

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Earth Overshoot Day poster

It has been named Overshoot Day, the day of excess. Meaning this is the day when humanity consumes all of the resources that the Earth is able to generate in a year, and therefore, we surpass the limit.

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Hurricane shot. Photo: Wikimedia

Some organisations are giving support after the disaster by distributing food, water and other facilities to affected areas. 

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Greenpeace protest against oil drilling. Photo: Wikimedia

The crew of the ship Arctic Sunrise were protesting against Norwegian government allowing oil licenses in violation of the Paris Agreement. 

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Wind Turbine. Photo: Pixabay

“Live from the Air in the Sky” is a pioneering Catalan initiative developed by EOLPOP to build a wind turbine cooperative.

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Conflicts map. Image: EJAtlas

Environmental Justice Atlas (EJAtlas) is a map created by researchers from UAB’s Institute of Environmental Science and Technology with 2,100 cases of environmental conflicts in different parts of the world.

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The expert on project management, crowdfunding and communications for NGO shares his thoughts about what to change for the World Environment Day.

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Colorful plastic straws on a glass container. Photo: Pexels

Global movements around the world strive to educate the public about the consequences of single use plastic, highlighting its effects on our health, our environment and our oceans.

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Tapper App / tapper.com

It has been created by an association from Cornellà de Llobregat and its main purpose is to reduce food waste and promote the utilisation of daily surplus generated by small businesses and restaurants.

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Rebeca Segura, director of Central Parc / Photo: Central Parc

The cooperative Central Parc in San Boi “rescues” abandoned spaces in the Parc Agrari del Baix Llobregat (Baix Llobregat Agricultural Park) near Barcelona and uses it for social economy projects. The cooperative’s director explains this initiative.

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Maddy Bartlett, Savita Custead with Matt Postles / Photo: BNHC

The Festival of Nature is the UK’s largest free celebration of the natural world. We talked about it with Maddy Bartlett, Programmes Officer at the Bristol Natural History Consortium.

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Antina Sander, Deputy Executive Director at RGI, at the 5th European Grid Conference / Photograph: RGI

We have talked with the Deputy Executive Director of the Renewables Grid Initiative about the situation of the renewable energies in Europe and the work of this organization.

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