Listening to indigenous peoples

Listening to indigenous peoples More and more indigenous people are participating and appearing at biodiversity conferences. Dressed in their majestic headdresses and traditional dress, they brighten up the meetings. Will they be given a voice? Change your strategy In 2010, COP 10 on biodiversity was held in Japan. The strategic plan drawn up and adopted…

COP15, historic commitments!

COP15, historic commitments! After several days of debates and discussions, COP15 ends with agreements. What can we learn from the conclusions of the Montreal COP15 on biodiversity? Four years of dialogue come to an end Because of the covid-19 crisis, the 15th global biodiversity conference had to wait patiently for its time to come. Considered…

Quebec universities get involved

Quebec universities get involved The University of Oxford and the United Nations Environment Programme have decided to set up a new global initiative. This program will help lead the education sector toward a greener future. A joint initiative The next generations are ready to face the challenges of biodiversity. On the second day of COP…

COP 15: looking for solutions

COP 15: looking for solutions COP 15 brings together delegates from around the world to find solutions for preserving oceans, forests, and endangered species, but also to achieve a “peace deal with nature”. The first findings COP 15 has shown that biodiversity is continuing to deteriorate. The figures speak for themselves: 2,028 threatened species have…

Africa transforms electronic waste

Africa transforms electronic waste African entrepreneurs are bringing e-waste back to life! Africa is tackling a global scourge: electronic waste. Workers and entrepreneurs are building this new circular economy. A circular economy In Africa, a new ecosystem was born: that of faulty electronic devices. Instead of leaving these materials in the garbage, informal workers and…

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Clean water from waste

Clean water from waste Currently, 1 in 4 people in the world lacks clean drinking water. A Ugandan chemist may have a solution. Uganda People in Uganda rely on water supplied by the state, even though this may not mean it is clean. Some people develop typhoid from the tap water, resulting from chlorine being…

Paris: parking spaces replaced by vegetable gardens

Paris: Parking Spaces Replaced by Vegetable Gardens Paris is becoming more and more congested. There is a lack of green spaces, which makes the capital less and less welcoming, but also more and more polluted. An Environmental Project Replace 50% of parking spaces with gardens? This is Anne Hidalgo’s environmental challenge. Called “10 m2 en…

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Plastic-free for you and me

Plastic-free for you and me France goes plastic-free for 2022 by banning 30 types of plastic; more improvements for our planet to come. Plastic ban In 2022, France has banned 30 types of plastics from being consumed. Government officials estimate this change will save a billion items of single-use plastic from being used every year.…