London: clean rivers!

London: Clean Rivers! Programs restore London’s rivers. Restoration programs The Catchment Partnerships in London (CPiL) brings together communities and stakeholders committed to the restoration of local rivers. The association that presides over this organization, Thames21, mobilizes about 7000 volunteers across London! To restore rivers to their natural state, the ecological group fights against pollution, limits…

A first: NASA counts all the trees on Earth

A first: NASA counts all the trees on Earth NASA is counting trees that had never been included in the maps. A breakthrough for research and the fight against global warming. Technology to account for all trees on Earth Researchers at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, are teaming up with international scientists…

Social farming therapy

Social farming therapy Persistent mental disorders Traditional therapies for people with psychological or psychiatric disorders are not always effective. Recovery remains all the more complex as patients are prone to social exclusion. The feeling of not belonging to the system is also found among young people with serious academic difficulties. And, among those with drug…

Tomorrow’s agriculture is regenerative

Tomorrow’s agriculture is regenerative Eating has become a political and environmental issue. While massive agriculture is at the heart of criticism, a new form of culture at the antipodes of it is developing: regenerative agriculture. The harmful effects of the agricultural industry Faced with an increasing demand for food products, a massive agricultural industry has…

The world is changing, so are the energies!

The world is changing, so are the energies! In Japan and the United States, citizens are investing in renewable resources. They are ensuring their resilience to future disasters while empowering themselves at the same time. Independent and resilient power grids Communities are developing a renewable energy network. Since the disasters of March 2011, the Japanese,…

Saving the Amazon rainforest

Saving the Amazon rainforest Nemonte Nenkimo, an indigenous woman, is among the 100 most influential people in Time magazine’s ranking. Her struggle? It is the survival of her people and the Amazon forest. Victorious combat that she leads against the giants of this world. The Amazon rainforest must be protected! Nemonte Nenkimo confronts oil and…

Uganda: Gorillas’ “Baby Boom”

Uganda: Gorillas’ “Baby Boom” Mountain gorillas, threatened by poaching, have taken advantage of the quarantine to increase their numbers. An endangered species Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in Uganda is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is home to about 400 mountain gorillas, almost half of the world’s mountain gorilla population. These gorillas are found…

A Swiss scientist replants the forest in Brazil

A Swiss scientist replants the forest in Brazil The Brazilian forest is the largest in the world, but also the most damaged. However, a Swiss scientist has found a way to replant trees where nothing could grow anymore. Brazilian deforestation The mata atlântica is  a large tropical forest in the state of Bahia in Brazil.…

To the rescue of coral reefs

To the rescue of coral reefs A British family has sold their London home in favor of launching the world’s smallest nature reserve to save Seychelles’ coral reef system. The need for corals for the marine world Almost 70% of the greenhouse gas we produce is absorbed by corals, considered to be the forests of…