Category: “Sin categoría”

The environmental changes in Brazil, planned or only a whim.

With my 35 years of experience in the environmental area and environmental activism in Brazil and Internationally, I was silent, waiting for a miracle to happen and for God to enlighten our president and our governors, showing the appropriate ways for the Brazilian environmental Strategy. Unfortunately, this government no longer considers the environmental issue strategically and puts it at aread more

Earth, water and fire: The true power of integral projects in Maasai communities

Take a moment to look around. Are you reading this article at your own home or your office? If that’s so, you’re likely to be surrounded by artifacts specially designed to give you comfort: air conditioning or heating devices, hard and sturdy walls, kitchens and stoves, water taps, and many others. These things we often take for granted are actuallyread more

There’s a new paradigm in sustainable development and you can be a part of it!

It is said that what can’t be measured doesn’t exist. While this principle doesn’t necessarily hold true in everyday life, science and technology do require the most exhaustive data gathering in order to make the best researches, hypothesis and developments. That’s the role of standards (such as ISO): they are a set of guidelines and frameworks, internationally agreed upon, onread more

7 ways and 70 tips for the care of the environment

Numbers that scare of our environment 9 MILLIONS​ “TONS OF PLASTIC WASTE END UP IN THE OCEAN EVERY YERAR” 3,5 MILLIONS​ “PEOPLE DIE EVERY YEAR FROM WATER RELATED DISEASES. MOST OF THESE PEOPLE ARE CHILDREN (2.2 MILLION)” 4FOOTBALL STADIUM “THEY ARE DEFILE IN THE ARCTIC PER MINUTE BECAUSE OF GLOBAL WARMING” These are numbers that worry us all but ..¿What areread more

Empowering Maasai Women through caring for the environment.

¿Do you know how Maasai women are being empowered?​ At present, the Maasai community is going through great difficulties, but there are organizations working hard to improve this situation.   And Maasai women are the main protagonists of the change Main problems of the Maasai Breathe unsafe air Lack of electrical network Lack of water In Maasai households, they coexistread more