Indigenous People Forum On Climate Change

   As people from different walks of life gathered in Morocco in the bid to committing to climate actions, indigenous people were not left out. It was interesting to know that indigenous people, though form relatively small community (5% of world’s population), cover a greater percentage of the world’s richest biodiversity (80%). I was privy … Continue reading Indigenous People Forum On Climate Change

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Event Report: UNFF AHEG Meeting, Thailand,2016

Joseph Hall recently attended the UNFF AHEG meeting Major Group Children and Youth in Thailand and produced a detailed report of this event. The United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF) is a high-level policy forum established in 2000 by the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) to promote “the management, conservation and sustainable development … Continue reading Event Report: UNFF AHEG Meeting, Thailand,2016

Report from the Recent LC UBC Event: “Prepping for COP 22 in Marrakech”

(picture: IFSA UBC) by Stephanie Lee “There is no ‘Plan B’ because we do not have a ‘Planet B.’ We have to work and galvanize our action” (UN Secretary-General Ban-Ki Moon) Our LC at the University of British Columbia (Canada) aspires to take steps in this direction by organizing platforms to engage students and the … Continue reading Report from the Recent LC UBC Event: “Prepping for COP 22 in Marrakech”

Interview with Professor JianNan-Liu on Prionailurus Bengalensis (the Leopard Cat) Research in Chinese Taipei

by Jiayi Chew JianNan-Liu is assistant professor at the department of forestry and natural resources (National Chiayi University, Chinese Taipei). He received dual academic training in both forestry and wildlife ecology and has more than 20 years of research experience. What is it about with the struggle of the leopard cats in Chinese Taipei? Everything … Continue reading Interview with Professor JianNan-Liu on Prionailurus Bengalensis (the Leopard Cat) Research in Chinese Taipei

“The Hidden Life of Trees”, Book Review and Interview with Author Peter Wohlleben

(pictures: Greystone Books) by Meike Siegner If we came so far in the 21st century as to credit animals with complex emotional lives and passed laws that extend rights to them; and if the decades long struggle of environmental movements has helped to unleash a broader move towards organic farming practices, can we also shift … Continue reading “The Hidden Life of Trees”, Book Review and Interview with Author Peter Wohlleben