Nuclear weapons have been posing a threat to humanity for 75 years — ever since the U.S. bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945.

ICAN has campaigned for a ban treaty on nuclear weapons, inside and outside the United Nations headquarters, for over a decade (Flickr/ICAN)

As COVID-19 spreads, people are showing a growing interest in permaculture principles and techniques to heal their lives, communities and the planet.

(Flickr/Local Food Initiative)

In the absence of an effective response by Brazil’s right-wing government to an oil disaster five months ago, civil society is rising to the challenge.

Greenpeace activists protest in front of the Palácio do Planalto, in Brasília, symbolically taking the oil spill in the Northeast region of Brazil and burnt Amazon trees to the official workplace of the president of Brazil. (Greenpeace/Adriano Machado)

Throughout Portugal, people are organizing to stop a boom in lithium mining, as the government rushes to become Europe’s top supplier of the valuable mineral.

A protest against lithium mining in Lisbon on Sept. 21. (Lusa/António Pedro Santos)

As people around the world pray for Amazonia, indigenous Brazilians are taking action for social and environmental justice.

Free Land Camp is the main and largest annual assembly of indigenous leaders coming from the five regions of Brazil. (Greenpeace)

Starts with uncovering the root causes of the problem

Photo by Lucas Favre on Unsplash

What can we learn from climate activists?

Students hold up signs at COP24, the United Nations conference on climate change (Photo: Imperial College London)

Marina Martinez

Global sustainability researcher. Writing about the controversial relationships among People, Nature, and Economy.

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