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Stories from the Frontline: The Maasai Eviction in Tanzania

Extractivism, ecocide and the effects of the climate and ecological crisis do not affect the global population equally. As the climate crisis escalates and we move closer to COP26 this November, countries in the Global North continue to offer green washed promises and speculative solutions which allow them to continue business as usual whilst exploiting those who have contributed the least to…

Debate: Are Farting Cows Killing Our Planet?

This article has caused some debate amoungst the Curious.Earth community and it is not represesentive of everyones views. We do however understand we need to hear everyones voice if we are to make the best decisions for our future. Got beef with the article or Loining for more? Email us hello@curious.earth Curious.Earth Team Plant-based diets are on trend, and not only with…

Green revolution brings fresh hope in the midst of climate emergency

What’s Going On Here? After weeks of coverage of severe climate disasters and the world’s leading climate scientists delivering their starkest warning yet, stating that major climate changes are inevitable and irreversible, we all are ready for some GOOD NEWS – so let’s clear the stage for some updates on the UK’s green revolution!  What Does This Mean? Last month, the Independent…

Stories from the Frontline: “The Fight for Life” – The Indigenous Resistance in Brazil

Extractivism, ecocide and the effects of the climate and ecological crisis do not affect the global population equally. As the climate crisis escalates and we move closer to COP26 this November, countries in the Global North continue to offer green washed promises and speculative solutions which allow them to continue business as usual whilst exploiting those who have contributed the least to…

Nearly 20% of tropical forests threatened by overlapping extractive industries

What’s Going On Here? A new study from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) and WWF has revealed that around 20% of intact tropical forests overlap with extractive industries, mining, oil and gas projects. This overlapping area amounts to 975,000 km2, almost equivalent to the size of Egypt! What Does This Mean? Tropical Intact Forest Landscapes (IFLs) are defined as continuous patches of forest…

Histoires de la ligne de front Episode 3 : Virunga sans énergie fossile

“Le parc national des Virunga, situé dans l’est de la RDC (République démocratique du Congo), est un patrimoine mondial de l’UNESCO, un site Ramsar et le plus ancien parc national d’Afrique. Le parc a une valeur universelle incroyable pour sa biodiversité et sa beauté naturelle, et abrite l’une des dernières populations de gorilles de montagne de la planète. Les Virunga abritent également…