Mixed messages this month. Exciting news and global stress make for a colorful news-soup for this wormfood. The UN stresses that we need to eat less meat if we're to counter the effects of global climate change. Russia is chiming in by wanting to become the world leader in organic food. At the same time, energy from wastewater is making headway, nitrogen emissions are causing worries, and disappearing urban green space is becoming a global concern.
Read all about it in this wormfood.
Russia wants to become the world’s largest supplier of organic foods. After taking a stand against GMO seeds last year, the country aims to choose different path in food production.
Education is the key to avoid suffering. A school in Sudan trains midwives to end FGM (Female Genital Mutilation). Over 135 million girls and women in the world went through FGM, a cultural practice that leaves them emotionally and physically scarred.
Book: “A Sustainist Lexicon” presents seven words for a changing time. Author Michiel Schwarz shows how emerging cultures design our living environment. Read how he explores: circularity, co-design, placemaking, local, commons, connectedness and propotionality.
Event: For everyone who is challenged by urban data. The 29th of March the European Beyond Data Event takes place in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
Workshops: Next week new Integrated Sustainability workshops with SiD. Some spaces left, sign up today!