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Climate Change and Arctic Indigenous People

The Arctic is currently almost always under discussion when climate change is mentioned. In mid July satellite images pictured the rapid melting of the ice sheet in Greenland, and on the BBC’s website alone more than 700 people commented on an article about the melting. The user Dragonwight believes that, given the fact that Greenland’s … Continue reading

It’s a matter of time …

On 29th of July the „Nature Climate Change Journal“ published a study on the glaciar melting and water supply in the Tien Shan (Central Asia) (for instance, Der Tagesanzeiger and the NZZ reported). The Tien Shan is shared by five countries (Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and China). All of them will have to cope with … Continue reading

More Dams …

The incident in Thailand kept on running through my mind and I was wondering whether there are more protests against dam constructions worldwide. So I kept on doing some research. The government of Honduras is planning to build three dams on the River Patuca which would have a serious impact on the ecosystem. Indigenous people … Continue reading

DAMned future

Dams are supposed to be our future since they produce energie without the unwanted waste products. Waste products are all those that could harm our nature. They are products which one can scientifically research and learn how to minimise their negative environmental effects. Only waste products which are not of “social importance” are frequently ignored … Continue reading

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