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Considerations on Cancun
Globe Lifestyle Okology

Considerations on Cancun

The 11th December 2010 saw Cancun host the annual UN Climate Change summit, bringing together representatives from 190 countries; however, as with the previous summit in Copenhagen, many ecologists have condemned the summit as a failure. A Conference in Toronto, jointly organised by The Toronto Climate Campaign, the Council of […]

The blue gold wars
Okology

The blue gold wars

In November 2002 water broke free from its history: 145 countries recognised that it was a fundamental human right and accepted the obligation to guarantee the right of access to it, free fom geographical, ethnic or social restrictions. Monica del Pilar Uribe Marin However, the reality today falls short of […]

Freeganism, an alternative lifestyle
Lifestyle Okology

Freeganism, an alternative lifestyle

Every day, and all over the world, tonnes of food are wasted by millions of homes, industries and companies. And it’s not always because the food is past its sell-by date or in some way unfit for human consumption; it’s thrown into the bin simply because it’s “not needed”.   […]

Mexico: EcoFest in Monterrey
Latin America Okology

Mexico: EcoFest in Monterrey

The ‘Parque Fundidora’ park comprises 172 hectares in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey, and was built over the site of the first integrated steel company in Latin America. After the closure of the Fundidora Monterrrey company in 1986, the industrial complex was converted into the ecological lung of the […]