Sustainable forestry traditions of Indonesia’s Dayak Iban community bring forward climate change solutions — One World, One Voice

The Dayak Iban community of Sungai Utik, Indonesia have long fought to protect the remote forests of Kapuas Hulu in West Kalimantan, of which they are guardians. The tribe have persistently and consistently defended the rainforest they depend on from being bought over or destroyed by industry and illegal loggers since the 1980s. The Dayak […] via Sustainable forestry traditions of Indonesia’s Dayak Iban community bring … Continue reading Sustainable forestry traditions of Indonesia’s Dayak Iban community bring forward climate change solutions — One World, One Voice

Peruvian sisters create artificial reservoirs atop mountains, drawing on ancient indigenous wisdom for climate solution to water scarcity in the Andes

When it comes to climate solutions and solutions of any kind in fact, they can be found by looking to the past which is exactly what Peru-based agricultural engineers and sisters Magdalena and Marcela Machaca did in order to deal with water scarcity in the south-central region. Drawing on ancient indigenous wisdom, the sisters decided to build artificial reservoirs high in the mountains to harvest … Continue reading Peruvian sisters create artificial reservoirs atop mountains, drawing on ancient indigenous wisdom for climate solution to water scarcity in the Andes

Three natural strategies that can help solve the climate crisis

Three natural strategies that could help solve the climate crisis include restoring forests, protecting wildlife and rebuilding coastal habitats, according to The YEARS Project. In the below video, The YEARS Project shows how turning to the power of nature could get “a third of the way to our climate change goals without any technology at all”. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She … Continue reading Three natural strategies that can help solve the climate crisis

Medellín’s Green Corridors provide climate solution and increase biodiversity in Columbian city

Colombia’s second largest city, Medellín, is adapting to climate change and giving residents a better quality of life by creating green corridors, areas thick with vegetation, along 18 roads and 12 waterways. The urban greening programme, known as Green Corridors, is increasing biodiversity and reducing heat stress in the city. Cooling is created by more shading, cuts to the heat radiated by solid surfaces such … Continue reading Medellín’s Green Corridors provide climate solution and increase biodiversity in Columbian city

The Climate Tile: Pilot project on Copenhagen sidewalk trials new climate adaption system for future cities

The Climate Tile, an innovative tile designed for urban spaces to hep catch and redirect 30% of the projected extra rainwater due to climate change, is preventing floods in a Copenhagen neighbourhood as part of a pilot project. The tile, which has been in development by Danish startup Tredje Natur since 2014, was installed in Copenhagen’s Nørrebro neighbourhood last September, on a 50-metre-stretch in front … Continue reading The Climate Tile: Pilot project on Copenhagen sidewalk trials new climate adaption system for future cities