‘Save our rivers, or they will run dry’: international hydrologists release their latest warning to unresponsive governments

INTERVIEW Dr. Margaret Shanafield from Flinders University (Adelaide, New South Wales, Australia) has led a new report on the state of non-perennial (seasonal, intermittent) rivers and streams that have been built on by successive governments in arid regions such as Australia and parts of rural USA. The report issues a stark warning against the continuing … Continue reading ‘Save our rivers, or they will run dry’: international hydrologists release their latest warning to unresponsive governments

Graines Populaires: an interview with the eco movement empowering France’s working class

INTERVIEW As the climate crisis continues to threaten the world's most vulnerable communities and future generations, new visions for enacting change are blossoming around the globe. A testament of this is Graines Populaires, a non-profit organisation shaking up the fight to protect our planet. Dedicating itself to equipping local, working-class communities with the tools needed … Continue reading Graines Populaires: an interview with the eco movement empowering France’s working class

Climate crisis: the international scientific community says it’s time to get real with people

INTERVIEW Biodiversity scientists from Flinders University (Adelaide, Australia), Stanford University (California, USA) and UCLA (California, USA) have released a joint report on the prognosis for the world's climate and global eco systems. This time the language could not be clearer: 'we're on track for a ghastly future' unless change is made fast. Politika News (virtually) … Continue reading Climate crisis: the international scientific community says it’s time to get real with people

Serbia: the air we breathe

REPORT The year 2020 has seen big changes to our lives. Face masks have been introduced into our everyday routine to prevent us from getting infected with COVID-19. Here in Serbia, we don’t like to wear them, mostly because temperatures are still warm and it's uncomfortable, especially when travelling on public transport. Serbian citizens, temporarily … Continue reading Serbia: the air we breathe

Environmentalists in power: the story of Austria’s Greens

REPORT On 7 January 2020 the Austrian Green Party, or Die Grüne Alternative, entered into coalition with the conservative ÖVP, making them the first environmentalist party to ascend to power in Austrian history. As many across Austria ask what is next for the Greens, Politika News follows the story of their rise, fall, and recent … Continue reading Environmentalists in power: the story of Austria’s Greens