Linking Journalism with the Web of Life
Added by Danielle Nierenberg on July 20, 2011 at 17:02 — No Comments
As Himalayan tribes in Bhutan are forced to slaughter more yaks and erratic rainfall kill yields, villagers resort to appease local deities
Highlanders living at the base of the snowcapped Himalayan Mountains in Bhutan are witnessing unprecedented change in weather patterns. They have no clue why it is happening and resort to blaming their fate or appeasing the mountain gods and local deities or both.
Every winter, they are losing an increasing number…Continue
Added by Tashi Dorji on June 9, 2011 at 15:30 — No Comments
Added by Noam Ross on February 22, 2011 at 17:45 — No Comments
Cross posted from Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet.
As climate change worsens, and fresh water availability grows more erratic, the food security of small-scale farmers throughout Africa will increasingly depend on their water management abilities. Luckily, the tools for improving water management already exist. But, as a recent…
Added by Danielle Nierenberg on August 25, 2010 at 16:47 — No Comments
Added by Brendan Barrett on June 10, 2010 at 2:27 — No Comments