A new environment fund aimed at making it easier for people to connect with the natural environment has been launched by the Northern Ireland’s Department for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA).
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde warned on Saturday that the increasing presence of technology giants using big data and artificial intelligence could cause a significant disruption to the world’s financial system.
The Natural Life Village, which is run by Bademler Agriculture and Development Cooperative in İzmir, helps urban dwellers return to the natural way of living. Featuring bungalow houses, production areas and tracks for hiking and cycling, the village is a breath of fresh air for those who are fed up with city life.
Sea and nature lover Şinasi Yelkenci, who describes himself as the garbage man of the sea, exhibits the works he created with waste that he collected from the sea in Cennet Beach in Burgazada— the third largest of the Princes' Islands in the Sea of Marmara, near Istanbul, Turkey.
The role of culture and diverse knowledge systems needs to be recognized when assessing nature's contributions to people, a new policy forum paper in Science states. Alexander van Oudenhoven and thirty global experts present a new approach that will increase the effectiveness and legitimacy of policies and decisions relating to nature and environmental change.