Deforestation in Brazil: an issue that has persisted since the colonial era

Translated by Marine El Hajji To reflect on the 54th episode of PNYX directed by my colleagues of Le Journal International, I would like to go back to the issue of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest. In what way does this deforestation draw from the colonial heritage, but also from the military dictatorship of which Jair […]

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Treedom: 10 years of commitment for the environment

Translated by Claudia Oppong Peprah, proofread by Lauren Valentine In 2010, Treedom was brought to the market in Florence with an ambitious project: selling real trees from a distance, allowing the buyer to keep track of their development. Ten years later, what are the results and the prospects? ”It was during the years when Facebook’s […]

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Our Top 10 sustainable initiatives from around the world

TRANSLATED BY LUCY HARRIES AND LISETE FERNANDES “2016 in 366 initiatives; for the reinvention of our world”. That’s the title chosen by Efficycle , a media site who specialises in the current events regarding sustainable development, for their yearly special edition. Yet another to add to their collection.  Called Florilège. Business is flourishing around the world. […]

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