Trees and soil, our strategy to fight climate change

Trees and soil, our strategy to fight climate change

The fifth report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reveals that climate change is underway and is entirely of anthropogenic origin, i.e. it is caused by humans. Although the introduction of innovative low carbon technologies, global temperature increased by 0.7 °C in the last two centuries.   The effects of temperature rise could

Climate change explained in a 60-second video

Climate change explained in a 60-second video

Everybody talk about climate change, but most people wouldn’t be able to explain it in a simple way, and in 60 seconds. Scientists of the Royal society and the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) decided to make a video tutorial on climate change. It reminds us the one used by Al Gore’s documentary, “An Inconvenient

Climate change fuels child labour in India

Climate change fuels child labour in India

Disasters caused by climate change bring many Indian families to their knees, reaching extreme poverty levels. Condition that leads mothers and fathers to put their children in human traffickers’ hands, making them work illegally or forcing them in the prostitution racket.  This dramatic situation has been revealed by the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Kailash Satyarthi,

Amaranth, the plant saving Argentinian families

Amaranth, the plant saving Argentinian families

Amaranth has high quality nutrients: its small grains (1 gram contains 1,000-3,000 grains depending on the variety) are rich in proteins and have a high content of calcium and phosphorus. Thanks to the lack of gluten, it is an ideal product for celiac and diabetic people’s diets.     The monks who accompanied the conquistadores