The final piece that pushed me to take action was a recent study showing dramatic declines in insect abundances in German nature reserves. It not only touched me because I was (…)
Expert in biodiversity, changing towards a sustainable way of life since 30 years, convinced that sustainable living brings happiness and happy to share experiences.
Although the Anthropocene and climate change are widely known as scientific issues, they are also significant cultural problems. In literary criticism and ecocriticism, the main (…)
We Change For Life is a project initiated by three scientists,
biologists or climatologist, who wish to raise public awareness about
the emergency to take action to ensure the livability of our planet.
My main concerns about climate change in my researches are the melt of the Greenland ice sheet and the associate sea-level rise. I reduce my carbon footprint in many ways.
My concern, which sometimes keeps me awake at night, is that we, humans, are threatening the very inhabitability of the only inhabitable planet in the solar system
I do not think that there are environmental concerns specific to my field.They are in common with all fields in biological, chemical and biomedical sciences, but here is clearly (…)
Concerns: Challenges regarding climate change, the right to food and food sovereignty are huge in Belgium. Since 1980 we have lost 68 % of our farms and the remaining farms are (…)
I have noticed worrying changes in my garden, including a decrease in the number of birds, insects, bees, and amphibians, … Many changes are needed.
My biggest concern is the increasing concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere, as it causes acidification of the oceans and global warming, leading to climate change and biodiversity (…)
We see a rise in gynaecological cancer in (very) young patient that we cannot fully explain actually – we aslo see, in Belgium especially, a important rise in (…)
As a planetary scientist studying Mars and Venus, I realized how our own planet Earth is unique and extremely fragile and how important it is to preserve it.
In order to recognise that climate change is a problem of individual responsibility, our traditional concepts regarding moral responsibility may need to be revised or expanded.
I am concerned that climate change is currently receiving much more attention than other dimensions of human impacts on the environment. The accumulation of organic and mineral (…)
I organize zero waste workshops (cleaning and cosmetic products) or I ask my students to lead them
Need for better awareness and involvment of whole civil society about environmental degradation. Hope for a world without cars!
Everything has to change: behaviors, spiritual life, political engagement… From a systemic point of view too, we have to move towards a real ecological transition.
Climate action should not only be taken top-down (policy) but also bottom-up. Within this testimony I give an overview of my personnel actions to live in a more sustainable way.