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
The current biodiversity crisis is still underrepresented in the news. I recently started the "Hedgehogstreet" project in the city I live in.
The threat from climate change, if tackled now, offers the possibility for a real societal renaissance. Each of us can contribute as a enlightened customer and citizen/voter.
As a researcher in biodiversity conservation, I am concerned with the impacts of an anthropogenic cocktail of pressures on the natural environment, including climate change.
I am Hendrik Wouters, researcher at Ghent University. I study the emergence of heat waves, drought and intense precipitation. I have participated in the latest climate report from (...)
Towards a more sustainable mobility and logistics system
Every small step we take as individuals helps but a real transition will require collective action at all levels. Research can help.
What moves me the most is the definitive disappearance of species and the climate sceptic movements. I try to be an actor of change on a daily basis.
It's not a matter of one 'or' the other. We all will have to unite in doing everything that can be done together.
Huge biodiversity losses are taking place, caused by global warming and accelerated by massive deforestation.