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Hans Rosling: Global population growth, box by box

Hans Rosling: Global population growth, box by box
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La Moda Sostenible destacará en MOMAD Metropolis | SlowFashionNextSlowFashionNext Publicado por el equipo Slow Fashion Nex Éste viernes, 9 de septiembre en IFEMA Madrid, comienza una nueva edición de MOMAD Metrópolis (Salón Internacional de Textil y Complementos) y de MOMAD Shoes (Salón Internacional de Calzado y Complementos), edición en la que la Moda Sostenible tiene una presencia destacada. MOMAD, es una cita ineludible para agentes, cadenas de tiendas, detallistas, fabricantes, grandes almacenes, grandes superficies, importador-mayorista o tiendas online, que lo visitan para comprar mercancía para sus establecimientos, ver de primera mano las tendencias y para estar en contacto con los profesionales del sector. Paneles informativos que nos complace compartir más abajo con todos vosotros. Una gran novedad en MOMAD para esta edición es la MOMAD Fashion Lab, un espacio de debate y conocimiento organizado en colaboración con Modaes.es y la Asociación Empresarial del Comercio Textil y Complementos (Acotex).

How to save the planet? Stop having children | Frankie Mullin | Society “I was sterilised after the birth of my second son because I believed I had no right to have more than two children – it would have been more than my reproductive share,” says Pippa Hayes, 56. “Humans are tipping the balance with the natural world, to the detriment of both humanity and the other species that share our lovely, finite planet.” As a GP, Hayes feels strongly that medical professionals should encourage people to have smaller families. “Doctors should be promoting replacement number of children; two per couple, one per single parent,” she says. “We don’t need to do this by coercion, we just need to talk about it.” Hayes is not alone in believing that bringing children into the world is an act of such environmental destructiveness that it requires mitigating. Likewise Claire Coveney, 32, who decided at 26 she didn’t want a family. Population Matters has seen its membership double in the last five years and now has 6,000 people on its mailing list.

10 crímenes medioambientales que cometes en la cocina de tu casa | Gastro Cuando estás preparando unos huevos rellenos y, al abrir la lata de atún, decides tirar el aceite por el fregadero. O cuando descubres que hay 12 yogures pasados de fecha en la nevera... y los tiras. O cada vez que comes pescado azul porque dicen que es bueno (pero que es siempre salmón a la plancha). Otros se producen fuera, pero también tienen que ver con la comida: hacer la compra on-line, utilizar bolsas de plástico desechables ("total, son cinco céntimos de nada"), adquirir electrodomésticos poco eficientes... Echar aceite por el fregadero.

The Rise of Men Who Don’t Work, and What They Do Instead Continue reading the main story Men in 2000| At every age, the chances of not working have changed in the last 15 years. Teenagers are far more likely not to work. Older people are retiring later and working more. In the late 1960s, almost all men between the ages of 25 and 54 went to work. Of course, the economy was stronger in 2000 than it is today, with a lower official unemployment rate — the share of people not working and actively looking for work — than today. The remaining two-thirds is made up of those who are not working and not looking for work. School About 13 percent of the increase in prime-age nonworkers, including a substantial fraction of the younger ones, comes among people who say they are in school. To the extent that rising nonwork reflects more men graduating from school, that’s good news. Some men in school say they would like to be working part time but they’ve given up looking for a job. Continue reading the main story Changes between 2000 and 2014 Disability

Así nos ayudará la tecnología a cultivar nuestros propios alimentos No es casual la tendencia de los huertos urbanos e incluso de los micro huertos, que podemos tener en espacios tan reducidos como el balcón o incluso en el alféizar de las ventanas. Cultivar nuestros propios alimentos obedece a muy distintas razones y ninguna de ellas parece estar en horas bajas. Muy al contrario, si de modas que han llegado para quedarse se trata, el cultivo de alimentos es un firme candidato. Sin embargo, mucho queda que avanzar para que los resultados nos permitan poder prescindir de los supermercados. El entramado industrial del sector agrícola sigue siendo, con diferencia, la fórmula dominante. Pero las cosas podrían cambiar. Gracias a sensores, la elaboración de algoritmos y, por ejemplo, a software, entre otros apps y sistemas o marcos de trabajo de código abierto, se podrán recrear las condiciones idóneas para que nuestras frutas y verduras crezcan en un entorno idóneo. La revolución de los datos ¿Ciencia ficción? Open Agricultre, el proyecto del MIT

Ikea's Mobile, Easy-To-Assemble Shelters Will Bring Safety, Comfort To Thousands Of Refugees Thousands of refugees who braved winter’s brutal conditions have more than just milder weather to look forward to this summer. After pursuing extensive research and testing, the Ikea Foundation and the U.N. Refugee Agency (UNHCR) are preparing to roll out 10,000 innovative shelters for refugees that will provide the very basics any human would need to survive. Requiring no additional tools, the 188-square-foot Better Shelter can accommodate five people, is easy to assemble and is fitted with a solar panel and lamp. Two men assemble a Better Shelter prototype in Hilawyen Refugee camp, Dollo Ado, Ethiopia in July 2013. Across the globe, 13 million refugees rely on UNHCR’s services, and a common issue displaced people bemoan the most is not having access to light. “My 15-year-old brother Eyad is very traumatized from what happened in Syria,” Amer, who now resides in Al Azraq refugee camp in Jordan, told UNHCR. The interior of a Better Shelter prototype in Kawergosk Refugee Camp, Erbil, Iraq.

Servicios conscientes: seguros, banca, móvil, luz, internet... Miguel Perles. Charlas Conscientes #5 - Viviendo Consciente Es necesario ser lo suficientemente visibles para generar un cambio en la sociedad. Miguel Perles. Entrega #5 de las Charlas Conscientes. La charla de este episodio consciente la mantenemos con Miguel Perles. En esta charla profundizamos en el mundo de los servicios personales y de hogar, como compañías de teléfono, electricidad, seguros de coche y hogar, bancos, , etc. Dale al play y descubre cómo tú también puedes poner consciencia en los servicios comunes para tu hogar y tu familia: En esta charla con Miguel hablamos de: "23 ideas probadas para un estilo de vida saludable, sostenible y consciente" Además, cada semana recibirás un email con ideas y herramientas para llevar a tu vida cotidiana. Acerca de la autora, Noemí Rodríguez Soy Noemí Rodríguez, la autora del blog Viviendo Consciente, donde comparto ideas y herramientas prácticas para ayudarte a llevar un estilo de vida más sano, sostenible y consciente.

Dutch nursing home offers rent-free housing to students Student Onno Selbach interacts with two nursing home residents at Humanitas in the Netherlands. Selbach helped create an intergenerational program there that offers students rent-free housing. Photo courtesy of Humanitas A nursing home in the Netherlands allows university students to live rent-free alongside the elderly residents, as part of a project aimed at warding off the negative effects of aging. In exchange for small, rent-free apartments, the Humanitas retirement home in Deventer, Netherlands, requires students to spend at least 30 hours per month acting as “good neighbors,” Humanitas head Gea Sijpkes said in an email to PBS NewsHour. Officials at the nursing home say students do a variety of activities with the older residents, including watching sports, celebrating birthdays and, perhaps most importantly, offering company when seniors fall ill, which helps stave off feelings of disconnectedness.

Zarzalejo en Transicion Glasgow’s living-wage policy shames corporate giants | Kevin McKenna By any instrument you wish to measure it, 2014 has been an outstanding year for Glasgow. As our biggest city is the boiler house that heats the nation’s economy and culture, that means that this has been a year like no other for the rest of the country too. The Commonwealth Games were successfully delivered with so much style and zip that an event that was in danger of becoming a sporting irrelevance has now been revivified. Glasgow also hosted the UK and Commonwealth’s main commemorations of the start of the First World War, the MTV Europe Music Awards and the BBC Sports Personality of the Year. Yet the city’s proudest moment was announced just last week but to curiously little media fanfare. If this were to be rolled out across every council in the UK, the lives of multitudes of our fellow citizens would improve dramatically. Thus votes and debates in Westminster can be bought in the ancient cottage industry of giving English Tory MPs shares in interested companies.

Todmorden, el pueblo-huerta británico que es modelo de autosuficiencia alimentaria Todmorden queda en West Yorkshire, Inglaterra. Tiene 15 mil habitantes y durante décadas fue un pueblo más de la campiña británica. Hasta que en los últimos años se convirtió en escenario del proyecto que le dio fama mundial: Incredible Edible (algo así como “increíble comestible”), una experiencia inédita de producción agrícola colectiva que consiste en sembrar en espacios públicos desde vegetales y frutas hasta hierbas medicinales, disponibles para que cualquiera se sirva de ellos a piacere. Los cultivos son cuidados por una red de 280 voluntarios: cada uno dedica dos mañanas al mes a esta tarea. Así, la comunidad no sólo se autoabastece durante todo el año, sino que el excedente se comparte en la “gran fiesta anual de la cosecha”, que alguna vez tuvo al mismísimo príncipe Carlos como invitado de honor. Al salir de la estación de trenes, un mapa muestra al visitante la ubicación de las respectivas plantaciones y, bajo la consigna “Help yourself!” Ecoportal.net Buenos Aires Market

Explicit cookie consent WHETHER it was the Mediterranean's deadliest refugee drowning in decades remains to be seen. But it was certainly terrible, and its political effects could spread far. One of the survivors of a refugee boat that capsized late on the night of April 18th in the waters between Libya and the Italian island of Lampedusa said that at least 700 people had been on board. Just 28 have been rescued so far. That would make it by far the worst maritime disaster in the Mediterranean since World War II. On April 19th the Italian coast guard sounded a cautionary note on the casualty figures. What is beyond doubt, though, is that the migrants crossing the Mediterranean to Europe are dying this year at an unprecedented rate. Why? The second factor is that the smugglers are cramming more and more people on ever more vulnerable craft as they run short of boats. What to do?

Living Planet Report 2016 | WWF Donate to WWF Your support will help us build a future where humans live in harmony with nature. Enter Yes if you accept the terms and conditions AddThis Sharing Sidebar Share: Share to Facebook , Number of shares12.1K Share to TwitterShare to Google+Share to EmailMore AddThis Share options , Number of shares624 Hide Show AddThis AddThis Sharing Views of the World | worldmapping beyond mere description

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