sustainable development

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The unspeakable population problem

John Feeney has written on BBC World about the population problem, a problem that is just a little too hot for being a central part in the debates regarding a sustainable development in the future. In reality, the topic is the same as in the days of Thomas Malthus, but maybe the subject is more volatile today than it was back then?

Source: BBC World

Returning tropical rainforests a new debate issue

When smaller farms are abandoned, the tropical forests get new space. These "secondary forests" have now started to be used as an argument in the debate on rainforest deforestation and the impact on climate change.

Source: International Herald Tribune