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Have people damaged the Earth so poorly that we have designed our individual geological epoch? Not rather, researchers say – but the debate isn’t above just nonetheless.

The ThinkLandscape round-up is again, and we’re listed here to dig by means of the month’s headlines, from a canceled Anthropocene to farmer protests and the Earth turning greener.


This month on ThinkLandscape

An yearly GLF tradition returns: on 8 March, we celebrated International Women’s Day by recognizing these eight exceptional women with a new eyesight for Earth.

Is the information giving you eco-anxiety? Right here are our prime suggestions on how to cope.

Virtually 60 several years back, the Eco-friendly Revolution remodeled Indian agriculture. Here’s what transpired future – and why Indian farmers are protesting once more.

Properties are a huge source of carbon emissions, but architects are hunting to the previous to find inspiration for tomorrow.

Bees and other pollinators are dying out in record numbers. Can we hold them alive?

In our newest explainer, we discover the round financial system – what it is, why we want it and how we can create one particular.

Our GLF colleagues also chime in with reflections on Indigenous knowledge and a visual recap of a five-day adventure by means of the Colombian Andes.

And lastly, in this two-portion mini-series, we chat with the Pacific Islanders hoping to reinvent transport and problem when electrical and hydrogen planes will truly get off the floor.

What we’re reading through

A new satellite will track methane emissions from the oil and gasoline industry. Photograph via envato.

Local climate

Very last thirty day period was the warmest February ever recorded, creating it the ninth record-breaking month in a row – and extra documents are established to tumble as El Niño compounds human-created climate modify.

Could AI support us solve the local climate crisis? A new report implies it’s very likely to make matters worse.

A climate scientist sued two writers for defamation soon after they as opposed him to a boy or girl molester. Now, a jury has awarded him USD 1 million.

This chopping-edge new satellite will monitor methane emissions from the oil and fuel market. But what about agriculture?

Humans have significantly altered the natural environment. Photo by way of envato.

People today

The Anthropocene is not a detail, experts have decided following 15 many years of fierce debate. Regrettably, that does not indicate we haven’t radically altered the earth during our short tenure listed here.

The eco-friendly changeover could be a relatively unjust one particular for Indigenous Peoples. That is, until they have a say in what transpires to the unusual earth minerals buried less than their land.

From France to India, farmers are having to the streets to air their grievances, but what is definitely powering the unrest? Well, it’s intricate.

Philippine waters are plagued with illegal fishing. Meet the villagers forming their individual vigilante patrols to fend off burglars.

Just one in five migratory species are now at risk of extinction. Image by way of envato.


The Earth is turning greener. Surely that need to be very good news, proper? Mistaken.

Sea sponges may well have an inconvenient real truth for us: were we improper about ‘pre-industrial’ temperatures all together?

One particular in five migratory species are now at chance of extinction. Unsurprisingly, humans are driving this drop through habitat loss, overexploitation and the climate crisis.

In the meantime, farmed salmon are dying in better numbers than at any time, but why?

Panama Canal at Miraflores Locks – Panama City, Panama. Picture by way of envato.


The Panama Canal is drying up due to drought. Shipping huge Maersk is transferring merchandise across Panama by rail instead.

Plastic waste can consider hundreds of years to in a natural way decompose, and recycling is evidently a fake solution. So, could these proteins support us clean up our act?

From eco-welcoming soap to AI-driven sustainable finance apps, these environmentally friendly startups are powering Latin America’s inexperienced transition.

Are B Businesses genuinely socially and environmentally sustainable, or is the label just a further greenwashing instrument?

2024 will most likely be the largest election year in historical past. Image by way of envato


This yr is arguably the most significant election calendar year ever. Here’s how five critical elections close to the earth could identify our planetary destiny.

Colombia has vowed to place nature on the map as it prepares to host the COP16 biodiversity summit, which will just take put in Cali in October.

Spain has proposed a ban on extremely short domestic flights, though – as was the case in France – the selection of routes affected could be nominal.

West Africa’s shoreline is eroding quicker than pretty much wherever else in the world. Could this mother nature-based resolution stave off the soaring seas?