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Lessons from the Coronavirus?

“COVID-19 teaches us that we are one biology. Hence our fates are intertwined. You protect everybody, by protecting yourself. The same holds true for climate and sustainability.” Who would have...   More ›

Scotland, new biocapacity leader?

By Professor Pat Hanscom, Mathis Wackernagel, Ph.D., and Nicola Horsburgh   Scotland may be close to running a biocapacity reserve, becoming a biocapacity leader in its own right, new research...   More ›


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Warum? Diese Frage treibt Mathis Wackernagel seit fast drei Jahrzehnten um. Warum wollen die Menschen nicht wahrhaben, dass sie die Natur übernutzen? Warum nehmen sie sich sorglos immer mehr von...   More ›


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