Indigenous Land Rights and Environmentalism

The Bunong people represent one of Cambodia's few indigenous communities and they mostly inhabit the highlands of the country. Traditionally, the Bunong people have had a strong relationship with their surrounding forests; however, things are changing today and their traditions and livelihood are threatened.

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Anna Chahuneau
Ice - A Crisis

Have you ever heard of the deep ecology environmental movement? In 1973, Arne Naess, a Norwegian philosopher first introduced the word to the science literature. Deep Ecology describes an important movement and concept that seeks to place nature and man at an equal stance.

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Anna Chahuneau
Environmental Nonprofit

As interesting as discussing global definitions and questionings may be, the field of conversation also has high demand for action. Today we will be exploring a specific example of a non-governmental organization (NGO) struggling with global governance challenges, economical pressures and ethical behaviors.

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Anna Chahuneau
Oceans, Rivers and Dead Zones

The term dead zone has been tossed around quite a bit in the scientific literature lately, especially to refer to nonviable water bodies, but what exactly is a “dead zone”, what are the causes behind this massive ecosystem loss in our oceans?

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Anna Chahuneau
Water and Agriculture

Currently about 70% of the world’s freshwater goes to agriculture and 16% towards energy production. Moreover, animal production, and especially beef production, has a larger water footprint than a great majority of other crop products. Do we really need to eat as much meat as we do?

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Anna Chahuneau