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Environment

Humanities Studies

Bioluminescently queer

Defying human-centric conventions: a maritime odyssey into trans-corporeality

by Zoë De Luca Legge

Sustainability & Ecosystem

Desire

The ecological challenge is a leadership challenge

There is hardly any company now that does not talk about ESG and sustainability, and yet, the feeling is that no advancements are actually being made. What is standing in the way?

by Christian Schneider

Sustainability & Ecosystem

The end of the world makes headlines

Over the last decade, climate change has become more and more present in newspapers and magazines. Here’s what’s changed.

by Alice Azzolini

Sustainability & Ecosystem

Failure

Hasta ahí les puedo decir

by MAIZE

Sustainability & Ecosystem

Failure

Staying alive

In Antarctica the possibility of failing is not just a bitter feeling, it is a matter of life and death.

by Susanna Marchini

Sustainability & Ecosystem

The cave down to the earth

The dilemma between endless human inventions and the responsibility of explaining how they should be treated to those who come after us.

by Giulia Pozzobon

Sustainability & Ecosystem

Evolution

A different kind of survival of the fittest

The Galápagos archipelago, like many other unique places across the globe, has to contend with more people’s curiosities. 

by Vittoria Traverso

Sustainability & Ecosystem

Utopia

Flatland climbers

In the 1970s, a group of mountaineers started despising the myth of a hard and pure climber.

by Susanna Marchini

Sustainability & Ecosystem

Time

The metaphysics of plants

Plants age and rejuvenate, a trunk can live for centuries, a branch might last weeks. This rhythm gives plants a sense of time.

by Alberto Tundo

Sustainability & Ecosystem

Time

The immortality of animals

Some sea creatures live forever, and flies expire in a day. For humans, death is inevitable, but not necessarily for animals.

by Henry Albert

Sustainability & Ecosystem

Anthropocene

Chronicles of a fading-out civilization

How can a civilization teach itself how to die?

by Alice Azzolini

Sustainability & Ecosystem

Do we really care about the Anthropocene?

A quick-and-complete overview of our current geological era which is becoming heavily impacted by human behavior.

by MAIZE

Sustainability & Ecosystem

Anthropocene

Who is responsible for the climate crisis?

It's not the failure of a species, it’s the failure of a system.

by Jason Moore

Sustainability & Ecosystem

Anthropocene

How on earth did we get here?

Explorers and adventurers can bridge the gap between nature and our understanding of it.

by Alex Bellini

Sustainability & Ecosystem

Anthropocene

Turning pollution into stone

Reducing, or zeroing greenhouse gas emissions won’t be enough to mitigate climate warming, is removing carbon dioxide the answer?

by Louise Charles

Sustainability & Ecosystem

Anthropocene

The Great Acceleration

Environmental history is often considered to be peripheral, but it can teach us a lot about the times we’re living in.

by MAIZE

Sustainability & Ecosystem

Anthropocene

Post-Anthropocene: a survivor’s guide

Imagine a catastrophe has happened, and it’s day zero. Where would we start from to rebuild our society?

by Andrea Signorelli

Sustainability & Ecosystem

Anthropocene

The end of boundaries

Drawing lines is a cultural practice that puts us, and our view of reality, on the map.

by Riccardo Coluccini

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