THE EARTH CHARTER

THE EARTH CHARTER

We stand at a critical moment in Earth’s history, a time when humanity must choose its future. As the world becomes increasingly interdependent and fragile, the future at once holds great peril and great promise. To move forward we must recognize that in the midst of a magnificent diversity of cultures and life forms we are one human family and one Earth community with a common destiny. We must join together to bring forth a sustainable global society founded on respect for nature, universal human rights, economic justice, and a culture of peace. Towards this end, it is imperative that we, the peoples of Earth, declare our responsibility to one Another, to the greater community of life, and to future generations.

Wake up before it is too late: UNCTAD Report

Wake up before it is too late: UNCTAD Report

The title is unexpected from a UN Report: “Wake up before it is too late: Make Agriculture Truly Sustainable Now for Food Security in a Changing Climate.” The Trade and Environment Report 2013 recommends significant and rapid change in our food and farming...