From plague to COVID-19: human health and ecosystems

From plague to COVID-19: human health and ecosystems

Human health and ecosystems: a relationship of  interdependency The current pandemic reminds us that human and ecosystems healths are closely linked. For decades, scientists, especially in the medical field, thought that it would one day be possible to control all...
Artemisia annua, a plant between medicine and politics

Artemisia annua, a plant between medicine and politics

Published by Alternatives Économiques. Against the coronavirus, can African countries promote a herbal remedy derived from traditional medicine? A controversy on this issue reveals the opposition between two models of health. On April 20, when the epidemic due to...

Wishes 2020

Best wishes for 2020! 2020 should highlight the commitment of governments, people and businesses to tackle the threats induced by human activity on climate and ecosystems. But this prospect is only achievable if economic and social challenges are also...
Building sustainable livelihoods in West Kalimantan

Building sustainable livelihoods in West Kalimantan

Once covered by primary forest and home to the different indigenous people, each with their own culture, collectively known as Dayaks, Kalimantan has ceded during the 20th and early 21st centuries large surfaces to industrial palm oil plantations and mining. The...