Greening our empty spaces, prioritising relationships over disposable consumption, getting around by polluting less - this is what the future of our cities could look like.
Healthy and undisturbed nature, especially intact ecosystems such as forests, provides a shield against dangerous new diseases emerging and spreading to humans.
We are facing a triple crisis globally: a public health crisis, an economic crisis and an ecological crisis.
Our broken systems are proving incapable to cope with the COVID-19 emergency, let alone the looming threat of social and environmental collapse.
“...the government is considering granting new fishing licences to foreign vessels that collect everything in their path. It is for this reason that I am afraid.”
Imagine a city where no one is left behind but all have access to essential services like housing, food, safe mobility, water and sanitation.
People now buy only what is essential, and the world economy grinds to a halt because of it. So, it is clear that promoting growth through increasing trade is absurd.
Activists all around the world are continuing to stand up for the future they want to see, in increasingly creative and innovative ways.
"Revolution these days is a communications struggle, a war of images." - Bob Hunter, 1941 - 2005
Since the outbreak of COVID-19, sales of canned tuna have seen a spike. But what are we actually stocking up on when we buy canned tuna at the supermarket?