Today’s Solutions: August 15, 2022

Total number of posts: 22128

Bio diversity

Bio diversity

EM in natural forestry management Marco Visscher | March 2003 issue A sandy path runs from the Kyusei Nature Farming Center to the forest atop a small mountain. For years this area was plagued by the same problem facing many natural forests in the tropics: the continual threat of forest fires. Read More...

Radha Kumar's break

Radha Kumar's break

Solving ethnic conflicts around the world - Radha Kumar has not chosen an easy objective to tackle. For years she was the angry activist that climbed over barricades but now, thanks to pearls of ancient wisdom from her homeland of India, she is looking for peace closer to home. Tijn Touber | Read More...

Surviving on hope

Surviving on hope

Once you become aware of the amount of hunger and inequality there is in the world, your only option is to fight against it. That awareness gave Kenyan Njoki Njoroge Njehu her mission: not the reduction of poverty, but its eradication. This is a conversation about Njehu's lost innocence. 'Why do Read More...

Deodorant

Deodorant

EM in waste processing Marco Visscher | March 2003 issue Rubbish in the tropics. It's just about the most disgusting combination imaginable. In the tropical heat a waste processing plant is not exactly a tourist attraction - if only because the stench keeps visitors away. In Praekkasa, a half-hour Read More...

Getting to the bottom of it

Getting to the bottom of it

EM for water purificationMarco Visscher | March 2003 issue The idea came right from the mayor. A 300 metre-long pond in Nakornrajsima was heavily polluted and stank as a result. Fish were dying and people were suffering from stomach and intestinal ailments that were linked to the polluted water. Read More...

We be many and they be few

We be many and they be few

The international business community benefits from corrupt politicians. And rulers, in turn, from an economy and society that profess to be 'free'. It is possible to stop this imperialism, Indian writer Arundhati Roy told the closing session of the World Social Forum. By refusing to believe their Read More...

I'd rather have results t

I'd rather have results than theory

'Competition should remain limited to areas that are not crucial to the preservation of life.' EM-inventor Teruo Higa on the beauty of agriculture and and a new technological revolution.Teruo Higa | March 2003 issue When I went to secondary school, I earned my tuition by selling cabbage and Read More...

Your money or your life

Your money or your life

Fernanda Giannasi is the personification of the fight against asbestos in Brazil. This passionate Brazilian of Italian descent only cares about one thing: the well-being of the workers who are forced to choose between money and their health. Tijn Touber and Jurriaan Kamp | February 2003 Read More...

Little organisms, big revoluti

Little organisms, big revolution

It's hard to believe, but lactic acid bacteria, fungi and yeasts could resolve the world's environmental and food issues. In the right combination - and without chemical additives - they create bigger harvests and higher profits.Marco Visscher | March 2003 issue Look, Kajornvit Yongyut has put it Read More...

Go with the flow 2003

Go with the flow 2003

The healing influence of the Chinese movement meditation Chi Neng Qi Gong Tijn Touber | February 2003 issue Chi Neng is not only effective, above all it is simple. It can be learned in one day. It doesn't take a lot of time - 15 to 20 minutes a day are enough to achieve considerable preventative Read More...