Historically, both inter and intra-state conflict characterizes the Nile Basin, but also ecological conflicts due to inadequate land use and industrial development.The environmental issues occurred along and in the river Nile over the past century has changed not only the water quality and the riverine landscape but as well the land use in the surrounding areas, eventually leading to fragmentation of land ownership, land degradation, and indirectly unequal development and civil wars … More Nile River, trans-border concerns.
(In limba Romana, mai jos) Happy world wetlands day! ..although 64% of the world’s wetlands have disappeared since 1900 (according to UNEP&Ramsar Convention on Wetlands). This article presents an example of what work landscape architects can do, and should do. Wetlands have high potential for connecting the natural biophysical system and human settlements in developing alternatives for … More Wetlands Protection and Creation (Kigali edition)
I am taking a course in Climate Change Policy and Human Health. I will add one-two more posts about this course, as it is very interesting to me as a landscape architect. For now, I want to share with you my first contribution to the forum. Meat eaters and vegetarianism. Is not about the diet. … More Climate Change Policy and Human Health (forum excerpt)
Landscape architecture`s increasing role in climate change adaptation makes it indispensable in prevention and recovery from climate induced events such as landslides and floods. Maybe we need more action, but that comes from more interest, and that comes from more funds properly directed towards urgent and meaningful work. … More Why do we need landscape architecture?