The importance of Biodiversity. Mankind (single species) versus nature (biomes, ecosystems, biodiversity, communities and populations of multiple species); is it a winner-takes-all contest or can we live in sustainable harmony?

Background The 1992 Earth Summit in Rio led to three Conventions a year later on Climate Change, Biological Diversity and Desertification Prevention (UN). Biodiversity can be defined as the variety …

What is ‘here in St Andrews’?

In this letter to the new Transition UStA Steering Group, Joshua Msika, Transition UStA’s 2012-14 Coordinator, discusses all the groups and places needing considered when trying to understand the issues facing people ‘here in St Andrews’, and how Transition can help support a journey towards a positive future for all