When hiking through a forest, it’s common to see a fallen tree that is being consumed by a combination of fungus, ants, and decomposition. The circle of life will eventually allow the tree to rot and turn into soil again. Xylophagy is a term used in ecology to describe the habits of an herbivorous animal… Continue reading Humans are apex predators who consume entire habitats, and we have reached peak growth.
“Africa is changing so fast, it is becoming hard to ignore. In the short term the continent faces many problems, including covid-19, but in the long term it could rival China’s economic might.” (The Economist, 7 Apr 2020) [VIdeo Date: 7 Apr 2020. Posted: 9 Apr 2020]
Many women make a conscious decision not to have children. What are the reasons behind their choice – and what reactions does it prompt? The film [m]otherhood investigates these questions and examines the maternal myth inherent in all cultures. Woman and mother – the two words are often used interchangeably. Amid a widespread belief that… Continue reading Women who don’t want to be mothers
“Environmental issues are on the minds of most Americans today. Though there is an abundance of studies detailing the negative environmental impact of overpopulation in the U.S., many of the facts and statistics remain largely unknown to the general public. As a way to raise awareness of this critical issue, NPG has produced a series… Continue reading The Sources of Growth and its Impact on Quality of Life and the Environment