iOS app Android app

Jakob Von Uexkull

The Climate-Nuclear Nexus: Two Key Threats Endangering Future Generations

Jakob von Uexkull | Posted 12.03.2016 | Home
Jakob von Uexkull

Considering that climate change can exacerbate a range of interconnected transnational threats and crises that our generation faces today, such as extreme poverty, hunger, violent conflicts and pandemic disease, meaningful action is urgently needed.

Life Is Semiosis: A Chat with Kalevi Kull

Suzan Mazur | Posted 07.04.2016 | Science
Suzan Mazur

With Internet content increasingly about video, about meaningful signaling - i.e., semiosis -- I thought it might be time to ring up Kalevi Kull, a theoretical biologist in Estonia at the University of Tartu's Institute of Philosophy and Semiotics to talk about developments.

Giving Rights to Future Generations -- Why It's Needed and How it Can Be Done

Jakob von Uexkull | Posted 06.16.2015 | Impact
Jakob von Uexkull

The post-2015 framework is about development justice in our immediate future but also about building a new framework for many generations to come. The problem, however, is that people cannot think and act long term if their daily life is an existential struggle.

Future Justice Means Justice for Women and Girls

Jakob von Uexkull | Posted 04.15.2014 | Impact
Jakob von Uexkull

One in three women worldwide will experience violence in her lifetime. Many are denied justice at the most fundamental level. On February 14, 2014, the world will come together for One Billion Rising for Justice to demand justice for survivors and an end to all violence against women and girls.

Why The 'Alternative Nobel Prize' Is The One That Matters

Sunnie Groeneveld | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Sunnie Groeneveld

The mission of the "Alternative Nobel Prize" is "to honour and support those offering practical and exemplary answers to the most urgent challenges facing us today."