Jungle ICTs – how Greenpeace teamed up with the Ka’apor to save the Amazon

  One of the world’s greatest environmental tragedies is happening right before our eyes.  According to Greenpeace the destruction amounts to about six football pitches a minute. Mainly mining, agriculture and other economic activities causes the deforestation. However, Amazon native Indians teamed up with Greenpeace back in 2015 and with …

#UnaSolaFuerza : how ICTs became central to Peru’s aid efforts following the El Niño-floods in 2017

The El Niño Phenomenon is a periodic weather pattern that occurs with a frequency of 10-20 years. The surface temperature of the Pacific Ocean around the equator rises which usually increases precipitations in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.  In March 2017, a particularly strong El Niño-episode caused extreme rainfall and floods …