Beautiful Children

Fourth World Eye


  • Forest Gardening and BioCultural Diversity


    Global biological and cultural diversity are essential to the Earth’s health, and ancient native “forest gardening” practices are of major importance to promoting such diversity. The Kuikuro people of the Upper Xingu region of the Brazilian Amazon are apparently the descendants of a remarkable civilization that built a complex of hamlets and villages around a… more

  • FW Nations: Climate Mitigation and Adaptation


    Fourth World nations are serious parties to local, regional or international negotiations concerning mitigation and adaptation to changes in the climate. Climate Change due to global warming is attributed to human initiated releases of carbon and human created toxins into earth’s atmosphere. These nations occupy territories containing 80% of the world’s biodiversity; and with a… more

  • Energy Transition-Draconian Measures


    Fourth World nations in the United States, Canada and throughout the Americas have often sounded the alarm about industrial waste, pollution of the environment and the need to slow demand for petroleum, electricity and coal. Why have nations indigenous to the Americas been so persistent in their calls for slowing the process of growth? Every… more

  • Food Riots, Climate Change, Its the Economy Stupid


    Speaking at the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues at the United Nations (23 April 2008) Bolivian President Evo Morales called on indigenous peoples’ delegates to recognize the importance of ancient traditions and knowledge held by Fourth World nations as the essential ingredient for reversing the adverse effects of Climate Change. Morales, according to Climatewire, said… more

  • Hard Choices and Climate Change


    The United Nations has convened and scheduled numerous meetings to address remedies to reduce the effects of Global Warming and needed human adaptations in response to impending climate change. The latest of these meetings has just ended in Bangkok, Thailand under the name: Adhoc Working Group – Climate Change. States’ governments are beginning to consider… more