Climate change and community change

If more humans can’t notice the effect of climate change today and have global awakening we will be doomed. The signs are everywhere: from fires in Algeria, Turkey, Greece, & California to floods in China, Japan, & Germany to record breaking temperatures in many parts of the world to declines in agricultural productions.

The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned that climate change is rapid, widespread , and spreading

We must all engage in more community action. We must and will not give up in the face of greed and the neo-liberal consumerist unsustainable system. Our work here at the Palestine Institute for Biodiversity and Sustainability (whose vision is sustainability of human and natural communities – see has become even more valued and of more interest to local people. We had more visitors from student groups and others and we had more correspondence. Here is an article just published about the importance of this work:
An oasis of Hope Under Repression: The Palestine Institute for Biodiversity And Sustainability [&] How do we find hope when events and news are of oppression and repression? Bandung Spirit Bulletin No. 2 / July-October 2021 pp. 12-16 ISSN 2563-9730

How returning lands to natives can help conservation [a model that can work in Palestine]

And here is a bit of nature to lift our spirits: on Birds of paradise


Mazin Qumsiyeh
A bedouin in cyberspace, a villager at home
Professor, Founder, and (volunteer) Director
Palestine Museum of Natural History
Palestine Institute of Biodiversity and Sustainability
Bethlehem University
Occupied Palestine