Educational Material Archive

  • Υπόμνημα Θέσεων – Αποξένωση Ακίνητης Ιδιοκτησίας της Δημοκρατίας

    Σήμερα Δευτέρα, 23 Οκτωβρίου 2017, η Κοινοβουλευτική Επιτροπή Εσωτερικών συζήτησε το νομοσχέδιο της κυβέρνησης με τίτλο «Ο περί Ακίνητης Ιδιοκτησίας (Διακατοχή, Εγγραφή και Εκτίμηση) (Τροποποιητικός) (Αρ. 6) Νόμος του 2014» (Αρ. Φακ.   Το νομοσχέδιο προνοεί την τροποποίηση του εδαφίου 4 του άρθρου 18 («Εξουσία Υπουργικού Συμβουλίου να ανταλλάσσει […]

  • SAMUDRA Report – Issue Number 74

    CONTENTS    Sandcastle On an empty beach in sunlight I built my castle the wind was my architect together we sculpted soft curves from the dunes I found ribbons of seaweed sprawling like handwriting in the tideline of debris washed from the sea of knowledge with these I garlanded the […]

  • The Battle for the Coastline

    An excellent feature of stories about the battle for the coastline by Hakai Magazine. “Around the world, coastal communities struggle to retain balance over their border world. They battle the forces that would construct fences and parcel out the continents’ edges to the highest bidder: for a fabulous view, for […]

  • Destroying the Commons: How the Magna Carta Became a Minor Carta

    Here, we put an excerpt from Noam Chomsky’s speech at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland in 2012, about the Magna Carta and the lesser known companion charter titled the ‘Charter of the Forest’ and how the current administration in the U.K. is straying from the ideals outlined in […]

  • Proposed definition on ‘Ocean grabbing’ in Marine Policy

    The term “ocean grabbing” now has an official academic reference and a proposed definition. Bennett et al (2015) have just published an article in the journal ‘Marine Policy’ the intent of which is to stimulate rigorous discussion and promote systematic inquiry into the phenomenon of ocean grabbing. The full paper […]

  • Information System for Small-scale Fisheries (ISSF)

    The research network Too Big To Ignore (TBTI) has recently launched its Information System on Small-scale Fisheries (ISSF), the first interactive global repository of small-scale fisheries, providing information on key characteristics of this sector in various locations around the world, as well as synthesized knowledge about their importance, contributions and potentials. As […]

  • Oceans and Deserts 2015: Charting Transdisciplinary Currents in Environment and Culture within the Arts and Sciences

    Another great event this week @ The University of Arizona! Date(s): Friday, March 6, 2015 – 12:00pm – Saturday, March 7, 2015 – 5:00pm Location: Union Kiva Room, Student Union Memorial Center Keynote Addresses: Dr. Joellen Russell & Dr. Eva Hayward This event is free and open to the public. See […]

  • Kiel Ocean Sustainability Science Symposium (4-6 March 2015)

    The Symposium brings together scientists and practition­ers concerned with sustainable ocean development. Early career scientists and established experts from a broad range of disciplines will exchange their views on: Ocean sustainability, ocean conservation, ocean resources, ocean governance and outreach & arts. For more information visit the website of the Symposium. […]

  • The Commons Connection

    Originally posted in the CommonsBlog by David Charles ; contribution twenty-fourth in a daily series of articles taken from Elevate #10. (I added a few links to the original post) For Silke Helfrich, editor of The Wealth of the Commons, the commons is both a ready replacement for capitalism and […]

  • Planet of the Oceans (Event in NYC)

    PLANET OF THE OCEANS Environment and Society on the Rest of the Planet – January 30-31 – NYC The ocean may be the ultimate commons. For those of us who live on land, the ocean seems like an endless horizon. It is both the edge of settled existence and a […]