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Sustainability professionals, academics and organizations from all around the world applied social simulations and games in their areas of activity.

Read their stories on the G4S blog.

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Sustainability professionals, academics and organizations from all around the world applied social simulations and games in their areas of activity.

Read their stories on the G4S blog.

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Taking sustainability to schools - Photo by Joshua Hoehne on Unsplash.

Taking sustainability to schools with Darcy Hitchcock

Darcy Hitchcock from the Sustainability Alliance in Arizona has developed not one but two games which can be applied in the children’s education context: Sustainability in Schools for teachers and administrators, and Save the Climate for pupils.
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Play fair on the World Environment Day. Photo by Andrei Ciobanu on Unsplash.

Play fair on the World Environment Day

You may raise environmental awareness among youth and inspire them to think about the Earth in a more long-term perspective by engaging them in serious games. The closest opportunity to get familiar with one of them – New Shores – a Game for Democracy coincides with the celebrations of the World Environmental Day!
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Plexopolis with Jamie O'Brien

Talking Plexopolis with Jamie O’Brien

Thanks to their versatile nature, games and simulation tools are now widely appreciated by academics and businesses and willingly employed as a significant component of multipartner projects. We have had a chance to ask Dr Jamie O’Brien about how the Cimplex project incorporated games.
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End plastic pollution - Photo by Hermes Rivera on Unsplash.

End Plastic Pollution on Earth Day and beyond!

When plastic was invented in 1907, it was considered a breakthrough. For many decades, people experienced only the benefits of this light and easily accessible material, not knowing the damaging consequences it has for natural environment, human health, and the climate.
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World Rescue game with Sandhya Nankani

World Rescue game with Sandhya Nankani

We had an unique opportunity to interview Sandhya Nankani, the founder of the New York based company Literary Safari – the research and narrative design team behind the characters and stories in World Rescue game.
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Water Games for World Water Day 2018

Water Games for World Water Day 2018

With water covering more than 70% of the Earth’s surface and making up nearly 60% of human body, this valuable
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Nexus! Challenge with Herman van der Meyden

Nexus! Challenge with Herman van der Meyden

We talked with Herman van der Meyden from The Perspectivity Challenge. Read the interview to check what one of the developers of the Nexus! Challenge game thinks about the potential of games to tackle urgent global challenges.
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World Wildlife Day - Read more. Games4Sustainability

World Wildlife Day 2018

We are not the only victims of our ill-thought decisions. On the 3rd of March, we will celebrate the World Wildlife Day and voice the concerns of those who cannot do it themselves.
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Disaster games with Anthony Gampell - Games4Sustainability

Disaster games with Anthony Gampell

It may seem odd but with the growing popularity of video games, some consider them a promising tool for training DRR skills.
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Graphic design in serious games

Graphic design in serious games

Have you ever wondered what makes certain games so engaging that people voluntary chain themselves to chairs and keep on playing till they drop?
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Games about poverty - Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash

Why do we need games about poverty

Following rapid social, technological, political and economical changes, the problem of poverty becomes more and more ambiguous.
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Coasting through environmental changes

Coasting through environmental change?

A sea level rise, increased severity of storms, and coral bleaching are only a few of the changes anticipated for islands in the Caribbean, and these have direct implications for coastal tourism.
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