Category Archives: Community Projects

Organic squash recipe and Earth Day!

My work allows me to meet and mingle with people of diversity. Most especially, I really enjoy and appreciate to mingle and discover how rural women live through day to day hardships and activities. So, traveling uncomfortably long hours on … Continue reading

Posted in Community Projects, Food & Agriculture, Philippines, Rural communities, Sustainablity, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 5 Comments

Earth Hour: 8pm tonight

  Last year, Sydney, Australia held its first Earth Hour in a stand against climate change.  Everybody who signed up agreed to switch off all their lights for one hour on a set date and time.  Even Sydney’s Harbour Bridge and Opera House … Continue reading

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Controversy over greening of Egyptian desert

image: Siwa oasis Article While climate change and land over-use help many deserts across the world advance, Egypt is slowly greening the sand that covers almost all of its territory as it seeks to create more space for its growing … Continue reading

Posted in Academia, Africa, Biotech news, Community Projects, Desertification, Food & Agriculture, Middle east, Sustainablity, US, War & security, Water | Tagged | 5 Comments

Vulture restaurant opens

image: photographer Nick Tudor Article Vulture numbers have plummeted catastrophically in south Asia since the 1990s. Scientists were flummoxed by the mysterious mass die-off of the scavenging birds until researchers linked the deaths to vultures eating dead cattle treated with … Continue reading

Posted in Biodiversity, Community Projects, Food & Agriculture, India, Nature & Conservation, Rural communities, Wildlife | Tagged | 6 Comments

Gold Medal for Most Greenwashed Games?

Picture: I almost missed this little report.  As most people know, when the 2012 London Olympic bid was won, it was declared that the games will be the greenest ever.  The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) said at the time that the … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Campaigns, Carbon footprint, Community Initiatives, Community Projects, General, People, Planning, Politics, Politics & Policy initiatives, Sport, Sustainablity, Tourism, Transport, UK | 7 Comments

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa: Soil Health Program funding boost

image: Mrs. Bernadette Mwikali Kioko, farmer, Ukambani, Kenya The BBC reports a $180m (£90m) five-year project to revive sub-Saharan Africa’s depleted soils has been launched in Nairobi. The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa’s (AGRA) Soil Health Program will work … Continue reading

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