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On Earth Day, a Good Time to Celebrate Wangari Maathai Vision

On Earth Day, a Good Time to Celebrate Wangari Maathai Vision

Before she passed on, the Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai left an enduring legacy. The Green Belt Movement (GBM), a grassroots organisation she founded to eradicate poverty through environmental conservation, reached a significant milestone: planting ..., 1 week ago
A good time to celebrate Wangari Maathai's vision Africa News Wire, 1 week ago
Pakistan Observer

Minister suspends 2 DMC officers, sends cases to ACE

Food outlets on green belt sealed Irfan Aligi Friday, April 03, 2015 - Karachi—The anti-encroachment department of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) had under the physical supervision of Sindh Minister for Local Government Sharjeel Innam ...
 Pakistan Observer1 month ago

Police arrest 6 persons, seize 6 sand tippers

SRINAGAR, May 4: Police has arrested six drivers and seized six tippers carrying construction material to the green belt in Brein Nishat at Nehru Park junction. The action has been taken after the enforcement division of Lakes and Waterways ...
 Kashmir Times1 hour ago

Kenya's Karura Forest, symbol of GreenBelt Movement, suffering death by 1,000 cuts

The founder of Kenya's GreenBelt Movement, Wangari Maathai, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004 because she talked environmental truth to power. She also walked the walk. Especially on a January morning in 1999 when she strode into the Karura Forest, ...
 Mongabay.com5 days ago Kenya: Call to Join Fight to Save Environment  AllAfrica.com1 month ago

Happy Chickens are Profitable Chickens

Written by Terry Ropp, OFN Contributor While the green movement has focused more attention on environmental-friendly farming issues, farmers have always been environmentalists because their livelihood depends upon environmental sustainability ...
 Ozarks Farm & Neighbor3 weeks ago

SI Vault: Two tennis aces who survived the Titanic

, issue of Sports Illustrated . Subscribe to the magazine here . The grass courts were green, the collars were white and, at least to the casual observer, the fourth-round match at the Longwood Bowl in Boston on July 18, 1912, was typical of that ...
 SI.com5 days ago

Reduce Reuse Recycle : Simple Formula of Green Building

By Accommodation Times News Services By Sudhakar Dokhane Former President PEATA(I) A seminar on Green Building, arranged by Indian Merchants Chamber (IMC), chaired by Honble Mr. Rajesh Tope Minister of State, Urban Transport, Govt. of ...
 Accommodation Times6 days ago

New Green deal hit by slow start

Image Video The North Queensland Cowboys v Canberra Raiders from 1300 Smiles Stadium. Cowboys coach Paul Green before the match. Picture: Zak Simmonds Source: News Corp Australia Cowboys star Johnathan Thurston's latest trick 0:45 Play video NRL: ...
 Brisbane Courier-Mail3 weeks ago

A Saturday tradition [Messenger-Inquirer, Owensboro, Ky.]

April 06--Though the Owensboro Regional Farmers Market has more than 30 years under its belt, this year comes with a few firsts. "We want the market to be your Saturday morning hangout," said board member Suzanne Cecil White. "Not just to come grab ...
 Bloomberg4 weeks ago

'What we did for the environment has been undone by the new govt'

Image: Jairam Ramesh with his new book, Green Signals. 'This is not a Sanjay Baru or Natwar Singh type of book. It's not a memoir. It's not a book to reveal conversations, real or imaginary. This is not a book to position myself at the centre of the world.' 'In 1991, I was a believer in the blind pursuit of economic growth. I had single minded obsession with economic growth. But over a period of time, as I travelled and got exposed to different situations, I began to change.' Jairam Ramesh, ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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