She was the founder of the Green Belt Movement, a grass roots initiative in Africa in which citizens planted over 30 million trees. Kenya-born Wangari Maathai was reared in underprivileged circumstances, during the 1940s, by Western definition. The daughter ... DNA, 2 weeks ago
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Oct. 31--Stone Belt CEO Leslie Green jokes that when she started working for the agency in 1979, the property's trees were merely saplings. Those trees have each since grown into full, mature branch bloom -- and lost their leaves for this incoming ...BusinessWeek, 1 month ago
A vacant 14 acres along Memorial Drive - a rare sight in this affluent west Houston neighborhood - have been sold to a developer who plans to fill the property with million-dollar homes, luxury apartments and commercial space. The project is one ...Houston Chronicle, 5 days ago
THE inauguration in Kebbi State the other day, of a reforestation project under the Great Green Wall scheme by President Goodluck Jonathan once again, brings to the front burner the desertification problem in the northern part of the country that ...Individual.com, 1 week ago Nigeria: The Reforestation Project AllAfrica.com, 1 week ago The Reforestation Project The Guardian Nigeria, 2 weeks ago
The animal-welfare movement gains momentum as consumers pressure farming interests to institute better treatment of chickens, pigs, and other food animals. Free-range sows with piglets can take shelter in huts on a farm in Scotland. Europe has been ...Christian Science Monitor, 2 weeks ago
Rajendra Gaekwad, the organiser of Bheelas' movement says, "This is five decades' plight of Pune, for its River Bheema and Bheela tribes. On June 1, 2012 the two-month deadline expired but the government and the administrators paid no heed. At last ...Meri News, 2 weeks ago
Of the three areas currently held by the "Occupy Central" movement, Mong Kok has so far been the most difficult site to deal with. Around 11 pm on Nov 28, police had to use force to prevent crowds of protesters from re-occupying the site. When the ...CHINAdaily, 2 weeks ago
Imagine youre at a party, eavesdropping into a conversation. Point of discussion: Companies which have changed the world. All Dudes: Yeah… Enter, slightly middle aged man: SKF All Dudes: SKF, who? (Suppressing various degrees of a ...Livemint.com, 1 month ago
I REFER to the letter, Eat greens and spare the animals ( The Star , Oct 28) in which the writer says if we eat animal products, we are supporting cruelty and enslavement of animals, since the majority of animal abuse occurs in farms. Modern ...TheStar.com.my, 1 month ago
The UFC has two bantamweight champions. No, Im not counting Ronda Rousey. If we include the icily supreme queen of 135-pound women, were talking three champs. But Im dealing with just the men here. The man who wears the shiny brass-and-leather ...SI.com, 2 months ago
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