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Wangari Maathai: A mission of peace for the environment

Wangari Maathai: A mission of peace for the environment

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 months ago

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Black Girls Can Be Green, Too

When we picture people who are part of the eco-friendly "green" movement, we don't often picture our Nubian sisters. However, personal experience and data confirms the fact that Black people and other "people of color" can be green. This includes ...
 Huffington Post2 weeks ago

Building for the future

This month, the UK government's decision to approve plans for a rail freight terminal on a Green Belt site at Radlett Aerodrome was to be challenged in the High Court. Meanwhile, the Davies Commission is shortly to report on UK airport capacity.
 Lloyds Loading List5 days ago
Pakistan Today

Metro Bus: Senator Mushahid welcomes Supreme Court order for replanting of trees and restoration of Green Belt in Islamabad

Home » Misc. By PPI News Agency Islamabad, December 30, 2014 (PPI-OT): On a suo moto petition of Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, who represents the Federal Capital in the Senate regarding the environmental negative effects of the Metro Bus in ...
 Pakistan Press International1 month ago Court: (SC order for replanting of trees, restoration of green belt welcomed)  Pakistan Press International1 month ago SC want the trees back ASAP!  Pakistan Today1 month ago Metro Bus Project: We cannot stop welfare-oriented projects, says CJP  Daily Times1 month 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.com1 week ago

The States That Will Pick the President: The Rust Belt

With Democrats consistently strong along the East and West Coasts, Republicans dominant in the South and much of the Great Plains, the two parties now often fight most fiercely over a band of burly states that run west from Pennsylvania into Ohio, ...
 National Journal2 weeks ago

Where's the Draft Sherrod Brown movement?

By , Andrew Harnik For The Washington Post Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) rides a Senate subway to the Capitol on Jan 27. In the window behind him is Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). He's an unabashed progressive with just enough blue collar ...
 Washington Post1 month ago Sherrod Brown: Why aren't progressives begging him to run for president?  Washington Post1 month ago

A New Tsunami Story

After a while, all the highways look the same. The same grey asphalt that burns the eyes, the same surrounding lush green from the paddy fields or the full forests; after a while the pleasant monotony of it stops distracting you. The road pulls your ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

The Reforestation Project [opinion]

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.com2 months ago Nigeria: The Reforestation Project  AllAfrica.com2 months ago The Reforestation Project  The Guardian Nigeria2 months ago
Houston Chronicle

A green site in Memorial will become luxury real estate

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 Chronicle2 months ago
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