Cultivating sustainable livelihoods and environmental resiliency in Mozambique

Cultivating sustainable livelihoods and environmental resiliency in Mozambique

worldwildlife.org 16 Aug '18, 1pm

By making it easier for villagers to access capital, these associations are enabling them to earn livelihoods that aren’t solely reliant on natural resources. That in turn benefits local economies while alleviating pressures on fragile ecosystems, such as agricultural land and fisheries. But savings and loans programs are just one piece of a complex economic puzzle. Because the region’s economy is so intrinsically tied to the environment, the Alliance also works to protect and sustainably manage the vital ecosystems—from farmland to mangrove forests and estuaries—on which people’s livelihoods depend. For the last decade, that has included ...

This poet captures the madness and injustice of our burning planet

grist.org 17 Aug '18, 6pm
This poet captures the madness and injustice of our burning planet

For Perez, climate change is inextricable from other global injustices and inequalities, including the suppression and disenfranchisement of ...

#Trump Administration Moves to Open Former Protected Lands For Drilling: Yale Environment 360

e360.yale.edu 17 Aug '18, 7pm

The Trump administration has announced plans to open up nearly 700,000 acres of former federally protected lands in Utah for oil and gas dril...

New studies show cycling is the healthiest way to get around and makes you thinner

treehugger.com 17 Aug '18, 6pm
New studies show cycling is the healthiest way to get around and makes you thinner

There are so many reasons to give up the car and get on a bike; here are two more. Two new studies from Europe come up with some shocking con...

Photovoltaic glass clads a sustainably minded residential tower in Melbourne

inhabitat.com 17 Aug '18, 7pm

Set on a prominent corner lot on Northcote’s bustling High Street, The General takes it name from the nickname of Kairouz’s father, who had f...

Energy

E.ON and Berkeley Homes pilot Future Energy Home concept

E.ON and Berkeley Homes pilot Future Energy Home concept

renewableenergymagazine.com 17 Aug '18, 7pm

The research initiative will seek better understanding of how to help homeowners live a lower cost, less carbon-reliant lifestyle. The joint ...

Attention please! ☀️Looking for a sunny internship this fall?☀️ @ILSolarEnergy might want you! ht...

illinoissolar.org 17 Aug '18, 10pm

Job Opportunities with the Illinois Power Agency Position: Program Managers for New Solar Programs - Chicago The Illinois Power Agency is see...

In barrel oil = 23000 hours of manuael labour so very cheap 67 dollar

peakoil.com 17 Aug '18, 2pm

I think this is an over reaction. Most likely 1% of everything we need done with oil is essential. Most of the oil is used for transport, and...

Transportation

City of London introduces emissions-linked parking fees

nextgreencar.com 16 Aug '18, 7am
City of London introduces emissions-linked parking fees

Chris Hayward, Planning and Transportation Committee Chairman at the City of London Corporation, said: "We have seen other areas of London pe...

Fashion

New additions mark busy month for ZDHC

ecotextile.com 16 Aug '18, 12pm
New additions mark busy month for ZDHC

AMSTERDAM – In what has been a very busy August for the organisation, ZDHC has revealed a new MRSL certification partner, three new contribut...

THIS IS SO GOOD.

ecorazzi.com 15 Aug '18, 2am

JUST IN: The FDA has approved the first generic version of the #EpiPen

mnn.com 17 Aug '18, 6pm
JUST IN: The FDA has approved the first generic version of the #EpiPen

Following the uproar over the price increase, Mylan announced on Aug. 25, 2016 that it would ...

Solving climate change is about power, money, and political will.

davidsuzuki.org 17 Aug '18, 11am

Thousands in Washington, D.C., stand up for scientific analysis in politics. (Photo: Vlad Tch...

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