08 Mar '18, 12pm

Women rising | Magazine Articles | WWF

With longstanding and critical funding from USAID and other partners, WWF is working with communities throughout the Congo to empower women by teaching them sustainable farming techniques and fire prevention and management; offering them literacy classes; building their leadership and entrepreneurial skills; and ensuring their representation in decision-making bodies. Women are eager to develop leadership expertise for the betterment of their families and communities—and to create a more secure future for their children. Working with women and their communities is a critical part of protecting the forests and wildlife in this part of the country. Here, the overharvesting of wood for fuel, conversion of wild spaces to agricultural land, overfishing, and excessive hunting of bushmeat (to eat and to sell) are all on the rise to meet the demands of a growing population. Nearby...

Full article: https://www.worldwildlife.org/magazine/issues/spring-2018...

Tweets

In honor of International Women's Day:

golfdigest.com 08 Mar '18, 7pm

In honor of International Women's Day, we have pulled some of our favorite instruction articles from the last year or so t...

It is 08:00 and twitter is already tiresome.

cdrsalamander.blogspot.com 08 Mar '18, 1pm

In the name of all that his holy, instead of focusing on the brave women in Iran or the huge advancements in a little unde...

"When women are able to join their voices, they...

dailycoffeenews.com 08 Mar '18, 11pm

There has been a noticeable uptick in discussions about gender equity throughout the coffee industry. Organizations such a...

Women are marrying trees in Mexico

Women are marrying trees in Mexico

treehugger.com 08 Mar '18, 10pm

Activists in Oaxaca donned gowns and veils before saying "I do" to their leafy loves. And you thought we were treehuggers?...

Supporting the Coffee Industry Requires Support...

dailycoffeenews.com 08 Mar '18, 11pm

There has been a noticeable uptick in discussions about gender equity throughout the coffee industry. Organizations such a...

Excellent blog on women, natural resources and peace to commemorate International Women's Day:

Excellent blog on women, natural resources and ...

iisd.org 08 Mar '18, 11am

By Silja Halle , Clare Church , March 6, 2018 Between 1992 and 2011, less than 10 per cent of negotiators and signatories ...

Welcome to Salonga National Park, home to the "second lungs" of the Earth.

Welcome to Salonga National Park, home to the "...

worldwildlife.org 15 Mar '18, 1pm

On an evening in mid-May, Nana Imbile sits beneath the thatched roof of a pavilion at a research site about 45 minutes by ...

Are women our best hope for fighting climate change? #InternationalWomensDay

Are women our best hope for fighting climate ch...

grist.org 08 Mar '18, 12pm

Bali is an undeniably sexy place, and anyone who tries to tell you otherwise should not be trusted on any matter. Everythi...

Empowering Women in Nigeria with Solar Energy

Empowering Women in Nigeria with Solar Energy

renewableenergymagazine.com 08 Mar '18, 4pm

Like many other women in rural Nigeria, Habiba worked in a roadside food stall at night, helping her mother prepare and se...

savings up to 70% off

coldwatercreek.com 10 Mar '18, 4am

Your browser's Javascript functionality is turned off. Please turn it on so that you can experience the full capabilities ...

Trend in the pay gap between men and women in selected OECD countries @AFPgraphics

Trend in the pay gap between men and women in s...

sg.news.yahoo.com 09 Mar '18, 2am

Countries around the world mobilised Thursday for International Women's Day with Spaniards on an unprecedented strike, Fra...

Remember Silvia Ruegger's game-changing race fo...

runningmagazine.ca 08 Mar '18, 3pm

Each week, we send out a newsletter of the most popular stories featured recently on runningmagazine.ca. Our newsletter co...

Happy to share @Moes_cakes coverage of the @BayerGolfCA #GrowingForSuccess event.

Happy to share @Moes_cakes coverage of the @Bay...

golfcourseindustry.com 13 Mar '18, 2pm

The Bayer “Women In Golf” day -- #Growing for Success was an inspirational introspective journey for everyone involved. Dr...

Mcdonald's flips the Golden Arches to celebrate women:

Mcdonald's flips the Golden Arches to celebrate...

highsnobiety.com 07 Mar '18, 11pm

McDonald’s’ signature golden arches have been a fixture in society since its inception in the 1960’s, and for a limited ti...

Throwback to that subway map of notable #NewYor...

inhabitat.com 09 Mar '18, 2am

Now, thanks to the authors’ new map, New Yorkers will hopefully be more aware than ever about the profound influence of th...