04 Jan '12, 9pm

Eco-toilets help save hippos and birds in Kenya via @mongabay

Eco-toilets help save hippos and birds in Kenya via @mongabay

Fertilizer trees boost yields in Africa (10/16/2011) Fertilizer trees—which fix nitrogen in the soil—have improved crops yields in five African countries, according to a new study in the International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability. In some cases yields have doubled with the simple addition of nitrogen-soaking trees. The research found that fertilizer trees could play a role in alleviating hunger on the continent while improving environmental conditions. Innovative program saves wildlife, protects forests, and fights poverty in Africa (08/23/2011) Luangwa Valley in Zambia is home to stunning scenes of Africa wildlife: elephants, antelopes, zebra, buffalo, leopards, hyena, and lions all thrive in Luangwa's protected areas, while the Luangwa River is known for multitude of snapping crocodiles and its superabundant herds of hippos. In fact, the area's hippos were film...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0104-hance_ecosan_cree.html

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