29 Feb '12, 5pm

International Bird Area in Kenya saved from conversion into biofuel crop via @mongabay

Eco-toilets help save hippos and birds in Kenya (01/04/2012) It may appear unintuitive that special toilets could benefit hippos and other wetland species, but the Center for Rural Empowerment and the Environment (CREE) has proven the unique benefits of new toilets in the Dunga Wetlands on Lake Victoria's Kenyan side. By building ecologically-sanitary (eco-san) toilets, CREE has managed to alleviate some of the conflict that has cropped up between hippos and humans for space. Kenya should embrace living with nature as the model for a healthier, wealthier nation (09/27/2011) Hundreds of thousands of Kenyans are supporting government efforts to enact progressive new policies through its Vision 2030 initiative as it promises to lift us out of a depressed economy and to take us onto a path to becoming a prosperous developed nation. For this to occur, development must be sustai...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0229-hance_iba_kenya.html

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