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Whanganui river in New Zealand has been granted legal rights of a human being.

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When you consider nature as another human being, nature will care you as a part of her. For the first time in the world, New Zealand has granted ‘a river’ the same right as a human being.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 April 2017 06:37 Read more...
 

How waste water reuse and recycling can reduce water drudgery for women

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Somewhere in a mountain village in the Himalaya, a woman folds a taro leaf into a cone, fills it with soil, and sows a seed. She waters her little cone with waste water from the kitchen, creating an enabling environment for the seed to germinate in. She hopes that in time the seed will add a bit of greenery to her kitchen. For her, water flows down in the river where it is not easy to access, and the nearby springs are all drying up as the climate changes. She has no option but to maximize the use of available water. She has to reuse and recycle. The taro leaf prevents seepage, holds water for more days, and turns into manure over time. By the simple act of planting a seed the woman is utilizing holistic knowledge and combining various resources to maximize benefit.

Last Updated on Friday, 31 March 2017 04:29 Read more...
 

KENYA GOVERNMENT URGES FARMERS TO VENTURE IN COTTON FARMING

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Kenya-Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Willy Bett visited Kwale County where he encouraged smallholder farmers to venture into the farming of cotton and help revive the troubled sector.He made these remarks during a visit to mining company, Base Titanium, who have already established a program with the local community in which they operate in, to improve the living standards and livelihood opportunities. Commenting on the state of the cotton industry in the country, Willy Bett said, “There are various challenges in the Kenya cotton sector that have resulted to its low competitiveness, both in the local and in the international market. One major constraint is the high cost of inputs.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 December 2016 07:46 Read more...
 

Pathway to Paris

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Pathway to Paris is a call for peace, compassion, respect, equality, justice, democracy, love, human rights and a fight for the survival of our planet. It is about bringing together our voices to highlight our love for this world. Pathway to Paris concerts  bring our voices together in solidarity, offering our love and commitment to a sustainable world. We feel the urgency to come together and build a global movement for climate justice, recognizing that climate change and its challenges interconnects us all. The upcoming climate change talks offer an enormous opportunity to send a clear signal that the world is moving away from fossil fuels and towards a renewable energy future, while listening and problem solving with voices from around the world.

Last Updated on Friday, 19 August 2016 08:11 Read more...
 

Life Threat to Aquatic life on the Ocean

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It seems that almost every day there is another story about pollution of one form or another, in the food we eat, the water we drink and the air we breathe. Very often our own actions lead to that pollution and in many cases we can do something about it. Pollution is anything that is present or introduced into an environment which causes harm.  In the sea there are many kinds of pollution such as rubbish, oil, chemicals and even sewage from our toilets. In the last ten years our waters have borne the brunt of serious pollution accidents, but these are becoming less common as technologies develop and the affects become better understood.  But, there is still an awful lot to learn about the effects of polluting our marine environments.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 August 2016 08:22 Read more...
 
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