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The Bee-eaters of Africa

10,000 Birds

Carmine bee-eaters occur throughout most of Subsaharan Africa, and many populations migrate widely post breeding.

Dreaming of Africa

10,000 Birds

In “Where to Watch Birds in Africa”, Nigel Wheatley says: “In terms of its size, Uganda is the richest country for birds in Africa.”

Africa’s Barbets

10,000 Birds

The diminutive Tinkerbirds are Africa’s smallest barbets, depicted here is Red-fronted Tinkerbird photographed at Lalibela, Ethiopia.

Africa – Birding down Memory Lane

10,000 Birds

manicured green lawn in front of the building and an iridescent blue bird on a smallish aloe tree. Under that impossibly blue sky of Africa. The Feral Pigeon and the House Sparrow came the day after, when in the lush green oasis of the Sanitas nursery tea garden I noticed the announcement of the next meeting of the Botswana Bird Club.

Making the Right to Clean Water a Reality in East Africa.

Elephant Journal

In Kenya, with a population of 45 million, 17.5 million lack access to safe water.

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Dubai’s Al Maha Resort: green in the desert, part 2

Green Traveler Guides

| Luxury Fit For a Green Sheikh | The towering skyscrapers of Dubai disappear behind me in a haze. Dubai’s Al Maha Resort: green in the desert, part 2 is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. We have far to go, and we’re flying [.]

Africa: The last frontier?

Green Blog

The one large-scale market left to develop is Africa. They are principles being lived successfully by multiple resilient and transition communities as I write these words, many of them in Africa itself, so this is no longer just empty theory or rhetoric. That, I believe, is the question now facing Africa.

South Africa to Green its Economy in 2013 with Carbon Tax

Green Prophet

South Africa, among the biggest emitters of greenhouse gases worldwide, plans to introduce its own price on carbon next year.

80% of Middle East and Africa Concerned About Climate Change

Green Prophet

According to a recent survey, Africa and the Middle East is the second region in the world that is most concerned about climate change.

World’s 10 best ethical travel destinations for 2015

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | Each year, Ethical Traveler reviews the policies and practices of the world’s developing nations, then selects the ten that are doing the best job of preserving their environment, promoting human rights and creating a sustainable, community-based tourism industry.

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Pee Power is making energy from urine in Africa

Green Prophet

It can also be used to create electricity in poor rural agricultural areas that are common in Africa and Asia; including many parts of the Middle East.

6 Inspiring Solar-Powered Projects in the Middle East and North Africa

Green Prophet

Big or small, solar-powered projects in the Middle East and North Africa are transforming our region. billion.” Bedouin Solar Power Activate!

Africa's worst drought tied to industrial pollution by the West

Green (Living) Review

The biggest drought to hit the planet in the 20th century, the Sahel drought, sucked Central Africa dry from the 1970s to the 1990s.

Pollution From North Africa Shuts Down Israeli Airports

Green Prophet

Hazy conditions stemming from dust particles that traveled from North Africa to Israel shut down two Israeli airports last week.

Mena Suvari Joins Ewan McGregor to Fight Hunger in Africa

Eccorazzi

“American Pie&# actress Mena Suvari has joined Ewan McGregor and other stars in the fight against hunger in Africa.

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Beirut, Lebanon: eating organic & slow

Green Traveler Guides

| A Green Revolution | Come to Beirut. Beirut, Lebanon: eating organic & slow is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Israeli Sunshine Girl Gets United Nations Prize for Jewish Heart

Green Prophet

To date, Innovation: Africa has completed 66 projects in Tanzania, Ethiopia, Uganda and Malawi impacting the lives of 478,661 people.

Israeli Teens Bottle Algae in “Algeed” Superfood Project for a Hungry Africa

Green Prophet

The pupils are working on a system so that it can be done in areas in Africa where food is scarce.

Six Ways Impact Investing Is Transforming the Environmental Movement

Conservancy Talk

In Washington, D.C., we’re using impact capital to build green infrastructure that cost-effectively soaks up stormwater right away.

Flying Snakes, White Green Roofs, Why Agoutis Should Sleep in & More

Nature Conservancy - Science

How green is your roof? The Cooler Africa conservation agouti Climate Change Copenhagen cuthroat trout Ecosystem Services jellyfish migration

Apple App for certified green hotels worldwide

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News |. reen Globe is adding Green Key Global certified properties to its application for Apple mobile devices. The

Israel Strengthens Environmental Ties to Africa: Part 1

Green Prophet

Israeli companies are looking to follow the lead China has taken in Africa,” said Schler. From green energy to infrastructure and agriculture.”.

Bontebok Can’t Jump: The Most Dramatic Conservation Success You’ve Never Heard About

Nature Conservancy - Science

The bontebok occurred only in the Western Cape of southern Africa. The safaris we associate with Hemingway are safaris in East Africa.

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Maasai women are the new solar warriors of Africa

Green (Living) Review

Africa green energy renewable energyRead more here.

How to Green Birding’s ‘Big Year’

Nature Conservancy - Science

Tim Boucher ( @tmboucher )  blogs frequently on birds and birding for Cool Green Science. Introducing the Green Big Year. Won’t one do?

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, July 2

Conservancy Talk

In today’s green news, we learn of a unique way save coral reefs. Can a $7 billion pledge power Africa? ( CNN ). Blown. El Niño and climate change. Is there a connection? BusinessWeek ). How a giant tree’s death sparked the conservation movement 160 years ago. Guardian ). Grist ).

How Nova Lumos Puts Africa’s Power Pimps Out of Business

Green Prophet

It’s hard to imagine the concept of a “power pimp” in Africa unless you have lived there. Off-grid and green. They just leaped. Cities

Faith Leaders Prepare For Upcoming Climate Summit In South Africa

Green Prophet

With forty days left till the latest climate conference held in Durban, South Africa, faith leaders are preparing to fight for the environment.

This Fur Seal is 4,000 Miles From Home. Here’s Why.

Nature Conservancy - Science

For answers, I turned to Greg Hofmeyr , seal researcher with the Port Elizabeth Museum in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Photo: © Ali Bwana.

Burying the Tooth: Day 24.

Elephant Journal

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress, may be judged by the way its animals are treated.” - Mahatma Gandhi.

Sanjayan: The Art of Communication is Conservation’s Best Hope

Nature Conservancy - Science

David Banks is director of the Conservancy’s Africa program. The Conservancy’s vibrant Africa program was catalyzed by Sanj.

Investing in Nature: New Sources of Capital

Conservancy Talk

In Africa, we recently received a substantial gift from the Peter Hawkins Dobberpuhl Foundation to support projects in Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia.

Tanzania – Africa at its best

10,000 Birds

question I am frequently asked by birders and wildlife enthusiasts is: “ if I only visit Africa once, where should I go ?”

Green safari, Kenya: luxury under canvas

Green Traveler Guides

We wanted one that was both green and great … an experience both unforgettable and sustainable. How did we end up here, you might ask?

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Qatar’s QSAS Turns Other Rating Systems Green

Green Prophet

GORD envisions application to projects in Gulf States and Middle East and North Africa (MENA) nations, with no limitation to broader global use.

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Time to Pause: Risks of Nuclear in the Volatile Middle East and North Africa Region

Green Prophet

The Arab region holds the densest concentration on earth of countries seeking to generate nuclear electricity for the first time.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Jason Clay

Conservancy Talk

In this ongoing series , I talk with thought leaders about ideas in my book Nature’s Fortune and trends in the environmental movement.

Hong Kong: stay smart, stay green

Green Traveler Guides

Genuinely green accommodations are. So, during my stay in Hong Kong, I jump at the opportunity to meet with Mr. Green himself.

Soaring Vertical Garden Greens Al-Sultan Ibrahim Restaurant in Lebanon

Green Prophet

Green Studios has been recognized by the MIT Enterprise Forum of the Pan Arab Region for their work with green walls and rooftop gardens.

Abu Dhabi: Biggest Polluter Turned Green Police

Green Prophet

Elsewhere in the Middle East and North Africa, environmental infractions have gone unnoticed for far too long. And we like it. ” Good!