Limited Power Supply Shackles Armenia to Precarious Nuclear Plant

Green Prophet

In bucolic but earthquake-prone Armenia, people both fear and rely on a nuclear power plant that has operated for three decades with no primary containment structure. One such nuclear power plant was built in present-day Armenia, in one of the most seismically active areas on the planet, a recent National Geographic article reports. One-third of Armenia’s population live just 20 miles away, in the capital city of Yerevan.

$22 Billion Worth of Treasures Discovered in 16th Century Indian Temple

Wend Magazine

Related posts: The World’s Oldest Winery Discovered in Armenia. Imagine a temple in the south of India, built in the 16th century, that has been an offering site for pilgrims for decades. Now suppose this temple has been managed by a royal family for nearly as long as it’s been around and that–for over 150 years–the vaults that hold all of the gifts ever dropped at the holy site have not been opened. This is the true story of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

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Don’t Help a Rattlesnake Cross the Road

Wend Magazine

The World’s Oldest Winery Discovered in Armenia How did the Atlantic City rattlesnake cross the road? With the help of a 24-year-old man named Nelson Drinkwater, whom the rattlesnake promptly bit. In actuality, the rattlesnake didn’t cross the road.

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Strange Desert Kites are how ancient man trapped his kill

Green Prophet

Crassard who leads the “ Globalkites Project ”, added that in northern Saudi Arabia, hunting traps were later constructed while in Armenia, where some 200 kites have been found, they appear to be used during the Bronze Age (around 5000 or 4000 years ago).

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We are Just Money Grubbers

10,000 Birds

It is threatened by habitat degradation as a result of the human exploitation of natural resources in the taiga and lower tundra regions of its breeding range, and by lake drainage for irrigation and hydroelectric power production (Armenia).” (The Out of just under 200 bird species I observed this year in SE Europe, there are 6 threatened species.

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Recycling Yourself When Green Projects Go Bust

Green Prophet

Eventually I got back into guiding tours through Jordan, Ethiopia, Georgia and Armenia. I’m planning tours to Lebanon, Morocco and trips to Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan, all with a culinary focus. Live long enough and we all know heartbreak, but what happens when a well-loved sustainable project walks away? Looking for day trips to explore modern Middle East architecture, I stumbled across Jordan’s The Aqaba House (TAH).

On Nature Blindness (Mine and Yours)

Eco Chic

In my case these people wandered the old-growth tall-tree landscapes of Germany and Armenia (that country is now almost entirely deforested, though amazing groups like the Armenia Tree Project are working to restore them). Last night I laced up my sneakers and headed for the hills—the Fire Trails of the Berkeley Hills, specifically, which criss-cross the forested and be-fielded rises and arroyos of this East Bay city.

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Natural & Organic Products Europe 2016 marks best ever show with 10% increase in attendees

Green (Living) Review

Show features included new pavilions from Soil Association and Organic Trade Board, Soil Association Organic Beauty, NATRUE, Demeter Italy, the Philippines, Thailand, Armenia & Moldova, Turkey, Peru, and Bulgaria.

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Megalomaniac Billionaire Aims to Destroy Azerbaijan With Artificial McCity

Green Prophet

The plan’s biggest selling point, according to Ibrahimov, the building that is supposed to draw scores of wealthy investors to a country bordered by Armenia and Iran, is a 3,445 foot skyscraper called, rather unimaginatively, Azerbaijan Tower.

2011: A Year of Weather Extremes, with More to Come

Green Blog

Worldwide, seven countries set all-time temperature highs in 2011: Armenia, China, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Republic of the Congo, and Zambia. The global average temperature in 2011 was 14.52 degrees Celsius (58.14 degrees Fahrenheit). According to NASA scientists, this was the ninth warmest year in 132 years of recordkeeping, despite the cooling influence of the La Niña atmospheric and oceanic circulation pattern and relatively low solar irradiance.

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AGRICULTURE IN THE CITY A Key to Sustainability in Havana, Cuba

The Green Changemakers

Like Zambia, Mozambique, and Armenia, Cuba responded to this crisis with a food program that included support to urban agriculture: farming in the city. AGRICULTURE IN THE CITY A Key to Sustainability in Havana, Cuba Maria Caridad Cruz and Roberto Sánchez Medina Ian Randle Publishers/ IDRC 2003 ISBN 9-76637-158-X e-ISBN 1-55250-104-3 244 pp. During the 1990s, several national economies saw their urban food markets collapse.

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Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

years), Samoa (31.3), Tonga (31.3), Morocco (32.8), Senegal (32.8), Albania (32.8), Georgia (32.8), Armenia (34.3), St Vincent & Grenadines (36.1), Kenya (36.1), Maldives (37.9), Kyrgyzstan (37.9), Burkina Faso (37.9), India (40.1), Cook Islands (40.1), Bhutan (42.4), Yemen (45.1), Tajikistan (45.1), Mozambique (45.1), Rwanda (45.1), Burundi (45.1), Lesotho (48.1), Swaziland (48.1).

Fighting Corruption Toolkit

The Green Changemakers

Promoting Transparency in Customs Administration, Armenia 3. Corruption Fighters’ Tool Kit Special Edition 2004 Teaching Integrity to Youth: Examples from 11 countries Click on the links below to download individual chapters of the Tool Kit. CONTENTS 1. Introduction 2. Macau SAR Mr Pig and Superman William: Ethics Education for Primary Pupils 3. Brazil Where Your Taxes Go: Fiscal Education for Citizenship 4. Colombia Working with Universities: The Cátedra Programme 5.

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A World of Grace

The Green Changemakers

top APOSTOLIC, ARMENIA The eyes of all wait upon Thee, O Lord, And Thou givest them their food in due season. by Nikki McClure and Anna Stern That pause before the meal inspires us across cultures. Artist Nikki McClure adds her touch to our collection of mealtime prayers from around the world. Nikki McClure of Olympia, Washington is known for her painstakingly intricate and beautiful paper cuts.

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Island Nations can fight Climate Genocide with Carbon Debt & Carbon Credit Analysis

Green Blog

At the 2011 Durban Climate Conference the US, with the help of its climate criminal lackeys Australia and Canada, again succeeded in preventing requisite international climate change action. It was reported that Island States had again pleaded with other representatives to avert “ climate genocide ” but their pleas fell on deaf ears at Durban, as at Cancun, as at Copenhagen.

Analysis by country of fossil fuel burning-based Carbon Debt and Carbon Credit

Green Blog

Fossil fuel burning yielding the greenhouse gas (GHG) carbon dioxide (CO2) is a major component of man-made global warming. In relation to carbon pollution from the burning of fossil fuels, Net Carbon Debt is equal to the Historical Carbon Debt (from fossil fuel burning since the start of the Industrial Revolution in circa 1750) minus the Carbon Credit (the residual carbon pollution from fossil fuel burning permitted between now and zero emissions in 2050).