Indigenous land defender Flix Vsquez murdered in Honduras


He lived in the rural community of Santiago de Puringla in western Honduras. Related: Environmental activist Berta Cáceres found murdered in her home It takes a lot of courage to be an environmentalist in Honduras. Indigenous land defender Flix Vsquez murdered in Honduras.

Prominent environmental activist murdered in Nairobi


Related: Indigenous land defender Félix Vásquez murdered in Honduras Before her murder, Stutchbury had strongly opposed several projects slated to encroach on protected land. Business Green a-big-help a-champion-for conservation deeply-cowardly honduras house kenya kenya-forest kiambu murder nairobi-martin police service stutchburyJoannah Stutchbury, a prominent environmental activist, was shot dead on July 15 while driving home in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Killer heatwaves threaten US farmworkers


Eco Green a-water-break animals-roasted become-the-guy california honduras kenya kenya-forest kiambu outdoor-workers person protecting-farm said-farmworker universityPeople are suffering from heat waves around the U.S., but many can find relief indoors with air conditioning. Not so for farmworkers who, according to CDC data, are 20 times more likely than other workers to die from heat-related causes.

Do broken windows help alleviate income inequities?

Environmental Economics

A new study in Honduras suggests that climate-related weather disasters may sometimes actually provide opportunities for the rural poor to improve their lives. Researchers found that that the poorest inhabitants of a small village in northeastern Honduras increased their land wealth and their share of earnings relative to more wealthy residents after Hurricane Mitch devastated their village in October 1998.

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ZHA creates modular, low-carbon housing platform for Roatn Prspera


In collaboration with AKT II and Hilson Moran, Zaha Hadid Architects has unveiled a new digital architectural platform for creating sustainable modular homes in Roatán Próspera, a semi-autonomous Economic Development Hub set to break ground on the north bay of Honduras’ island of Roatán. Brimen, CEO of Honduras Próspera LLC. Eco Green architectural reuse climate community digital digital architecture garden homes honduras nyc sunnyside-yard sustainable timber zaha hadid architects

This Invention Lets Rural Hondurans Clean Their Water—And Own the Treatment Plants

Green (Living) Review

Doña Reina remembers the water that ran from the faucet at her home in rural Honduras. Villages in Honduras with populations below 15,000 usually don’t have water treatment plants because building small plants is significantly less cost-effective than building large ones. What’s at stake in a world where science is marginalized? Programs like AguaClara, which offer sustainable, low-cost solutions to communities in need.

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Field Research--Invasive species

Environmental Economics

During my recent vacation (a whirlwind family tour of the Western Caribbean), I spent some time on the island of Roatan (off the coast of Honduras).    Being a good environmental steward--stop laughing--i spent some time talking with a representative from the Roatan Marine Park --OK, my family was shopping and I was bored so I stopped by a kiosk for the Marine Park*.    I learned that their #1 concern right now is the impact of the invasive Lionfish on tourism. 

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts will Clean the World

Green Traveler Guides

and more than 40 countries worldwide, including Haiti , Japan , Zimbabwe , Uganda , India , Honduras , Mexico and Albania. | Green Travel News |. H ospitality giant Starwood is the first corporate partner to join Clean the World ’s efforts to promote a global hygiene revolution. Guest room soaps and bottled amenities from as many as 500 Starwood hotels in North America will be recycled for worldwide distribution to stop the spread of preventable diseases. An estimated 1.6

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Tata Mundra: The newest World Bank coal project disaster

Sierra Club Compass

In that same year, a coup, allegedly backed by Dinant’s owner Miguel Facussé, overthrew president Manuel Zelaya and set off a wave of violence, causing Honduras to be labeled the most murderous country in the world. This sparked a wave of protests from civil society groups in Honduras and overseas, forcing the IFC to make a U-turn only weeks later, admitting its failings and promising to draft a real action plan to address Dinant’s violent practices.

Ten Ways to Save the World

Cool Green Science

Restoring vegetation and tree cover to reduce flooding in Honduras. Isn’t it amazing how competition – from the US Open to baseball’s World Series to American Idol – draws people in? Be they participants or spectators, when a prize is on the line, people take action. They join, they cheer and they vote. They often root for the local hero.

The Moron – sorry Mormon – World

Green (Living) Review

The Wycliffe Bible Translators played – being a part of the CIA – an extremely great role in the destabilization of many countries in Central and South America that were led, for a while, by socialist governments, such as Nicaragua, or worked hard against the popular uprisings in El Salvador and Honduras. Many groups are still in Honduras (and El Salvador) making mischief on behalf of the US agencies. Mormonism: A religion based on witchcraft?

Smashing Some Green Myths

Green Home Blog

via Brazil or Honduras. Smashing Some Green Myths. We have talked about company greenwashing, and we have also described how to identify a truly sustainable company when it comes to job hunting. One more area, the green myths, fits nicely between (or, in this case after, the first two). Green is expensive. Business owners, senior management and upper echelon corporate officers confront this myth almost daily.

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It is not radical Islam that worries the US – it is independence

Green (Living) Review

There was just a slight problem with that claim; there were just a few miles – more that just a few miles to be honest – of Honduras between thus making the land transport a little problematic. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) It is not radical Islam that worries the US – it is independence that worries them and not just independence of states where the religion is Islam; it is independence per se.

First Smart Forest City in Mexico will be 100% food and energy self-sufficient


Created for Honduras-based textile conglomerate and property developer Grupo Karim, ‘Smart Forest City – Cancun’ is a proposed alternative to plans for a shopping district in the area. Milan-based architecture firm Stefano Boeri Architetti has unveiled innovative designs for a nature-infused smart city in Cancun, Mexico that will serve as a model for resilient and sustainable urban planning.

Climate change could make coffee extinct by 2080

Green Prophet

The overall outlook is bleak, although earlier studies had indicated that Honduras, Indonesia and Vietnam are producing more coffee than usual. The sun may be setting on a popular morning brew. According to a new report issued by the Climate Institute, global warming will underpin an estimated 50 percent drop in coffee production by 2050.

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Moringa Oil is My New Favorite: Eco Chick Tested

Eco Chic

The government of Honduras has encouraged the tree’s planting as a way to fight malnutrition and fight deforestation. I am a facial oil junkie (if there is such a thing); I have been sleeping in argan oil, washing with coconut oil, and adding my own essential oil mixtures to both. And yes, my skin has never looked better. So I was pretty interested when Kosia Naturals offered to send me some Moringa Oil, since I had never heard of it.

Putting Reforestation On the Dollar Menu

Green Living Ideas

Their work in countries such as El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras and Nicaragua hasn’t gone un-noticed. What can you get for a dollar these days? Well, a quick google search would show that you can buy any wide number of items for such a bargain. Things like cheeseburgers, music downloads and you’re favorite watered down brew can all be had for such a price.

10 Ways to Prevent Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollution


Bananas imported from Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras or other exotic destinations. Since the Industrial Revolution, people have been polluting the Earth like never before. There is rarely a place today that has not been subjected to pollutants in one form or another.

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A More Ethical Bottled Water?

Eco Friendly Daily

For example, the small village of Cholusnate, Honduras relied on traditional methods – walking hours to collect water. It’s a quandary – where do you turn when you’re thirsty? Imagine going for a short walk. The weather gets hotter and suddenly you are parched. No water fountain in sight. No handy reusable container either. But the corner store does have nice cold bottles of water. And isn’t that better than a can of something fizzy? We all know the problems with bottled water.

Gamesa, Harvest the Wind the Network Collaborate on First Distributed Wind Project

Green (Living) Review

and exported another 102 MW to the first wind farm built in Honduras. plastics manufacturer uses Gamesa’s 850 kW turbine to go carbon neutral by 2013. Langhorne, PA : Gamesa Technology Corp., and its partner Harvest the Wind Network (HTWN) are jointly working on a community wind project to help HARBEC Plastics , a western New York manufacturer, offset retail energy rates and zero-out carbon emissions. This is Gamesa’s first distributed wind project with Harvest the Wind.

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The myth about a bloody October Revolution

Green (Living) Review

The problem that there was Honduras slap bang in the middle was no excuse to continue to perpetuate this lie and pressurizing people into believing it.

Marietta Corporation Partners with Clean the World

Green (Living) Review

In just two years of operation, through the efforts of the Clean the World Foundation, the organization has distributed more than 8 million bars of soap to children and families in the United States and more than 40 countries worldwide, including Haiti, Japan, Zimbabwe, Uganda, India, Honduras, Mexico and Albania.

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World’s Largest Shark Sanctuary Created By Marshall Islands

Eco Friendly Daily

Recently eight nations, including the Maldives, Mexico and Honduras, signed an agreement to further protect sharks globally. Sharks have been present on the planet for more than 400 million years and are represented by hundreds of different species. Despite their long standing presence on the planet, sharks are now considered by many to be at risk of extinction, especially particular species. Declining shark populations are largely attributed to shark finning and fishing in general.

Why Cancun Matters

Green (Living) Review

The Rainforest Alliance has field tested these positions in REDD+ community forestry projects it is piloting in biodiverseareas of Ghana and Honduras, in collaboration with the Global Development Alliance of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

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It’s Giving Tuesday! Here are some eco-friendly ways to get involved


Cool Effect This crowdfunding platform began in 1998 by supporting clean-burning woodstoves in Honduras. After the extreme materialism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes an opportunity to support your favorite causes — without acquiring more stuff. Instead, Giving Tuesday encourages people to do good. Since its creation in 2012, the day has turned into a global movement inspiring generosity. Here’s how to celebrate, plus some environmental charities to consider supporting.

Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

“Australia is committed to a greedy and inhumane course of climate exceptionalism, climate racism and climate injustice.&#. We all know that we have to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution and eventually reach zero emissions.

CULTIVATING PEACE Conflict and Collaboration in Natural Resource Management

The Green Changemakers

CULTIVATING PEACE Conflict and Collaboration in Natural Resource Management Edited by Daniel Buckles IDRC /World Bank 1999 ISBN 0-88936-899-6 e-ISBN 1-55250-251-1 300 pp. Disponible en français / Disponible en español Conflict over natural resources — such as land, water, and forests — has for ages been widespread.

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Teaching Green: 100 Tips, Tools, & Resources for Every Kind of Classroom

Green Life Smart Life

Listen to this podcast to find out about the ecological communities in Honduras and Indonesia as well as the concept of conservation bio-geography. Incorporating ways to help the environment into your lessons is not only good for the planet, but offers plenty of hands-on activities, lessons, and projects for students.

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AB InBev VP: Our quest for ‘agile’ sustainable development continues


We are now in the process of figuring out how we can roll this out across many more breweries in the middle Americas — so, Colombia, Peru, Mexico, Honduras and El Salvador.

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).

Education for Rural People

The Green Changemakers

Andrews, Rome and Paris 2004 Full text available in PDF You can request the book by e-mail at "Educación para la población rural en Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Honduras, México, Paraguay y Perú". [link] This ERP Tool kit provides education and training materials for rural teachers, technicians, instructors, trainers, parents, researchers, extensionists and others involved in formal and non formal education for rural people.

Break the Climate Stalemate Between the Global South and the North

The Green Changemakers

People’s movements around the world and a growing number of countries—including Bolivia, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Cuba, and the entire African Union—have proposed requiring industrialized nations to pay their “ecological debt” through a United Nations entity. by Gopal Dayaneni, Mateo Nube Rich and poor countries are in this together. If either fails to step up, the planet is in trouble.

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What is Real Wealth?

The Green Changemakers

And the people of Honduras are as happy as those of the United Kingdom, even with a per capita GDP that is only 12 percent as great. by John Robbins We've been measuring happiness in all the wrong ways. What's the pathway to true quality of life? When I was 21, I told my father that I didn’t want to work with him any longer at the ice cream company he co-founded, Baskin-Robbins, and I didn’t want to depend on his financial achievements.

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