Carrying the Torch from Arkansas to Zambia

Conservancy Talk

One May night last year, my colleagues Mike Melnechuk, Roger Mangham and I were walking from our tents to the dining room at the Mukambi Safari Lodge in central Zambia when our flashlight’s beam revealed two sets of gleaming eyes in the tall grass about 60 feet ahead.

Greenpop- Trees for Zambia


Trees for Zambia has started! The Greenpop Campsite is hosting more than 70 international and Zambian volunteers here in Livingstone and we are planting trees every day with school children, subsistence farmers and fellow volunteers from all around the world.

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Orphaned Baby Elephants Need Our Help. ~ Alicia Wozniak

Elephant Journal

IFAW has entered an exciting new partnership, the Zambia Elephant Orphanage. Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Blog (always click 4 all blogs) baby elephants donation elephants giving IFAW International Fund for Animal Welfare orphaned elephants

Bringing clean energy to poor communities in Africa

Sierra Club Compass

SunFunder partnered with SunnyMoney last year, and their first loan of $10,000 to sell solar lights to families in Zambia has been fully repaid in the first nine months. Energy Solutions International Africa is beginning to see a new light. A solar-powered light that is.

Elephants Are Glad for Today

Conservancy Talk

Poachers are doing this because ivory – although international trade is banned – fetches a pretty penny on the black market. It’s World Ranger Day , and here’s one reason why you should care: Elephants are in crisis. In 1980, African elephant populations were estimated at 1.2 million.

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Inequality between rich and poor nations helps fuel a climate of mistrust and sabotages efforts to secure a climate deal

Green Blog

A single power plant in Great Britain will produce more CO2 emissions, every year, than all 139 million people living in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique combined. Photo credit:

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How the UAE can push eco-friendly energy solutions forward

Green Prophet

In 2013 the Center for Strategic and International Studies released a report that said global energy use will grow by 56% between 2010 and 2040 and that fossil fuels will continue to supply nearly 80 percent of world energy use through 2040.

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Why VATs on Solar Energy Hinder Progress on Energy Poverty

Sierra Club Compass

Zambia currently exempts off-grid solar products -- like solar lanterns -- from a VAT that is typically applied to imported goods. But more solar products are needed in Zambia and across sub-Saharan Africa.    --Justin Guay, Associate Director, International Climate Program, and Vrinda Manglik, Associate Campaign Representative, International Clean Energy Access. Energy Solutions International Photo credit: SolarAid.

Exploring the Uncharted Bird World

10,000 Birds

I discovered this cover-photo map somewhere at the BirdLife International’s website. Cover photo map by BirdLife International. Summer is normally the vacation season, for ordinary tourists at least.

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Getting the Best Value for Conservation in Africa

Nature Conservancy - Science

The Bangweulu Wetlands ecosystem in northern Zambia covers a large area of great biodiversity. These areas require international cooperation to protect effectively.

Meru University Offers new Online Permaculture Course

Green (Living) Review

Ralph Douwe Raaths was born in Lusaka, Zambia. He has studied ascended master teachings for more than twenty years and is currently the president of the International Council of The Hearts Center.

Windows 7 PC Refresh Could Create Junk Mountain

Green (Living) Review

It’s vital that IT departments consider their disposal strategy for unwanted PCs, laptops and monitors,” said Computer Aid International director of communications Anja Ffrench, in a statement. The first cyber café was sent to Macha in Zambia at the end of March of that year.

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Fighting Corruption Toolkit

The Green Changemakers

Zambia Educating Future Leaders: Good Governance in Schools 7. 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.

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ASUS Eee PC: Best Low Power Solution for Developing Countries

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The ASUS Eee PC has been recommended as the best low power computing solution for developing countries, following the publication of results from an extensive study by UK charity Computer Aid International in April. The research into the best low power PCs for use in developing countries was carried out in conjunction with three African universities and the ZDNet technical labs in London.

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Ghana – Rainforest Birding on the Brink by Adam Riley

10,000 Birds

We already had South Africa, Zambia and Uganda under our belts, but my clients’ request for the next year came right out of the blue: Ghana! My connection with Ghana began rather unexpectedly (and as it turned out, rather humorously) more than ten years ago. I was in contact with a group of birders for whom I arranged and guided an annual tour to Africa. During each trip we would discuss a destination for the following year.

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FOR HUNGER-PROOF CITIES Sustainable Urban Food Systems

The Green Changemakers

Mougeot is Senior Program Specialist at the International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada. FOR HUNGER-PROOF CITIES Sustainable Urban Food Systems Edited by Mustafa Koc, Rod MacRae, Luc J.A. Mougeot, and Jennifer Welsh IDRC 1999 ISBN 0-88936-882-1 e-ISBN 1-55250-062-4 252 pp.

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Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

if including its huge GHG Exports), Antigua & Barbuda (2.8), Zambia (2.9), Canada (3.0), Bahrain (3.0), United States (3.1), Trinidad & Tobago (3.3), Luxembourg (3.4), Panama (3.7), New Zealand (3.7), Estonia (4.0), Botswana (4.1), Ireland (4.3), Saudi Arabia (4.4), Venezuela (4.6), Indonesia (4.8), Equatorial Guinea (5.0), Belgium (5.0). “Australia is committed to a greedy and inhumane course of climate exceptionalism, climate racism and climate injustice.&#.

Feeding the Sustainable City

The Green Changemakers

Mwale , Lusaka, Zambia The Development Challenge: Can agriculture succeed in the urban environment? Thanks to pioneering research initially led by Canada’s International Development Research Centre ( IDRC ), many Southern cities are now re-examining their attitude to urban agriculture.

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YES! Earth Charter Curricular Module

The Green Changemakers

Created in a 10-year grassroots process with thousands of people in countries from Argentina to Zambia it was approved by the Earth Charter Commission at the UNESCO Headquarters in 2000.

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Solar power for the poor: facts and figures

The Green Changemakers

The International Energy Agency calculates that, in 2007, solar PV and solar-thermal contributed less than 0.2 Community Markets for Conservation (COMACO) has installed solar fences in Zambia, protecting crops for more than 1500 families. David J.

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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. Hopefully this analysis will be useful in International Court of Justice (ICJ) litigations and International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutions against Climate Debtor countries by Climate Creditor countries.

UNU-IAS Reports and Policy Briefs

The Green Changemakers

has taken centre stage now with negotiations in full swing to develop an international regime on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) by the year 2010. sharing (ABS) arrangements in four African countries namely Botswana, Ghana, Uganda and Zambia.

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

Green Blog

The Carbon Debtors (Climate Debtors) should be held to account through public advocacy, boycotts, sanctions, green tariffs, International Court of Justice (ICJ) litigations and International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutions applied against Climate Debtor countries by Climate Creditor countries, notably the numerous Island States and major mega-delta countries such as Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, China, Egypt, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

Jacqui's project

The Green Changemakers

It turned out that a couple of schools had partner schools in Africa ( Malawi and Zambia ), and two schools were registered Fairtrade schools, but other than that there was a huge blank. Sustainable Development course Project of Jacqui : Promoting Sustainable Development education in primary schools.

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