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

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ppm per year (see “ Recent Mauna Loa CO2 ”, US Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). After the disastrous inaction of the Durban Climate Conference and the derisory First World offer of a $100 billion climate fund for poor nations, it is apparent that the greedy climate criminals (notably the US, Australia and Canada) and the other Climate Debtors will not repay their debt nor indeed stop polluting the atmosphere.

South Africa’s endemic birds

10,000 Birds

The long-tailed Cape Sugarbird is quite common in and around Cape Town, and prime sites include Cape Point National Park and Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. South Africa’s national bird is the Blue Crane. Blue Cranes are almost entirely restricted to South Africa, with an isolated (but dwindling) population in Namibia’s Etosha National Park and a few pairs in Botswana. A dancing Blue Crane , South Africa’s national bird.

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Foreskin Removal for Zulus Prevents AIDS

Green Prophet

The all-volunteer has set a model for educating citizens of developing nations on how to stay protected from the deadly HIV virus. Since its early beginnings in 1986, the NGO has worked locally in Jerusalem, nationally in Israel and internationally through materials utilized in about 30 countries, in coordination with groups such as the World Health Organization and UNAIDS. JAIP was commended by the United Nations in 2006 for its approach.

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Reflecting on the Environmental Legacy of Nelson Mandela - Part 1

Sierra Club Compass

My chance to support the environmental justice struggles in South Africa came in 2001 as a delegate with the National Black Environmental Justice Network (NBEJN) to the UN World Conference Against Racism, Xenophobia and other Intolerences (WCAR) in 2001 in Durban, South Africa. Robben Island is protected by the National Heritage Resources Act, the Cultural Institutions Act, the Environment Conservation Act, the National Environmental Management Act and the World Heritage Convention Act.

Israel Strengthens Environmental Ties to Africa: Part 1

Green Prophet

Israel now has relations with 44 African nations, more than at any time in its history. Central Bank Governor of Swaziland, Martin Dlamini, spoke hopefully of ongoing cooperation with Israel after a meeting with Israel’s Minister of Finance, Yitzhak Cohen, in June. “We This is the dawning of a new era in relations between Israel and African states,” according to Lynn Schler, director of the Africa Centre at Ben-Gurion University.

Top 10 from Home

10,000 Birds

This was tough because this excluded species that occur in two countries within South Africa’s geographical area, Lesotho and Swaziland. Southern Black Korh aan West Coast National Park is one of my favorite places to go birding in South Africa. I must be home-sick because last weekend I found myself browsing through my “SASOL Birds of Southern Africa&#. This prompted me to compile a list of my Top 10 birds from home.

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Recycling hotel soap to save lives

Green (Living) Review

Instead of used bars of soap from the hospitality industry ending up in landfills, the soaps are cleaned and reprocessed for shipment to impoverished nations such as Haiti, Uganda, Kenya and Swaziland. By Michael Smith (Veshengro) That particular bar of soap that you may have used once or twice during your last hotel stay could now be helping poor children in the Third World fight disease.

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

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However these same countries have no problem with continuing to run up huge national debts, with demanding debt repayment by vulnerable countries (as in the current Eurozone crisis) or with crippling Third World countries with massive debt (for a damning account read John Perkins’ “Confessions of an Economic Hit Man”). trillion national debt and is devaluing this debt by printing money.

Urban Upgrading

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Why were only a few projects city-wide or national in scope? Country Case Example Issues Africa See also Regional Overview and Country Assessments: Summary , Burkina Faso , Cameroon , Cote D'Ivoire , Ghana , Mali , Namibia , Senegal , Swaziland , Tanzania , Zambia Angola Lobito Benguela Urban Environ. View the topics in the index below by clicking on the red button. View photographs of 'Success Stores' from projects around the world. What is a slum ? What is urban upgrading ?

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