Foreskin Removal for Zulus Prevents AIDS

Green Prophet

In Africa, JAIP is active in Swaziland, Ethiopia, Senegal, Uganda and South Africa. The group also has invitations from Uganda and Swaziland, where JAIP ran pilot training sessions in 2007 to 2008. Does circumcision offer health benefits? A medical historian I spoke with says yes, it does. She’s now working in Africa with Zulus. It was a tradition long ago practiced. Now Zulu tribes in Africa are returning to the Jewish custom of male circumcision to reduce the spread of AIDS.

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Israel Strengthens Environmental Ties to Africa: Part 1

Green Prophet

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 Israel now has relations with 44 African nations, more than at any time in its history. 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.

Reflecting on the Environmental Legacy of Nelson Mandela - Part 1

Sierra Club Compass

While in South Africa this summer traveling to Swaziland to visit my friend the ambassador, I experienced rural Mpumalanga province as we traveled to Kruger National Park. By Leslie Fields, Director of the Sierra Club's Environmental Justice and Community Partnerships Program. A great man was laid to rest on December 15, 2013.

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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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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).

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).