Nature’s Nectar Zambia: Socially Conscious Honey & Wax Project


But, in Northwestern Zambia trees are being cut for another reason; making beehives. The Lunda people of Zambia, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Angola have been beekeepers for centuries. This practice used to be sustainable when beekeepers were just producing enough honey to use for home consumption, but now that the honey industry is growing in Zambia, some beekeepers can have 400 or more of these hives. They are Field Operations managers for Nature’s Nectar Zambia.

Carrying the Torch from Arkansas to Zambia

Cool Green Science

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. As the adrenaline from that encounter faded, I reminded myself that humans pose more danger to wildlife in Zambia than vice versa. The situation in Zambia is a little more complex.

Wild Products

Eco Friendly Daily

In the Luangwa Valley of Zambia, some new ideas may bring relief to local people. COMACO then packages and transports items to grocery stores across Zambia. “It’s Environment It''s Wild Luangwa Valley Snarewear Zambia We seem to spend a lot. In fact, much of western society is caught up on a consumer treadmill. Isn’t it ironic to know there is an upgrade on the horizon with every purchase – especially with electronics? But there are some conscientious choices possible.

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: The 15th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15) in Copenhagen, which many have said was our last chance to take action against “ the greatest threat the world has ever faced ”, ended in a failure.

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The Green Buzz: Friday, June 14

Cool Green Science

Conservation leads to job opportunities in Zambia ( Times of Zambia). Near extinct Philippine Eagle found to be thriving elsewhere in the Philippines – queue the R. Kelly track, “I believe I can fly.” ” National bird of the Philippines found nesting in previously unknown region, leads to conservation effort ( ABS-CBN ). The joys of teaching conservation to kids while fishing. Gannet).

Tribal Textiles employs local artisans to uplift rural Zambian community


On the edge of the beautiful South Luangwa National Park in Zambia, social enterprise Tribal Textiles has made significant strides in uplifting a small rural community with eco-friendly and ethically crafted textiles.

How the UAE can push eco-friendly energy solutions forward

Green Prophet

With the recent appointment of Dr Sixtus Mulenga as Non-Executive Chairman of Aggreko Zambia, there looks to be a focus on such dedicated projects in Europe, Middle East and Africa. The pressure for environmentally friendly energy solutions on the globe is now more than ever. With an increased demand for energy supply comes an equally high demand for sustainability and environmental responsibility.

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Pharox Solar kit facilitates increase in students' pass percentage


a San Francisco-based company which deals in sustainable LED lighting technology, has announced that it has received official word that its Pharox Solar kit, which the company had given as donations to students in Zambia, has had a positive effect on students. Last year, Empowered by Light - the company that distributed the kit - kept itself busy by supplying more than 1,000 Pharox Solar Kits through its Solar: Zambia project to various villages in the country.

Namibia auctions 170 elephants amid uproar from conservationists


While the government says that the current population of elephants sits at 24,000, local scientists say that between 17,265 and 20,000 elephants in the country are transboundary; this means the elephants migrate to Angola, Botswana and Zambia.

How Can Conservationists Convince Consumers Not to Buy Ivory?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Elephants in Ngoma Forest at Kafue National Park in Zambia. The Conservancy is working with the people of Zambia to ensure the protection of elephants by strengthening anti-poaching security. How can conservationists convince people not to buy ivory? Do outreach and education campaigns around ivory have any hope of succeeding? What messages will persuade people that their actions could harm or save elephants?

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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. Photo credit: SolarAid. What difference can a value added tax make to the lives of those living in energy poverty?  A big one. Currently, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa apply a value added tax (VAT) to clean energy products like solar lanterns and solar home systems.

Watch out for Lumpy Skin Disease as UAE Bans Jordan’s Cows

Green Prophet

The disease was first observed in 1929 in Zambia (formerly North Rhodesia) and was initially considered to be the result of poisoning or a hypersensitivity to insect bites. The United Arab Emirates has imposed a temporary ban on imports of live cattle , their non-processed skins and all beef derivatives originating from the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan following recently reported cases of Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD).

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Elephants Are Glad for Today

Cool Green Science

But it’s a rewarding job, and our Africa program of The Nature Conservancy is working with local partners in Zambia, Kenya and Tanzania to help train, fund and equip wildlife rangers. . 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. But poaching is decimating these graceful land giants: today, only about 450,000 remain. Poachers are after ivory.

New England Patriots Head to Nicaragua

Eco Friendly Daily

After last year’s Super Bowl game, a significant portion of the Chicago Bears apparel was distributed in Zambia in southern Africa. Seconds after the New York Giants claimed victory in Super Bowl XLII, the players were sporting caps proclaiming their status as champions – this of course meant that similar caps and apparel emblazoned with the Patriot’s logo, were sitting unused and unwanted on the sidelines.

Exploring Africa by Train

Green Prophet

On some occasions, visitors can also be afforded the time to enter Zambia and see the majestic Victoria Falls from the Zambian side (this allows visitors to get a better and more beautiful view of the Devils’ Pool along the Victoria Falls). Africa is one of the most visited continents world over. The reason simply being that the continent has a lot to offer.

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Giraffe Gaffe

Eco Friendly Daily

While Thornicroft’s giraffe is found only in Zambia’s Luangwa Valley. Up until now, the giraffe has been considered a single species. This meant that overall population numbers were fairly healthy, despite the presence of at least six subspecies and a fragmented habitat. However, new research suggests that the long-necked animals are a lot less related than previously believed. There may, in fact, be at least six completely different species of giraffe.

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. Such opportunities often cross national boundaries — such as the overlapping freshwater and terrestrial prospects of the Great Lakes region, which has portions in Tanzania , the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia and Malawi, or the Nigeria to Gabon coastal region.

Investing in Nature: New Sources of Capital

Cool Green Science

In Africa, we recently received a substantial gift from the Peter Hawkins Dobberpuhl Foundation to support projects in Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia. Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive By Investing in Nature. You can follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek.

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. Interestingly, Zambia also was the only country to experience an all-time low temperature when it dropped to -9 degrees Celsius (16 degrees Fahrenheit) in June. The global average temperature in 2011 was 14.52 degrees Celsius (58.14 degrees Fahrenheit).

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Meet Coach Cass, the Millennial Face of African travel

Eco Chic

Now, almost six years later, her tour business has grown to include several more destinations: Morocco, Zambia,Tanzania, and Kenya, to name only a few. . Raise your hand if you, like me, have ever scrolled through your Instagram feed and all-but-drooled over photos of epic scenery in the far reaches of the world. Don’t be shy, I too am raising my hand. .

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Meru University Offers new Online Permaculture Course

Green (Living) Review

Ralph Douwe Raaths was born in Lusaka, Zambia.

Music, Snow Days and a Kind of Time Travel: 10 Songs for Your Winter (Outdoor) Playlist

Cool Green Science

And they seem as captivated by mule deer and elk rooting under the snow for grass as I felt spotting my first wild elephants in Zambia. Urgent Message: Flight Canceled. That text drove me to a flurry of phone calls and internet searches, then eventually to a rescheduled flight on another airline. But in the end, the weather won.

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Windows 7 PC Refresh Could Create Junk Mountain

Green (Living) Review

The first cyber café was sent to Macha in Zambia at the end of March of that year. As analysts predict imminent upgrades to Windows 7, Computer Aid urges firms to give old PCs to reuse programs by Michael Smith (Veshengro) As IT departments gear up for a long-delayed refresh of desktop PCs, the charity Computer Aid has urged companies to prevent excess waste by handing their PCs into reuse schemes.

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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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Fighting Corruption Toolkit

The Green Changemakers

Zambia Educating Future Leaders: Good Governance in Schools 7. Election Campaigns Clean Vote, Brazil Monitoring Media Election Coverage, Chile Transparent Elections: Monitoring Election Campaign Expenses, Costa Rica Accountability Benchmarks for Political Parties, Germany Appeal for Fair and Free Elections, Nepal Political Party Funding Campaign, South Africa Fighting Corruption and Raising Awareness in the 2001 Tripartite Elections, Zambia 4.

ASUS Eee PC: Best Low Power Solution for Developing Countries

Green (Living) Review

The charity is the most experienced non-profit provider of ICT for development having provided more than 140,000 PCs and laptops to support e-learning, e-health, e-inclusion and e-agriculture projects in more than 100 countries such as Rwanda, Ecuador and Zambia.

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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.&#.

FOR HUNGER-PROOF CITIES Sustainable Urban Food Systems

The Green Changemakers

Hamm et Monique Baron 2000 Public Policy and the Transition to Locally Based Food Networks Ellie Perkins 2000 PART 3 : URBAN AND COMMUNITY AGRICULTURE Urban Agriculture in the Seasonal Tropics: The Case of Lusaka, Zambia A.W. 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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Urban Upgrading

The Green Changemakers

General service delivery standards are proposed with three levels of service drawing on experience from throughout the world, followed by physical design standards used in the Calcutta Urban Development Project, India, and the very minimum ‘ more appropriate ’ standards used in the early Lusaka, Zambia, project. 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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AB InBev VP: Our quest for ‘agile’ sustainable development continues


We’re using this now with farmers across Uganda, Zambia and India. AB InBev VP: Our quest for ‘agile’ sustainable development continues Heather Clancy Tue, 05/19/2020 – 02:37 Like most big companies with a complex multinational footprint, Anheuser-Busch InBev’s sales slipped in the first quarter and the beer maker is embracing new financial discipline amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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).

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. As the world becomes increasingly interdependent and fragile, the future at once holds great peril and great promise.

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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 IDRC , many Southern cities are now re-examining their attitude to urban agriculture. The challenge they face is how to control agricultural activity so that it can be integrated into the city environment for the benefit of the urban farmers and the rest of the city’s population.

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Cycling in Hanoi: Can the Past Become the Future?

The Green Changemakers

Consisting of partner organizations in Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Nepal, the Philippines, Vietnam and Zambia, SSEA was created to enhance south-to-south sharing and cooperation, in the pursuit of sound urban design for better health, gender equity, poverty reduction, and a cleaner environment. by Debra Efroymso Published on Bicycle Fixation Hanoi, Vietnam Whenever I get back to Hanoi, where I lived for four years in the mid-90s, I go to visit a friend with Parkinsons.

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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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Solar power for the poor: facts and figures

The Green Changemakers

Community Markets for Conservation (COMACO) has installed solar fences in Zambia, protecting crops for more than 1500 families. David J. Grimshaw and Sian Lewis Improving access to solar power for the rural poor faces many hurdles Martin Wright/Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy Solar power could help alleviate rural poverty. David J. Grimshaw and Sian Lewis shine a light on its progress, potential and pitfalls.

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UNU-IAS Reports and Policy Briefs

The Green Changemakers

sharing (ABS) arrangements in four African countries namely Botswana, Ghana, Uganda and Zambia. 2013 Governing the Forests: An Institutional Analysis of REDD+ and Community Forest Management in Asia By Jose Puppim de Oliveira, Tim Cadman, Hwan Ok Ma, Tek Maraseni, Anar Koli, Yogesh D.