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Let Contractors Fight the Islamic State, Blackwater Founder Erik Prince Says
Business  (tags: Erik Prince, Blackwater, ISIS, Africa, Frontier Services Group, private contractors, cashing in, Pres. Obama )

Judy
- 12 days ago - washingtonpost.com
As the fight against the Islamic State unfolds, the take of Erik Prince, the founder of the former private security firm Blackwater, is straightforward: If the United States is unwilling to send in ground troops, "let the private sector finish the job."
Acquisition of Africa's SeedCo By Monsanto, Groupe Limagrain: Neo-Colonial Occupation of Africa's Seed Systems
Business  (tags: Monsanto, seed companies, Limagrain, Africa, Sustainable Development, threatened, agriculture, business, environment )

Evelyn
- 16 days ago - afsafrica.org
The encroachment of the international seed industry, which focuses almost exclusively on genetically uniform varieties, takes us further away from a vision of local crop R&D and closer to neo-colonialism of Africa's food systems.
Africa's Dividing Farmlands A Threat To Food Security
Business  (tags: farming, Africa, land division, land grabs, agriculture, investments, money )

Nancy
- 44 days ago - ipsnews.net
Smallholder farmers across Africa account for at least 75 percent of agricultural outputs, according to FAO."They [smallholder farmers in Botswana] have less than eight percent percent of the agricultural land and they still account for nearly 100 percent
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protest Renewed Efforts to Plunder Africa - ForceChange
Business  (tags: world, politics, africa, environment, environment, world, politics, business, corporate, corruption, society )

Cal
- 78 days ago - forcechange.com
Call on officials to prioritize local control of resources, environmental protections and workers' rights in their push to promote U.S. investment in Africa
Can Drones Help Tackle Africa's Wildlife Poaching Crisis?
Business  (tags: Business, Drones, Wild Animals, Poaching crisis, Africa )

Ray
- 95 days ago - bbc.co.uk
An eye in the sky that can help catch wildlife poachers is the dream of many conservationists in Africa.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Facebook CEO - Mark Zuckerberg: Remove the Page of Kendall Jones That Promotes Animal Cruelty!
Business  (tags: animalcruelty, animalwelfare, extinction, cruelty, environment, endangered, suffering, slaughter, killed, killing, conservation, wildanimals, activists, murder, media, internet, violence, women, world, sadness, africa, business, consumers, cover-up, corru )

Kelly
- 110 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
For the sake of all animals, especially the animals in the African region... where hunters are going for fun just to kill an animal! Some people have been reporting the pages lately but it seems Facebook is not concerned
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Remember Slain Elephant By Protecting Those Who Remain
Business  (tags: PAYING IVORIES PRICE, Tsavo East National Park, in Kenya, extremely popular visitors, often linked with the drug trade, ecosystems, forests, nature, wildlife, politics, activists, crime, corruption, violence, sadness, dishonesty, suffering, slaughter, ki )

Kelly
- 116 days ago - forcechange.com
Tsavo East National Park in Kenya has suffered a devastating loss. Satao, a male elephant known for having tusks that reached the ground, was recently killed by poachers. The killers only took his tusks, THIS WAS BABY
VICTORY VICTORY WWF Scores 'Major Conservation Win' in Gorilla Haven
Business  (tags: "a game-changing victory for conservatio, SOCO and the World Wildlife Fund, oldest national park in Africa, stay out of all other UNESCO World Herit, conservation, ecosystems, GoodNews, nature, wildlife, world, protection, habitat, oil, busin )

Kelly
- 135 days ago - mnn.com
A British oil company has agreed to stop exploring for petroleum in Virunga, Africa's oldest national park and home to about 25 percent of Earth's critically endangered mountain gorilla population. ~(Photo: Brent Stirton/Getty Images)
NEWS ROUNDUP: RENEWABLES ON TOP IN 2013, KANSAS WIND BUILDS MOMENTUM, AND THE STATE OF THE UNION'S ENERGY AGENDA 28 January 2014
Business  (tags: world, americans, africa, asia, china, europe, middle-east, U.S.A., business, consumers, corporate, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, GoodNews, government, greenbuilding, investing, labor, law, marketing, money, sustainabledevel )

Ruth
- 259 days ago - aweablog.org
"It's Tuesday, and renewable energy took the lead once again in 2013, Kansas wind power is hugely popular, and SOTU: will Obama follow through on climate change and clean energy?"
5 Reasons Solar Is Already Beating Fossil Fuels By Jacob SandryAugust 27, 2013
Business  (tags: world, consumers, economy, energy, entrepreneurs, ethics, good news, government, investing, labor, law, news, politics, sustainable development, technology, environment, africa, asia, china, middle-east, religion, human rights )

Ruth
- 261 days ago - joinmosaic.com
'Since 2008, the cost of coal has risen 13%. In some parts of the market, solar has already reached parity with coal..there's the glaring fact that oil, gas and coal receive subsidies that dwarf those for renewables($409 billion v. $60 billion globally)'
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED TWEET-STORM SATURDAY 15th MARCH - 2104 2PM PST (USA) To END CANNED LION HUNTING!!
Business  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, nature, politics, wildlife, world, africa, violence, money, marketing, business, consumers, farming, politics, prevention, killed, killing, sadness, suffering, slaughter, endangered, extinction, cruelty )

Kelly
- 264 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
TWEET-STORM SATURDAY 15th MARCH - 2104 2PM PST (USA) - virtual - wherever you are. PLEASE SHARE WIDELY! To END CANNED LION HUNTING!!
Help Us Collect Our Taxes -- African MPs
Business  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, children, ethics, death, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humanrights, unitednations, UnitedNations, world, society, politics, abuse, business, corporate, dishonesty, debt, economy, finance, money, lies, investors, oil, usa, worl )

JL
- 327 days ago - devex.com
Multinational corporations doing business in Africa are finding it all too easy to circumvent taxation -- and that loss of tax revenue just makes countries even more dependent on foreign aid.
The Hot Poop on Alternative Toilets TreeHugger Living / Culture March 11, 2005
Business  (tags: world, americans, africa, asia, china, europe, middle-east, usa, business, consumers, corporate, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, goodnews, government, greenbuilding, investments, marketing, money, politics, society, SustainableDevelop )

Ruth
- 345 days ago - treehugger.com
"Imagine our delight...swedish Mulltoa composting toilet. Lifting the lid fires up the fans; sitting on the toilet seat opens the trap doors; putting the lid back down activates the churning motors...It does everything automatically..We want one now."
Nature Loo Composting Toilet Puts Some Distance Between the Person and the Poop Lloyd Alter Design / Bathroom Design October 29
Business  (tags: world, americans, africa, asia, europe, middle-east, business, consumers, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, greenbuilding, investments, sustainabledevelopment, technology, usa, world )

Ruth
- 345 days ago - treehugger.com
" Envirolet has a trap door you operate with a handle to hide the stuff. MullToa has a clever toilet seat that opens doors when you sit on it. Sun-Mar has a step because you sit up really high. Nature Loo..composting unit is separate from the toilet...."
More Hot Poop on Composting Toilets Lloyd Alter Design / Bathroom Design April 8, 2013
Business  (tags: world, americans, africa, asia, china, europe, middle-east, business, consumers, corporate, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, goodnews, government, greenbuilding, investments, marketing, society, SustainableDevelopment, usa, finance, ph )

Ruth
- 345 days ago - treehugger.com
A list with pretty pictures and descriptions of some wonderful solutions for the toilet !"We can't continue using drinking water to flush away our waste, and we can't afford to keep wasting our waste;Living Building Challenge..in the new Bullitt Center."
 

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