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Green Lifestyle

Africa's Quiet Solar Revolution
Green Lifestyle  (tags: solar power, africa, world, greenliving, greenproducts, energy, green, eco-friendly )

Cal
- 3 days ago - csmonitor.com
The continent skipped land lines for mobile phones. Now a new generation of start-ups is trying to bring sun power to rural Africa âEUR" and leapfrog the fossil fuel era.
More Than Half of Africa's Arable Land 'Too Damaged' for Food Production
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, environment, soil degradation, farming, Africa, climate-change, sustainabililty )

Nancy
- 13 days ago - ipsnews.net
The report, "No Ordinary Matter: conserving, restoring and enhancing Africa's soil", notes that Africa suffers from the triple threat of land degradation, poor yields and a growing population.
Maasai Warriors Compete to Protect Lions in Africa - African Wildlife Foundation
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Africa, Kenya, Maasai, AWF, Olympics, Conservation, Ecosystem, Lions )

Victoria
- 45 days ago - awf.org
The 2nd Maasai Olympics in Kenya, held on December 13th 2014, was organized by AWF's partner, Big Life Foundation. National Geographic Society is the event's lead sponsor. The Maasai Olympics helps protect lions through education and raising awareness.
Guess the 10 Most Energy Efficient Cities In the World
Green Lifestyle  (tags: interesting, society, world, europe, africa, asia, climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, energy, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, healthconditions, humans, pollution, Sustainabililty, environment, society, world, travel, CO2emissi )

Jessica
- 83 days ago - yourenergyblog.com
Sure, you're well-traveled and worldly, but how well do you know your cities? Can you name the ones that have triumphed in the world of energy efficiency? We'll give you hints, of course, but the true knowledge lies within. Good luck!
Merry-Go-Round Turns Play Into Clean Power for Students in Ghana
Green Lifestyle  (tags: technology, green, renewable energy, human powered, Ghana, Africa )

Shaheen
- 481 days ago - treehugger.com
A non-profit called Empower Playgrounds has developed a way to harness the energy of kids playing in order to provide electricity to poor rural villages in Africa. The organization is making merry-go-rounds that have a clean tech twist --
Cookstoves Program Aims To Spread Devices Across Africa And Asia
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, family, world, CoolStuff, energy, goodnews, health, home, protection, sustainable, technology, society, africa )

JL
- 543 days ago - ecosystemmarketplace.com
This year's State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets 2013 report showed that carbon markets are funneling more and more money into projects that distribute low-carbon cookstoves. Now, a new initiative seeks to propel the adoption of these offset projects eve
Scratch-Card Solar Brings Clean Energy to Kenya's Poor
Green Lifestyle  (tags: world, society, africa, asia, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, eco-friendly, CoolStuff, energy, sustainable, Sustainabililty, protection, home, health, green, family )

JL
- 582 days ago - trust.org
Kenya's poor turn to solar power:Solar energy kits are being purchased by Kenya's poor to replace kerosene lanterns and to power mobile phones. The kits also are available in Malawi, South Sudan and Zambia.
Will Huge New Hydro Projects Bring Power to Africa's People?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, energy, environment, world, development, africa, Sustainabililty, green )

Cal
- 608 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Critics contend small-scale renewable energy projects would be a far more effective way of bringing power to the hundreds of millions of Africans still without electricity.
Solar Power Brings Piped Water to Rural Western Kenya's Doorstep
Green Lifestyle  (tags: africa, GoodNews, ethics, world, eco-friendly, sustainable, water, Sustainabililty, society, humans, home, health, healthy, green, energy, CoolStuff, coolstuff )

JL
- 611 days ago - trust.org
Residents of some rural communities in Western Kenya can now access clean piped water at their doorsteps, thanks to solar-powered engines that pump it from borehole wells.
Nigeria Sets Clean Cookstoves Goal
Green Lifestyle  (tags: africa, world, society, news, government, ethics, children, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, healthconditions, humans, greenhousegases, green, science, Sustainabililty, protection, globalwarming, globalwarming, CO2emissions, eco-friendly, Cool )

JL
- 632 days ago - thisdaylive.com
The Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, working with the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, is setting a goal of delivering 10 million clean cookstoves to homes and institutions in Nigeria by 2020.The groups are raising public awareness about the
African Tree-Planting Initiative Is Showing Results
Green Lifestyle  (tags: africa, GoodNews, world, Sustainabililty, sustainable, green, eco-friendly, CoolStuff, conservation, environment )

JL
- 632 days ago - blogs.cfr.org
Better harvests and improved diets are two of the benefits of the Great Green Wall initiative launched to support the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, writes Kyle Benjamin Schneps.The reforestation project will stretch across 11 Afric
Ethiopia Leads the Bamboo Revolution
Green Lifestyle  (tags: africa, freedoms, ethics, government, interesting, world, europe, Sustainabililty, sustainable, CoolStuff )

JL
- 650 days ago - ipsnews.net
A combination of an abundance of bamboo and eager foreign investment is making Ethiopia a frontier for the bamboo industrial revolution in Africa, according to this country's government.
Somaliland Gets Wind in Its Sails for Revamping Power Sector
Green Lifestyle  (tags: africa, world, GoodNews, goodnews, energy, green, sustainable )

JL
- 653 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The region's antiquated, piecemeal power grid is constraining growth - but a new energy bill may change that
Solar Energy Brings Voters to the Polls in Kenya
Green Lifestyle  (tags: africa, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, eco-friendly, CoolStuff, energy, sustainable, protection, home, green, goodnews )

JL
- 660 days ago - trust.org
As Leseiya Nkontoi queued for hours to vote in Kenya's tense presidential elections earlier this month, there was one problem she didn't worry about: How to finish her neglected chores when she got back home late in the evening.
Water-Sparing Rice Farming Proves Viable in Kenya
Green Lifestyle  (tags: africa, world, food, environment, eco-friendly, water, Sustainabililty, sustainable, society, protection, interesting, green, coolstuff, CoolStuff )

JL
- 672 days ago - trust.org
Faced with pressure on supplies of irrigation water due to climate shifts and an increasing population, rice farmers in 4 Kenyan irrigation schemes have adopted a new crop management system that allows them to grow their crops without flooding their pa
 

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