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30 Mar 2015

The lights went out in countries across the world on Saturday to mark Earth Hour, a campaign to raise awareness about climate change. In Jordan, about 200 people attended an event in Amman. This year's theme was "#YourPower," aimed at promoting sustainable, renewable and local energy alternatives.

 

30 Mar 2015

The Lagos State Government has distributed over 20,000 liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders to residents across the 57 local governments and local council development authorities (LGs/LCDAs) in the state1 to promote the use of cooking gas and reduce hazards associated with the use of firewood and kerosene.

30 Mar 2015

Central American economies are experiencing an ongoing boom in tourism, and in certain regions this often comes with real estate speculation in support of a trend toward all-inclusive resorts, large hotels and vacation homes.

A study conducted by researchers at Penn State and partnering institutions, however, challenges the notion that this mass tourism model is better for resident well-being in biodiverse regions as compared to ecotourism, which has considerably less impact on the environment and local communities.

04 Aug 2014

African agriculture, long seen as a grueling subsistence activity, now seems to a growing number of young people like something that could be a modern and profitable business activity. A recent report by the influential Montpellier Panel urged the African public and private sector to seize on this interest with new investments in vocational and business management training and access to capital required to fund innovative ideas.

04 Aug 2014

Members of Lower Kamula Youth Group in Western Kenya are shaking up their community as they are staying put while empowering other young people in the area to embrace a bright future as farmers.

Read more at http://weadapt.org/knowledge-base/vulnerability/kenyan-youths-get-farming-the-climate-smart-way?tm_source=weADAPT&utm_campaign=bc09520ce4-Monthly+Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_be94db1743-bc09520ce4-97775189

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