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'Going green' a buzz word for industry and conmen?

With an ever increasing number of green-conscious consumers buying environmentally friendly products, TSI’s lead officer for environment, Rachael Holden, predicts further involvement for trading standards. 389 more words

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Wangari Maathai


Wangari Maathai was an environmentalist, activist, and women’s rights supporter. She studied chemistry and began to take an interest in environmental issues while in the United States, and after continuing her education in several places, she became the first East African woman to earn a doctorate degree. 232 more words

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The Night They Bombed Uvira - Famous in Burundi

 Another alternative to the dance troupes was a dancing play performed by some older men; despite the bad PA and my appalling French, I could follow the story which was trying to show how people should plant their crops; there was a good diligent farmer, and a bad, lazy farmer and…well, you can guess the rest.  799 more words

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The Night They Bombed Uvira - Let the Celebrations Begin!

Activities were well under way.  A large covered shelter had been set up opening to a wide stretch of sandy ground.  The villagers had been out since early morning, clearing the litter around the village, cleaning the fish scales and guts from the hard, and there had been a tree planting ceremony.  581 more words

The Night They Bombed Uvira

Amity University celebrates World Environment Day

In a bid to raise awareness about the protection of environment, Amity Institute of Environmental Toxicology, Safety and Management (AIETSM) and Amity Institute of Environmental Science (AIES) in association with National Environmental Science Academy (NESA) celebrated “World Environment Day” at the University Campus. 526 more words

Amity University

Amity University celebrates World Environment Day

In a bid to raise awareness about the protection of environment, Amity Institute of Environmental Toxicology, Safety and Management (AIETSM) and Amity Institute of Environmental Science (AIES) in association with National Environmental Science Academy (NESA) celebrated “World Environment Day” at the University Campus. 526 more words

Amity University

The Night They Bombed Uvira - World Environment Day

In the end they did go, and David came back with a big grin on his face, his own personal fears conquered for the sake of a great experience, and a bit of a coup for the project that he was able to make much needed contact with the Congolese scientists.  741 more words

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