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[5 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]
The Low-Carbon Lifestyle Is a New Fashion

Yi Wang
China
“People are still trying to understand the term ‘low-carbon,’ the definition of ‘green technology.’ “
I am very impressed by my research results about green jobs in China. I have come to the conclusion that there are more and more young Chinese people concerned about our environment on earth and investing their careers in this green peace movement. I first searched by two keywords, “Green life” and “low carbon life,” which led me to different websites such as www.greenmark.org.tw (Taiwan), www.greenmark.org.tw (Taiwan), http://www.club-o.org/  (Hong Kong), http://www.lvsei.com/ (Mainland China), and news …

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[5 Apr 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Malawi is Getting Greener

Sellina Kanyerere-Mkweteza
Malawi
“Women are always in the forefront in any project that will help them and their families.”
This is rainy season for Malawi and people, government, and civil society groups are raising awareness on the importance of growing trees.
If you walked in the forests of Malawi 25 years ago, at least that’s how far back I can remember, you would smell natural fruits, natural scents with bees trying to get pollen from one flower to another. You would see rivers and streams swollen with clean running water. I remember when I …

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[9 Jul 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Climate Change Causes Poverty in Sudan

Nadra Mahdi
Sudan
Salwa Altayab is a woman I met recently who is learning about climate change to understand its effect on her life.
This Sudanese female is 38 years old. She comes from Blue Nile State (Baw). She is a farmer, from the tribe of Al Angasana. She has a golden black colour, with a magic smile, and very wonderful clothes.
In simple words, she says, “Yes I know it, climate change is changing our lives, because we depend on the rains here for agriculture. Sometimes the rain falls heavy and destroys our …

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[26 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]
Let’s Build the Future with Our Hearts Together

Lesley Pocock
Australia
To fellow citizens of planet earth, We have evolved to the point where we are the universe contemplating the universe, yet at the same time we have all but destroyed our only vehicle into the future – planet earth. The true path of civilisation lies beyond wars and greed which is non-history; beyond individual ownership and to a genuine sharing of all planetary resources, not just with the members of our current generations of humans – but with humans across time and space.
It has not started yet, our real …