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BlueHelmets for climate change?

BlueHelmets ‘BlueHelmets’ (or Blue Barets) are soldiers of the UN being sent to countries where people have problems because of armed conflicts. Maybe you are considering to become a BlueHelmet in the future to help building a better world. Perhaps… read more

Where is the superfood? (The lesson)

About one billion people are starving to-day, nearly one in six! Because the human population is still growing and natural resources are depleted more and more, this number will only grow, more people will die of starvation – unless something… read more

On farm anaerobic digesting

  Anaerobic Digestion is one of the more promising biological technologies for sustainable waste management. It has the potential to turn a large and worsening agro-headache into a growing opportunity for sustainable farming. It can extract useful biogas energy and… read more

Plant life saved Earth from an icy fate

Besides the obvious benefits they bring, it looks like we owe our very existence to plants, which helped prevent the Earth from freezing over during the past 25 million years. About 50 million years ago, Earth was a hothouse –… read more
Himalaya

Wind power

  Wind Power for the future In March 2008 global installed wind power capacity reached 100,000 megawatts. In 2007, wind power capacity increased by a record-breaking 20,000 megawatts, bringing the world total to 94,100 megawatts—enough to satisfy the residential electricity… read more