Articles Tagged with the word ‘project’

 
LEDs Light up Tanzania's Homes
 

/ Economics & Innovation

31 Jan 2011

 

Illumination, a company selling solar LED lamps, are on a mission to replace the paraffin lanterns in Tanzania's 1.5 million homes

 
Lot of Bottle Greenhouses
 

/ Agriculture, Community, Innovation

14 Dec 2010

 

Plastic bottle greenhouses are inexpensive ways to protect winter crops, but they are also making use of resources that might otherwise go to landfill

 
Agricultural Solutions in Africa
 

/ Agriculture, Archive, Innovation

13 Dec 2010

 

Worldwatch senior researcher Danielle Nierenberg spent the last year touring over 25 countries in sub-Saharan Africa in search of agricultural innovations that are adaptive, sustainable and ecosystem-friendly

 

A Taste of Freedom

 
 

Archive

21 Sep 2010

 

Surplus fruit is being salvaged by a new and highly inventive sustainability project

 

Grow Heathrow Takes Off!

 
 

Archive

21 Sep 2010

 

The Grow Heathrow initiative has been restoring an abandoned market garden to provide a source of locally produced, organic fruit and vegetables

 

Cards with Perspective

 
 

Archive

21 Sep 2010

 

World's first Fairtrade photographic postcards offer a creative way out of poverty

 

Britain's Largest Solar Roof

 
 

/ Archive

14 Sep 2010

 

Over 1,000 electricity-generating solar panels form the UK's largest solar roof, being installed at Worthy Farm, home of the Glastonbury Festival.

 

World's Biggest Page Turner

 
 

Archive

14 Sep 2010

 

Prestigious award given to school children creating 120 sq ft book about peace, featuring entries from the Dalai Lama and Nelson Mandela

 

Guerrilla Cinema

 
 

Archive

11 Aug 2010

 

Edinburgh Woodcraft Folk has teamed up with Alchemy Arts project to create a sustainable-bike-driven-mobile-cinema!

 

Medicine for Warmer, Cheaper Living

 
 

Archive

09 Aug 2010

 

The Green Doctors provide free advice on how to heat your house while reducing your environmental impact

 

Sharing Sciences

 
 

Archive

09 Jun 2010

 

Meteorologists and indigenous weather experts from the Nganyi people of western Kenya team up to protect crops

 

Eco Settlement Sets a Sustainable Standard

 
 

Agriculture, Archive

09 Jun 2010

 

Construction of a groundbreaking low-impact village in Pembrokeshire is now underway, following unprecedented success with planning permission

 

Green City Builds Prosperity for Palestine

 
 

Archive

09 Jun 2010

 

A new sustainable development, 'Rawabi is designed to serve a generation of Palestinians coming of age and seeking welcoming surroundings to build families, careers and lives'

 

Grow, Cook, Share

 
 

Agriculture

09 Jun 2010

 

South Shropshire is helping local people to eat more fruit and vegetables, by integrating schools, communities and home-based gardeners with cookery training and a distribution scheme

 

The Small Strokes of an Epic Adventure

 
 

Archive

07 Jun 2010

 

An interview with Roz Savage; the first woman to row solo across the Pacific, from the United States to Papua New Guinea

 

Forest to Reflourish

 
 

Archive

02 Mar 2010

 

Recognising the need for ecological restoration, a local group in Scotland have set about transforming a barren valley.

 

Working Wonders With Waste

 
 

Archive

22 Feb 2010

 

Indian company Thunk, is making fashionable products out of discarded rubbish while supporting underprivileged communities.

 

Find Your Talent

 
 

Archive

01 Feb 2010

 

Find Your Talent gives children and young people the chance to try out different cultural and creative activities.

 

Around the World on a Wind and a Prayer

 
 

Archive

26 Jan 2010

 

Swiss engineer Marc Muller has designed and built a solar and wind powered car that uses its photovoltaic panels during the day and a super lightweight wind generator called Icarus at night.

 

The Community Cooker

 
 

Archive

30 Nov 2009

 

A recycling project turns rubbish into energy and potentially transforms slums into resource-rich communities.