All articles in 'Environment'


Making Forests Work for People

Whereas it had been the strategy of government to use every sector in an attempt to effect sustainab...

9th January 2007
Museveni: Poverty is the Greatest Threat to Enviro...

It is more difficult for a backward country to guard against environmental degradation “than for a c...

24th April 2007
Local Communities Should Own Wildlife

Tonnes of beef and chicken are consumed but no NGO has ever pointed out the possibility of their ext...

1st May 2007
Pro-Malaria Pressure Groups Resurface at WHO

Fed up with the sickness and death, African countries are again using DDT and other sprays, not just...

15th May 2007
Wealth: Key to Environmental Concerns

With a suitable environment in which the procedures for starting a business are reduced, taxation...

15th May 2007
Environmental Radicalism: All Pain But No Gain

Politicians, activists, and journalists—would fail miserably trying to run a company. But they want...

22nd May 2007
Copy and Paste Solutions will not Save Africa

Some environmental activists and rumour mongering NGOs are making the work of politicians easier by...

19th June 2007
Herbal Remedies Gain Popularity

Although the market for herbal medicine is good and profitable, herbalists are crying for protection...

26th June 2007
Live Earth – Dead Africans?

Africans should worry not about climate change but about the real, immediate, life-threatening dange...

17th July 2007
Energy and Climate Bills: Who is Victim?

Congress often exempts itself from ethics, accountability and price-gouging laws. The citizens are r...

24th July 2007
Innovation Scales down Housing Cost

Use of fired bricks is reduced by a minimum of 52 percent, hence reducing deforestation. A number of...

28th August 2007
Give Developing Countries Clean Energy Technology!

The forces of globalization have erected new barriers in the form of intellectual property rights an...

21st August 2007
Africa’s Role in the Climate Change Agenda

Unfortunately, it’s the world’s poor that are at a greater risk of being harmed by climate change an...

22nd January 2008
Environmental Degradation: Tanzania Calls for Conc...

Tanzanians ought to understand that environmental degradation has negative consequences. Poverty and...

16th October 2007
China Losing the Standards War

As China continues to reach out to African nations with development assistance, its global record on...

30th October 2007
How to Prevent Forest Fires in Tanzania

Why should poor peasants be stopped from owning and utilizing their natural resource in the name of...

6th November 2007
Biofuels Boom Risks Increasing Landlessness Among...

"Biofuels can benefit poor producers but only if they have secure land rights," says Cotula.

3rd June 2008
Mau Forest: Where Do We Go From Here?

Resettlement is the word coming out of everyone’s lips now. History has it that the resettlement opt...

3rd June 2008
Africa Must Exploit its Solar Energy Potential

There is enough solar power hitting one square km of Africa’s deserts to produce the equivalent of 1...

16th June 2008
Wanted! CEOs with Courage and True Ethic

Few of today?s urbanites understand how our economy works, or where their consumer products, health...

18th April 2005
Beyond Earth

Today’s truly serious health and environmental problems are in the poorest countries. That’s why we...

26th April 2005
Kyoto heat waves hammer the poor

Destitute Third World citizens might be excused if they aren’t quite so enthusiastic about yet anoth...

17th May 2005
The pot of green gold

Many proposals to regulate bio-resources will impede progress and minimize benefits. When obstacles...

14th June 2005
Social Responsibility Doubletalk

Activists attack ExxonMobil but have abominable ethical standards for themselves. The ExxposeExxon c...

9th August 2005
Social Responsibility Doubletalk

Activists attack ExxonMobil but have abominable ethical standards for themselves. The ExxposeExxon c...

9th August 2005
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