“Ecobricks” are addressing pollution, poverty and lack of educational opportunities on the island of Ometepe, Nicaragua.
In tropical countries with widespread subsistence agriculture, failing to composte waste is like burning money. This recipe makes compost in 18 days!
Game Guards are central to Community-Based Natural Resource Management, an effective approach allowing local communities to benefit from conservation.
Ngerengere River Eco Camp is a radical experiment in volunteer-driven sustainable development innovation. It’s currently focused on how to transform the local economy from one based on illegal logging for low-value charcoal production and over-grazing by cattle, to high-value, sustainable options like beekeeping, planting fruit orchards, and chicken farming.
In rural Sub-Saharan Africa, communities co-exist with elephants and hippos that can devour a field of crops in a night, and lions and hyenas that feast on untended cows and goats. Finding ways to reduce and manage these conflicts, while turning the surrounding wilderness into a valuable economic asset, may be the only way to ensure the continued existence of the ecosystem from which our species evolved. Read how ChangeStream Media is exploring this topic, starting in Namibia.