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Sustainable Community Project: A Zero Waste Motive

In Africa, Climate, Features 19 by Mary Kurek4 Comments

By Joshua Amponsem Our concern over waste, our wish to encourage recycling, and our worries about pollution conceptualized the theme “A Zero Waste Motive” Africa is facing a growing waste management crisis. While the volumes of waste generated are relatively small, compared to developed regions, the mismanagement of waste in Africa is already affecting human and environmental health. Waste is, …

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Opportunities to Connect in The Introducer: Climate Change and Circular Economy

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As is our practice with The Introducer Magazine, we are sharing the connections we see between those featured in the current edition (this one is the 16th on Climate Change & Circular Economy).  If we see the connection, we’ll also include members of the Frontrunners League. Here we go:  (You can follow the links to their article.)  For League members:  …

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Game Changer: H.H. Princess Maja von Hohenzollern (Spain)

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H.H. Princess Maja von Hohenzollern is a designer for furniture, home-decoration, pets-children-and lifestyle products. She is successfully presented with her collections in about 80 countries on the international market. She was honored with the ASIA DESIGN AWARD GOLD; in Shanghai/China as the best designer. She has a high international reputation in media. Currently, Princess Maja has presented her “Royal Bath” …

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Game Changer: Michael Soskil (United States)

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Michael Soskil, Executive Director of Take Action Global, Inc. and 2017-2018 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year, is determined to make learning meaningful for every child and to empower students and teachers as positive change agents in their communities. For his innovative work in education, Michael was named one of the top-10 teachers in the world and a finalist for the …

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Game Changer: Ngozika Onyekwelu (Zambia)

In Africa, Climate, Game Changers 16, Planet by Mary Kurek2 Comments

Ngozika was born in the City of London in 1978 but went to Bishops Lee Boarding School in Zimbabwe at the age 5. Being the youngest girl and one of a few black girls in the school she only managed to school there for 6 months as she missed her mother. After a few years at an International School in …

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Microalgae and Climate Change by David D. Ramjohn

In Agriculture, Climate, Features 16 by Mary Kurek1 Comment

Microalgae can reverse Global Warming that drives Climate Change. They did it once before and they can do it again if we harness their ability in diverse sustainable economic activity while changing our patterns of production and consumption from linear to circular. Approximately two point seven billion years ago Earth’s atmosphere had no free oxygen. Life prior to this time …

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Game Changer: Austin Shelton (Guam)

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Dr. Austin Shelton joined the faculty of the University of Guam (UOG) in 2016 as an assistant professor of extension and outreach. Shelton later received appointments to concurrently serve as the director of the UOG Center for Island Sustainability and UOG Sea Grant. He leads initiatives that support the transition of island communities toward a sustainable future. Current activities include …