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1,000 solar roofs in Brazil  
Date: 19-08-16
1,000 solar roofs in Brazil Solar power is still rarely used in Brazil, despite ideal climate conditions and rising gas and electricity costs. But a new residential complex with solar-thermal water...  
Agricultural Insurance in Ghana  
Date: 19-08-16
Agricultural Insurance in Ghana Recent years have seen West Africa plagued by extended dry seasons that spell financial ruin for many small farmers. In Ghana, standard insurance against poor harvests...  
Turning waste into energy in Turkey  
Date: 19-08-16
Turning waste into energy in Turkey Turkey is home to huge landfill sites where waste is piled high and left to rot away slowly over the decades. Organic waste dumps in particular produce high levels...  
Energy efficient construction in Ukraine  
Date: 19-08-16
Energy efficient construction in Ukraine Ukraine is one of Europe's most wasteful nations when it comes to energy. Private homes are responsible for some 30 percent of the country's energy...  
Wind energy in Vietnam  
Date: 19-08-16
Wind energy in Vietnam Vietnam's booming economy has fueled a growing need for energy - demand is rising by an average 15 percent per year. So far, alternative energies have played a minor role, even...  
Irrigation projects in Ethiopia  
Date: 19-08-16
Irrigation projects in Ethiopia Small farmers south of the Sahara are increasingly seeing their harvests devastated by droughts and flash floods. In Ethiopia, some 80 percent of the population is...  
Brazil switches to cleaner refrigerators  
Date: 19-08-16
Brazil switches to cleaner refrigerators Televisions and refrigerators are an integral part of every Brazilian household, and families who can't afford new ones buy them second-hand. The result is...  
The Humboldt scholar from Mexico  
Date: 19-08-16
The Humboldt scholar from Mexico In order for climate protection to be successful, it has to be advanced the world over, and in order to achieve that, multilateral co-operation is key. In order for...  
Eco-tourism in Thailand  
Date: 19-08-16
Eco-tourism in Thailand The island of Kho Khao in Thailand was devastated by the 2004 tsunami. Recent years have seen developers rebuild hotels, but unlike in many of Thailand's most popular holiday...  
Preserving the wetlands of Turkey  
Date: 19-08-16
Preserving the wetlands of Turkey Wetlands provide a habitat for numerous types of flora and fauna, and are also valuable carbon sinks. But in Turkey, drainage of wetlands for land reclamation and...  
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