A winner of the 2006 Ashden Awards. Grameen has devised innovative micro-credit schemes to make solar energy affordable to ordinary households.
Reducing CO2 emissions from power generation by increasing generation efficiency, flexibility and applying smart power.
Taiwan’s heritage is deeply entwined with the sea. Reef destruction and overfishing has wreaked havoc on fish stocks and fishermen livelihoods. A network of marine reserves could protect not only the stocks but the wider ecosystem and the turtles of Taiwan as well.
Whitley Award donated by The Friends of The WFN to Jittin Ritthirat for Community-led conservation of Thailand’s Elephants in populated monsoon forest, West Thailand. Jittin Ritthirat (Thailand) is leading efforts in Salakpra (a backdrop for the De Niro film, The Deer Hunter) to reduce conflicts between wild elephants and domestic cattle over access to water and grazing, and restore Thailand’s oldest nature reserve as a national treasure, tourist magnet and example to others.
Even the simplest everyday actions can have an impact on the environment. And in the end they all come back to us.
Pacific tuna stocks are under pressure from over harvesting by destructive and illegal fishing practices. Through its work in the region, Greenpeace aims to safeguard the future of the marine ecosystem and the people who depend on it.
Wood Energy Ltd. won an Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy in 2007. They are the UK’s leading national supplier of high efficiency automatic wood-chip and wood-pellet boilers.
The National Trust and BBC Local Radio are encouraging people to ‘Bee Part of It!’ this summer through a campaign to help the honey bee.
On December 17th 2009, a group of Greenpeace activists grabs headline news around the globe by taking action during the Copenhagen climate summit. This is their story. So far.