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Almada was one of the three finalists in the European Mobility Week Award 2008. The clip shows the city’s achievements to improve mobility.
This week’s green.tv news host Ben, takes us all around the world with some of the most amazing eco-friendly transport stories.
Africa Water Resources Atlas – challenges and opportunities. The atlas combines visual time series imagery to visually show how climate change threatens the fresh water resources on the African continent. Using satellite pictures taken over long periods of time, the atlas now makes it possible for us to see changes that we were not able to see just 10 to 20 years ago.
Husk Power Systems won a 2011 Ashden Award. They are connecting remote villages in Bihar to a clean, reliable electricity supply, which provides better light, harnesses a widespread waste product and costs less than alternatives.
A short film looking at how a VSO volunteer helped a local Bangladeshi community move from agriculture to fishing due to the destruction of their habitat by saline water.
Luis Rivera is a biologist at Jujuy National University and the President of the CEBio Foundation. He won a 2011 Whitley Award donated by The William Blake Charitable Trust for boosting tourism income and rallying public support for the conservation of the species-rich Yungas forests. He used colourful endangered parrots as the emblem in his campaign.
green.tv checks out all the green goings on in the crafts field.