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Juliana Rotich

Kenyan, I like world music and most things African. Interested in renewable energy sources especially solar.I agree with those who say that the world is one village, and global voices is one hut i am pretty happy to be in!

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Latest posts by Juliana Rotich

Africa discusses Climate Change

Blog Action Day 2009 was an online event organized by Change.org. It was a virtual gathering of voices discussing climate change. Bloggers from a sampling of countries in Sub Saharan...

Kenya: Water Crisis and Government Inaction

The Mount Kenya Trust Blog decries the worsening water crisis in Kenya, pointing out the wanton waste of resources by an MP (Member of Parliament), and continuing wildlife-people conflict.

Kenya: Wangari Maathai on the Environment and African Leadership

On the blog Safari Notes, Omar Basawad writes some pertinent qoutes from a profile of Prof. Wangari Maathai, a Nobel Prize winning environmentalist.

Kenya: A ‘Cheetah Zoo’ in Nature Conservancy?

The Mara Triangle blog is looking into a controversial project that would result in construction of a ‘cheetah zoo’. William posts about the news that the Kenya Wildlife Service had...

South Africa: The Best Green Blog is…

Urban Sprout! The recently concluded SA Blog Awards featured a category for Best Green Blog, which Urbansprout clinched this year. The blog celebrates the news and gives kudos to another...

Kenya: Much Ado About an Atlas?

Kenyan bloggers are talking about UNEP. First, regarding news of an Atlas that shows Kenya's changing environment, and secondly, the hypocrisy of driving into a UNEP meeting in a gas...

China: Plateau in Peril

A newly launched interactive site ‘China Green’ focuses on China's environmental and climate issues. The first project is about Tibetan Plateau, shows how the effects of global warming on the...

Gifts With a Light Carbon Footprint

The Capetown Oracle posts gift ideas for a green christmas “Buying green gifts at Xmas time is just another small way to make a difference to your carbon footprint, so...

Adapting To Climate Change In Malawi

Oneworld blog reports, “In response to increased flooding and food insecurity, women in Salima, Malawi are boosting agricultural productivity by sharing resources and knowledge through local farmers’ clubs.”

Kenya: Landmark Ruling on Case Involving Elephant Attack

The Wildlife Direct team reacts to news that a tourist has been awarded 1 million dollars in a case involving injury from an elephant. Contrasting this award with the amount...

Is Litter Destroying Coral Reef at Aqaba Beach In Jordan?

The Green Prophet asks Will the Coral Reef at Aqaba Beach Be Destroyed By Litter?: “The lush marine habitat by Aqaba Beach in Jordan is among the richest in the...

Environment: Dirty Dealings and Water Masses

African bloggers are highlighting water related issues, from the politics in South Africa that led to suspension of a water quality expert, new devices for collecting and cleaning water, to...

The Yellow Humvee Saga – A conclusion.

Nick Wadhams was able to categorically identify the owner of the yellow hummer mentioned by GV in the post on yellow humvees and the UN procurement scandal. He posts a...

Kenya: Save The Mau Forest!

Kenya's Mau Forest is one of the largest indigenous forests in East Africa, and it is under threat from slashing, burning (for charcoal) and illegal settlement. Some background on the...

Environment: SA Bloggers sound off on GMO foods.

Genetically Modified foods have been a concern for many environment bloggers in South Africa and other parts of Africa too. On this post we check in a handful of bloggers...

Environment: The Cost of Air Pollution in Arab Countries

The Green Prophet writes: “Air pollution from transportation is costing Arab countries $5 billion in damages, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of Environment and Water recently announced. The cost...

Environment: Leeks, eggs, fluoride and renewable energy

Can eating leeks help your singing voice? Intrigued? well The Ethical co-op blog ponders this, the need to flouridate water, eggs and a new net-metering law in South Africa.

Environment: Obama's Climate Challenge

On ChinaDialogue, Bill McKibben writes about President-elect Obama’s big climate challenge: “As he assumes the US presidency, Barack Obama must make climate-change legislation and investment in green energy his top...

Yellow Humvees and the UN Procurement Scandal

The use of SUVs by UN staff in Nairobi is rankling some bloggers. They are posting pictures on their blogs, and have even created a flickr pool called ‘Kick The...

Environment: Planting Trees in Cameroon

From the Kabissa Newletter, a project is profiled: The organization aims to plant trees in thirteen Village communities of Ngoketunjia Division, as a means to fight climate change in Cameroon...

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