Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

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!

Email Juliana Rotich

Latest posts by Juliana Rotich

Green buildings, Planet Walkers & Getting Paid by Eskom

As the week draws to a close, South African environment bloggers touched on various topics, from inspiring talks, green buildings and a net metering law in South Africa. Picture of...

Environment: Ivory Auctions A Disservice to Conservation

Richard Leakey blogs about his concern regarding ivory auctions in South Africa. “…I believe that auctioning the ivory stockpiles would cause poaching to increase particularly in the central, eastern and...

Green Obama Dreams: Environment Bloggers Weigh in on The Historic Day

Tim Hurst of Ecopoliticology blog posts an entertaining video titled ‘5 Green Obama Dreams’. The video mentions his posts on high resolution energy resource maps and the solar powered lawnmower....

Carbon Footprint Calculators

Last month, GV environment looked at Maps, online communities and carbon footprint calculators. Since then there have been more calculators released, and in this post we list some of these...

Climate Analysis of Rihanna's ‘Shut up and Drive’ Video

Empivot is an online green media aggregator, or as its tag line says, it is the ‘Online Network for Green Video’. Members can upload video, browse channels such as Renewable...

Environment: Ethiopia looks to Wind Power

On the Red Green and Blue Blog, Amanda reports “Ethiopia could soon have the largest wind farm in Africa after a new deal between the country and the French company...

Environment: GM Labelling in South Africa

Ethical Co-op blog reports that Genetically modified foods are to be labeled in South Africa, and warns against the tactics used by GM lobbyists who did not support the ruling...

Environment: Meetup of Green Bloggers in Capetown South Africa

On October 11th 2008, Global Voices Environment, Carbon Smart and Urban Sprout organized a meetup for environment bloggers in Capetown South Africa. What follows is a rundown of what was...

Environment: South African Bloggers herald SA's First Electric Car

South African bloggers were among the first to report on South Africa's first electric car. On the blog Urbasprout, Glen was among the first people to post pictures of the...

Environment: Maps, Online Communities & Carbon Footprint Calculators

Earlier this year, GV Environment listed the web2.0 tools for environment activism. Since then many more tools have been developed. This post will highlight some mashups, online communities, carbon footprint...

Environment: Polluted Fish?

La Maguerite considers whether to buy a parrot fish or not, especially after seeing the plastic pollution at a beach just the day before. “…I just wonder how safe is...

Deal Reached on Extension of Renewable Energy Tax credits

On Gristmill blog, Kate Shepard reports “The Senate appears to have reached a deal on a major tax package that includes the extension of tax credits for renewable energy that...

Wind Powered Rotating Skyscraper in Dubai

The Green Prophet writes about the plans for Dubai's wind powered skyscraper, which not only has ‘tremendous cool factor’ but also incorporates advanced building principles. (Also discussed on the post).

Environment: Powering our way to Extinction

Rory of Carbon Copy considers the decline in biodiversity and includes thoughts on the role of humans as animals within the ecosystem.

Uganda: Forest Destruction by the Government

Blogger Moses Sserwanga calls on MPs not to allow forest destruction by the government in the form of allocations to companies.”Parliament should not give free rein to government to do...

World Bank Film Competition – Social Dimensions of Climate Change

The world bank has a call for submissions of short 2-5 minute documentaries that show the social effects or aspects of climate change. The deadline for the competition is October...

Using Technology to Support the Environment

On the Kabissa blog, Sokari has an interview with Sylvie Siyam of PROTEGE QV, a Cameroonian NGO which promotes technologies that preserve the environment.

Environment: Energy and Conservation News from Blogs around the world

In this post from GV environment, we check in with bloggers around the world who are writing on diverse topics; from ornithology, energy efficiency to forest preservation. The Bahraini ornithologist...

Environment: Recycling Beach Waste

Karen Chernick writes at the Green Prophet blog, about the initiative to clean up the beach and recycle plastic waste, an initiative of major beverage companies in Israel.

Environment: Oil Prospecting in Uganda

Omar of Safarinotes looks at Uganda's quest for Oil, saying “Environmentally, while prospecting for oil, Uganda has to take great care in protecting its other great natural resources: water, land...

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site