Ozone and Climate Change
The Montreal Protocol focuses on the protection of the earth’s ozone layer. This treaty has enabled both developed and developing countries to achieve a near total phase-out in the production a
Yann Arthus Bertrand - GoodPlanet.org
Champions of the Earth 2009 - French photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand has helped people around the world see our planet in a new light - beautiful, fragile, threatened - through his breathtaking aer
Tena Kebena and Ginfle Cleaning Association
Champions of the Earth 2009 - The association was created to celebrate the new generation of dynamic,passionate individuals and organizations around the world who are making a real difference for the
Ron Gonen - Recycle Bank
Champions of the Earth 2009 - As CEO and Co-founder, Mr. Gonen believes that by offering rewards which can be redeemed for consumer products at over1,400 local and national retailers, people are moti
Towards a Global Green New Deal
Environmentally-focused investment historic is an opportunity for 21st Century prosperity and job generation. Mobilizing and re-focusing the global economy towards investments in clean technologies a
Timothy E. Wirth - USA
Champions of the Earth 2008 - For his work as the head of the UN Foundation and Better World Fund, he established the environment as a priority and mobilized resources to address it.
Champions of the Earth 2008 - For his national and international experience in sustainable development, and environment and resource management. He is one of the leading specialists in the field.
Naivasha : Story of an African Rift Valley lake
This short film explores the environmental pressures threatening Lake Naivasha, a fresh water lake in Kenya’s Rift Valley. It looks at the importance of the lake for the Kenyan economy an
The scientists note that ocean acidification is already detectable and is accelerating. They caution that its negative impacts can be avoided only by limiting future atmospheric CO2 levels.
In the arid farmlands of eastern Kenya, a German NGO has been helping communities to harvest rain. Using the occasional rock features that interrupt the otherwise flat landscape, they are building si