Food waste

Food security and nutrition is currently of global concern, so much so that it has been incorporated in the sustainable development goals (SDGs). Sustainable development goal number 2 states that: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture. Despite this, it is estimated that a third…

Economics of Biodiversity loss.

Biodiversity or biological diversity refers to the variability among living things, their ecosystem and ecological processes that separates them. In general, it is simply nature’s variety. Despite its very obvious importance and value such as: 1. Biological resources provide the basis of life on earth, any extinction of a species…

Water Crisis in Kenya.

About 70 percent of the Earth’s surface contains water and an estimated 96.5 percent of this is trapped in glaciers. Saline or brackish groundwater and saltwater lakes including large inland seas make up another 1 percent and the remaining 2.5 percent of the water on Earth is fresh and therefore…

9 Reasons to protect the Earth

Earth day was created to increase awareness and support for environmental protection. On this earth day 2016, the landmark Paris agreement will be signed by over 120 countries. This is a positive direction towards saving our planet. Besides that, here are 9 reasons to take care of our planet; 1.…

Break free from Fossil Fuels

Energy is crucial for the socio-economic development and modernization of a society, and apart from the beneficial aspect of energy it is also a major source of environmental degradation. This occurs during its extraction, transportation, conversion or when being used. In Kenya energy sources consist of fossil fuels which include…

Water Management

World water day focuses on the importance of freshwater and advocates for the its sustainable management and use. Freshwater resources are now finite and are being exploited and degraded at an alarming rate. This year's theme focuses on water and jobs; better water better jobs,  water sources create numerous jobs…

AgroEcology

Ever heard of the term agroecology? Well, it is simply sustainable agriculture. It is farming that centers on food production which makes best use of nature without depletion of these resources. Agroecology depends on diversity and builds upon it.The practice builds on traditional agricultural practices and incorporating modern research and…
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