Monthly Archives: March 2009

Youth groups receive Equator Award

On Wednesday 18 March 2009, the Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Professor Helen Sambili presented the Equator Initiative Award to two community groups – Kijabe Environment Volunteers and the Kwetu Training Centre from Kilifi at a colourful event at the KENVO resource centre in Kimende. The prize – awarded globally to a total of […]

Vote the earth: Earth Hour 2009

From WWF: On 28 March 2009 at 20:30 local time, wherever you are, WWF is aiming to mobilize one billion people in 1,000 cities in 100 countries to switch off their lights for one hour. Earth Hour 2009 will represent the largest-ever global vote, and will send a uniquely powerful message to world leaders on […]

Kenya: Atlas of our Changing Environment

UNEP has a new atlas on the environment and its contribution to Kenya’s economy and Vision 2030. According to UNEP, this Atlas does two unique things: • it assesses Kenya’s progress towards its own goals of improving the environment to achieve development goals; and • it delivers a stunning bird’s-eye view of environmental change through […]