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Mozambique

Beauty and Blood

Dr. Cristián Samper | Posted 09.10.2014 | Green
Dr. Cristián Samper

I had read the reports and seen the PowerPoints. And now I have seen the faces. The faces of the on-the-ground experts as they rush into the vast woodlands of the Niassa National Reserve with intelligence on criminals who have slaughtered an elephant with an AK-47. The faces are fearless.

Go Solar in Africa

Dhairya Pujara | Posted 08.06.2014 | Impact
Dhairya Pujara

On June 1, 2014, at Ycenter, we saw six projects developed by university students in 48 hours, each of them with a potential to solve problems for communities in Africa and impact millions of lives.

3 Things I Learned as a Shop Girl in Southampton NY That I Brought to My Work in Mozambique

Michael Seo | Posted 07.30.2014 | Small Business
Michael Seo

Two-thirds into the summer season and time zones removed from Mozambique, I began to embrace the reality that stakeholders are clients are one and the same.

U.S.-Africa Summit: President Obama Should Dis-Invite Uganda Dictator Gen. Museveni

Milton Allimadi | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics
Milton Allimadi

The August Summit is an excellent moment in history to change the narrative of U.S. engagement with Africa. But the presence of some notorious ones distracts from this major event.

Mozambique's Coconut Graveyards

Crystal Wells | Posted 09.16.2014 | Impact
Crystal Wells

Mozambique was once one of the largest coconut producers in the world. Today, reports estimate that as much as half of the country's coconut trees have been destroyed, making it impossible to sustain the same level of production.

One Boy's Dream to be a Soccer Star

Lynn M. Croneberger | Posted 08.12.2014 | Impact
Lynn M. Croneberger

With the World Cup kicking off this month, I'm reminded of the powerful stories of children who have gained from playing sports. Children like Tiago.

Mozambique's Criminal Code Fails Survivors

Elizabeth Bernstein | Posted 07.19.2014 | Impact
Elizabeth Bernstein

I was sexually assaulted in Mozambique in 1997. While my attacker got it away with it then -- I had hoped that things had since improved.

Stop Studying, Start Learning

Dhairya Pujara | Posted 06.21.2014 | Impact
Dhairya Pujara

I spent six years in college to study engineering, fours years in India and two years in United States of America. The result that I came out with is ...

On Earth Day, Look to Women for Innovation and Impact

Lorena Aguilar | Posted 06.17.2014 | Green
Lorena Aguilar

Here in the Gender Office of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, we are excited by gender-based proposals to address climate change. Why gender-based? Because women have too often been left out of high-level decision-making on environmental threats and opportunities.

Start at the Last Mile to Overcome Barriers to Healthcare Delivery

Allen Wilcox | Posted 06.07.2014 | Impact
Allen Wilcox

Huge progress has been made towards this goal of global equity, yet the health systems in many of the poorest countries remain incapable of handling the increases in throughput required to deliver these vaccines, especially to remote communities.

Back to the Future: Africa's Mobile Revolution Should Inspire Rural Energy Solutions

Darius Mans | Posted 05.20.2014 | Impact
Darius Mans

Access to power is a principal bottleneck to growth in Africa. Six hundred million Africans lack access to a power grid.

Thinking Inside the Box

Dhairya Pujara | Posted 05.18.2014 | Impact
Dhairya Pujara

He is running this business out of a shipping/freight container installed in the heart of city. Lets find out the dynamics of this story through a web interview that I had with Miguel.

Climate Change This Week: A Deluge of Droughts, Sinking Islands, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 05.07.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Mar 6, 2014 How unusua...

15 Amazing Beaches to Warm Your Soul on a Snowy Day

minube | Posted 04.21.2014 | Travel
minube

With much of the continental United States experiencing record cold and snow, we thought we'd do our part by compiling these 15 amazing beaches so you can keep warm on the inside, if not the outside.

A Fight for Recognition: The LGBT Community's Battle in Mozambique

Mathew Lasky | Posted 03.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Mathew Lasky

As gay Americans make headlines fighting for their marital rights, in Mozambique, and many other countries in Africa, the battle looks different and is much quieter.

The Importance of De-Hyphenating India

Cleo Paskal | Posted 03.01.2014 | World
Cleo Paskal

If healthily engaged, India could help in understanding the concerns of sections of the world that are often underrepresented, and be a valuable partner in growth as geoeconomics shift.

10 Safari Resolutions for 2014

Elizabeth_Gordon | Posted 02.19.2014 | Travel
Elizabeth_Gordon

We had our holiday party the other day, and after a "few" glasses of wine, we tried to come up with a safari experiences "bucket list."

10 Best Honeymoon Destinations in Africa

minube | Posted 02.08.2014 | Travel
minube

From a candle-lit desert oasis to a dreamy tropical archipelago, here are the 10 best honeymoon destinations in Africa.

The Beginning of Peace?

Peter T. Coleman, PhD | Posted 01.27.2014 | World
Peter T. Coleman, PhD

In 2007 the Institute for Economics and Peace launched its Global Peace Index. It has been endorsed by many and has become the most widely cited peace index today. Which is why the conceptual and methodological limits of the GPI must be recognized and addressed.

Experimental Learning in Africa

Dhairya Pujara | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dhairya Pujara

There's a myth that more equipment will improve healthcare in rural areas. But there's no lack of medical equipment here -- in fact quite the opposite. The staff hasn't been taught how to use the devices.

Serendipity in Swaziland

Mathew Lasky | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Mathew Lasky

As quickly as it appeared, the luxury sedan disappears into the evergreen before us. The BMW, a welcomed reassurance of our map-reading skills, is also a fleeting signal of Swaziland's imbalanced political and economic landscape.

WATCH: This Visual Poem Will Make Your Day

William Goodman | Posted 08.16.2013 | Good News

If you are in need of something inspiring, passionate, uplifting and much more, then you're at the right post. In the stunning visual poem above -- en...

48 Hours From Rhino to Market: The Resiliency of Criminal Networks in Rhino Horn Trade

Natalie Lapides | Posted 10.12.2013 | College
Natalie Lapides

Poaching has the capacity to drive rhinos, as well as other species, to extinction. So what makes these poaching networks so resilient? What makes them stable, or able to bounce back when interfered with?

The Rhino War Zone

Natalie Lapides | Posted 09.28.2013 | Green
Natalie Lapides

Despite all of these tactics and efforts, rhino poaching continues. These endeavors make a big difference, but they are ultimately just a Band-Aid over a deep, seeping laceration, and we need to make many changes to win this war.

A Mozambican Lion Story: Working to Save Africa's Lions (PHOTOS)

Bridget Conneely | Posted 06.27.2013 | Green
Bridget Conneely

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