SafetyNet

The SafetyNet is a new trawling system that could help cut down on the catch and subsequent discarding of juvenile and endangered fish. By exploiting fish behavioral habits and physiology the trawl separates different species and ages of fish. The goal is to use SafetyNet devices in conjunction with legislation to help tackle the issues […]

Water and Salt = Light

Green House Co Ltd will release an LED lantern that generates electricity with water and salt. The lantern GH-LED10WBW does not require a dry cell or rechargeable battery and emits light when water and salt are put in the lantern. It can continuously generate electricity for eight hours per charge of water. To use the […]

Preventing Genetic Biohazards

Monsanto controls much of the world’s food supply at the expense of food democracy worldwide. Whether you like it or not, chances are that Monsanto contaminated the food you ate today with chemicals and GMOs. Alexis Baden-Mayer, political director of the Organic Consumers Association, was recently on RT’s The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann. Take a moment to […]

Battling Hunger in the Horn of Africa

A humanitarian crisis has slowly unfolded in the Horn of Africa. Drought, conflict and rising food prices have affected more than 13 million people in the region. On 20 July, famine conditions were declared in several southern regions of Somalia. The Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit (FSNAU) forecasts that famine conditions will spread if […]

Malnutrition

Malnutrition is a phenomenon related both to a shortage in food security and to medical issues. Its occurrence is often but not always related to food shortage. The persons affected are to be perceived as being in need not only of food but of medical supervision, attendance and care. The phenomenon of malnutrition and procedures […]

Food Security and Food Aid

The issues of security, food aid and malnutrition make a complex system of intertwined aspects. Food security deals with the right and the physical and economic access of human beings to food, not only dependent on supply but also on employment, income, political and social implications. Procedures undertaken to assess problems of food insecurity are […]

WAPI

Water Pasteurization Indicator (WAPI) The Indicator is a simple device that uses the melting point of a special kind of soy wax as an indicator for water pasteurization. The heating of water or milk to kill disease-causing organisms is known as pasteurization. A temperature of more than 65°C is sufficient for the elimination of microbes, […]

Sahel Project – SilicateTechnology

The Sustainable Economy Initiative of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology has developed a silicate technology to improve the water storage properties of marginal soils in the Sahel region of Africa. The concept of the silicate consists of combining the positive aspects of two different kinds of soil. Sandy soils have a […]

Sun Fire Cooking

Sun Fire Cooking is a project that created a certain kind of solar cooker to be sold in Somalian villages. The project is especially focused on African regions of Somalia where deforestation and desertification are evident problems, but sunshine is rich, both to support villages and possibly also refugee camps. Implementation has started in Somalia, […]

Watercone

The Watercone is a simple low-tech device for condensing potable water by the use of solar energy. The product consists of a transparent plastic cone, which produces a greenhouse effect. This float-able cone is either set onto still water, wet ground, the ocean or on the river, water is poured into a black pan, which […]

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