Health/Wellness


Inyenyeri Rwanda Clean Stove Partnership

Source: matteroftrust.org Published: May 19, 2017 Matter of Trust has partnered with Inyenyeri, a fuel-utility company that provides clean cookstoves in Rwanda. Clean stove technology is an urgent environmental challenge. Every year, more than four million people...

A Cooking Revolution: How Clean Energy and Cookstoves Are Saving Lives

Source: obamawhitehouse.archives.gov Published: June 7, 2016 By Chef José Andrés Cooking: it’s a simple act that has brought families around the world together for thousands and thousands of years. As a chef, I can think of few things more beautiful than that....

How Clean Cookstoves Create Gender Equality

Source: globalcitizen.org Published: September 15, 2016 Alex Kamweru / UN Foundation From: Caterpillar Foundation This article is contributed by Michele Sullivan, Director of Corporate Social Innovation at Caterpillar and President of the Caterpillar Foundation, and...

The Peace Lily Filters Out Five Dangerous Toxins from The Air

Source: epicgardening.com Published: March 20, 2017 Last updated November 30, 2019 The Peace Lily, also known as the White Sail Plant or Spathiphyllum, is one of the most popular plants to grow indoors. If people only knew that it filters out five dangerous toxins...

Gaia’s Peace Garden Blooms as Model Urban Oasis

Source: huffingtonpost.com Published: April 15, 2017 Blair Frank Jeff Biggers, Contributor Tucked away at the end of a residential cul-de-sac in Iowa City, just south of Interstate 80 and growing suburbs, the daffodils, violets and hyacinth in bloom, among the peach,...

8 Best Walkable Cities Around the World

Source: blog.mapmyrun.com Published: August 18, 2016 by Mackenzie Lobby If fitness is your goal, the factors determining the walkability of a city changes. Take safety, scenery or the general fitness habits of people who live in the area. Having off-road...

‘People-First’ For Greener, Liveable Cities

Source: eea.europa.eu Published: June 29, 2016 Our cities are under pressure like never before from increasing populations, traffic gridlock and climate change. How can we make them easier to get around, more liveable and sustainable? One urban design firm is helping...

Clean Cookstove Research

Source: epa.gov Published: April 17, 2017 Cookstoves tested for air pollutant emissions and energy efficiency Problem According to the World Health Organization, cookstove smoke is a major contributor to indoor air pollution in developing countries causing...

17 Champions of Food: Knocking Out Hunger and Raising Health

Source: ecowatch.com  Published: March 17, 2017 Food Tank From authors to chefs, business owners to activists, this list is a collection of change makers in every industry working to fix inequalities and problems in the food system all over the world. Their examples...