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Lentil and Chickpea Production in Jordan

Food legume improvement project (FLIP) is under the rain-fed agricultural research program at National Center for Agricultural Research and Technology Transfer (NCARTT) in Jordan, a government body under the umbrella of the Ministry of Agriculture.


Finns Use Pig Slurry to Clean Polluted Pond

Finnish engineers have poured pig manure into a contaminated pond next to an old mine, saying the bacteria in the slurry will clean up metals in the water.


NCM initiated its Chemicals Cleaner Production Project, the aim of which is to minimize waste creation.

Industrial pollution and waste management remains one of the greatest obstacles to protecting the global environment and achieving sustainable development.


Dating back to 1977, glass recycling in the UK is one of the more successful initiatives in the recycling industry

Waste management, particularly the need to facilitate waste reduction and recycling strategies, has led to a number of initiatives to minimize waste accumulation. Yet, many countries continue to struggle to find effective recycling systems.


Montreal Protocol - Elimination of Ozone Depleting Substances in the Manufacture of Domestic Refrigerators in Mexico

The projects under this activity are based on the Montreal Protocol on the Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (1987) which initiated global co-operation for protection of the stratospheric ozone layer.


Cleaner production and reduction of ozone depleting substances in industry

Replacement of the TCA solvent degreasing system both reduced the cost of cleaning the parts and reduced the use of volatile chemicals which are harmful to the environment.


Announcement: Brave New Ocean Webcast March 3, 2006

Dr. Jeremy Jackson, one of the most prominent marine ecologists in the world, will discuss the state of the world's oceans based on his research on coral reefs, marine  fisheries, and coastal and marine ecosystems


The Teen Outreach Program (TOP)

Building self-esteem yields substantial results in reducing the rates of unwanted teen pregnancy, school dropout and academic failure -- primary goals of the Teen Outreach Program (TOP).


IMAGES -- Theater for Young Hearts and Minds Teen Project

To address the high rate of pregnancy and sexually transmissible infections among Southern California's adolescents, Planned Parenthood of San Diego and Riverside Counties decided to involve teens in an effort to reach their peers.


Gates Foundation, Norway Contribute $1 Billion to Increase Child Immunization in Developing Countries

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced a grant of $750 million, and Norway committed $290 million, to support the work of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI).


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