News & Resources from March, 2012

Japan Tsunami: Local efforts continue a year later

Mar 29, 2012

Over the past year, grassroots groups have led recovery efforts to help those affected by the disaster. Looking forward, these local organizations are pushing for a nuclear-free energy future. Read more

Armenian Women’s Group Sheds Light on Unseen Toxic Reality

Mar 27, 2012

One of the sunniest places on Earth, the Ararat Valley in western Armenia is a verdant basin with a hidden dark side. Decades of heavy pesticide use has left DDT to permeate into the country's soil, water, and farmers' markets. Read more

Uganda: Women Tackle Climate Change, Energy, Food, and More

Mar 27, 2012

A single project has had an enormous impact on communities in rural Uganda. Environmental, social, and economic realities have improved, along with dozens of lives. Read more

Working Towards Water Justice

Mar 22, 2012

Millions live without the safe, accessible water they need for drinking and food production. Improving this reality is no easy task, and protecting and improving access to clean water requires a holistic approach. The answer: local action. Read more

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: How Women’s Voices Can Improve the Environment

Mar 8, 2012

In every corner of the world, women are protecting the environment and building better lives for themselves and their families. In our pursuit of environmental sustainability and social justice, Global Greengrants Fund is supporting their efforts. Read more