Month: March 2012

Japan Tsunami: Local efforts continue a year later

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.

Armenian Women’s Group Sheds Light on Unseen Toxic Reality

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.

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

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.

Working Towards Water Justice

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.

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

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.