Why A Retreat To Nature Can Be So Therapeutic

by Tochukwu, February 15, 2019

Psychotherapist and philosopher Erich Fromm (1900-1980) called the longing for nature biophilia. This is people’s love for nature, for the living. The term comes from the Greek and literally means “love of life or living systems.” After Fromm’s death, the evolutionary biologist and professor at Harvard University, Edward O. Wilson, … Continue reading

The Reality Of Carbon Footprint

by Tochukwu, January 28, 2019

If you really want to reduce your carbon footprint, have fewer kids and ditch your car…! Carbon footprint is the amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere as a result of the activities of a particular individual, organization, or community. The most common way to reduce the carbon footprint … Continue reading

How nature can help us heal from grief

by Tochukwu, January 17, 2019

Here’s how you can help friends and family during somber times. Death is a part of life. It’s a cliché. But clichés exist for a reason. The fact is we are surrounded by dying each and every day. Every time we step out in our yard, we are seeing an … Continue reading

Tagged on : Beach , Grass , Heal , Nature

WHAT IS EARTHING?

by Tochukwu, January 10, 2019

Can getting in touch with the Earth’s electrons improve your well-being? We look at the science.   The concepts are ones that we all can understand. Celebrating nature. Improving health. Getting a good night’s sleep. Strengthening the primordial bond between humans and the planet on which we live. The science … Continue reading

10 Ways To Make Your Community Healthier

by Tochukwu, December 19, 2018

The environment in your neighborhood and surrounding community has a huge impact on your health and lifespan. Where you live determines how safe your drinking water is, whether you have access to healthy food, how often you get outdoors to exercise and whether you breathe clean air. In fact, an … Continue reading

SDG 5: Gender Equality In Nigeria – A Critical Political Analysis

by Tochukwu, December 3, 2018

Gender equality refers to a situation where women and men have equal conditions for realising their full human rights and potentials; are able to contribute equally to national, political, economic, social and cultural development and benefit equally from the results. Furthermore, it entails that the underlying causes of discrimination are … Continue reading

Filled under : CSR , Innovation

SDG 4: Quality Education – The Nigerian Focus

by Tochukwu, November 19, 2018

Quality education is one that provides all learners with capabilities they require to become economically productive, develop sustainable livelihoods, contribute to peaceful and democratic societies and enhance individual well-being. Remarkably, major progress has been made in access to education, specifically at the primary school level, for both boys and girls. … Continue reading

Tagged on : Quality Education , SDG , SDG 4 , SUBEB , UBE , UBEC

WONDERBAG

by Tochukwu, November 16, 2018

A Wonderbag is a stand-alone, non-electric insulated bag designed to reduce the amount of fuel required in the cooking of food. Instead of being placed on a stove for the duration of the cooking period, food is instead heated to a hot enough temperature then transferred to the Wonderbag, which … Continue reading

SDG 3: Good Health And Well-Being “In Nigeria”

by Tochukwu, November 14, 2018

The chief objective of SDG 3 is to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages. According to the United Nations Development Programme statistics Each year around the world, more than 6 million children die before reaching their fifth birthday. Children born into poverty are almost twice … Continue reading

Filled under : CSR , Environmental News , featured , Training

SDG 2: Zero Hunger – The Role Of Agriculture

by Tochukwu, November 12, 2018

The sustainable development goal number two aims to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture. It is forecasted that by 2030 we should end hunger and all forms of malnutrition by doubling agricultural productivity and incomes of small-scale food producers (especially women and indigenous peoples), … Continue reading

Filled under : Environmental News
Tagged on : agriculture , hunger , SDG , UNDP , Zero Hunger
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