Can a Music Festival Stop De-Forestation in Africa?

In the deforestation epidemic that has gripped many countries the world over, Zambia has had it rough. Out of 50 million hectares of forest, the country loses up to 300 hectares of that forest area to deforestation every year. A crisis situation requires imagi...
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Getting into the spirit of blog action day

Tomorrow, UN Dispatch will be one of nearly 7,000 blogs in 135 countries that will send up a post on climate change.  The event is being organized by the same folks who brought you the 2007 Blog Action Day on Environment and the 2008 Blog Action Day on Poverty.    The idea is that no matter what kind of content a blog covers, you should take time out of your regular blogging schedule to educate and inform readers about a globally critical topic.  This year climate change is the obvious choice as the world heads to the COP 15 summit in Copenhagen.  UN Dispatch w