Off-grid solar boosts income by 50% of household GDP in Africa – study

Off-grid solar boosts income by 50% of household GDP in Africa – study

Off-grid solar boosts income by 50% of household GDP in Africa – study

Gogla has released a report showing the positive economic effects of deploying small-scale pay-as-you-go solar systems in off-grid regions. More than half of the survey’s respondents reported having increased economic activity, with many of those starting new businesses or significantly increasing their household income.

Melbourne zoos dump Nestle products over palm oil controversy

Melbourne zoos dump Nestle products over palm oil controversy

Melbourne zoos dump Nestle products over palm oil controversy

The organisation, which operates the Melbourne and Werribee zoos, has long campaigned for the sustainable production of palm oil — an ingredient blamed for threatening the critically-endangered Sumatran orangutan population.