Pumping gas out of Lake Kivu, which contains large concentrations of methane and carbon dioxide, could double Rwanda's current electricity capacity and keep deadly releases of the gases from occurring.
This doesn't seem a victory so much as common sense, but these days those aren't mutually exclusive. The Democratic Republic of Congo's Environment Minister Jose Endundo has rejected a bid by UK oil firm Soco International to
Funeral services were held yesterday for three park rangers and five soldiers who were killed by a rocket-propelled grenade while trying to secure a safe public passage in the Congolese side of Virunga National Park, where the
Some great news for gorillas and conservation: WWF reports that a survey conducted in the Central Africa's Virunga Massif--that's a region containing three national parks in the Democratic Republic of Congo,
This is one you definitely don't hear about too often: Over at Green Biz Marc Gunther is highlighting the efforts of Contour Global to extract methane from Lake Kivu, on the border of Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Here's
We first heard about SHE: Sustainable Health Enterprises at the Feast Conference when Elisabeth Scharpf told her amazing story about how she set up this social and sustainable franchise scheme that provides women in developing countries with what
Freeplay Energy has been developing some great consumer products over the years, such as the Lifeline Radio, Jonta "human-powered" Flashlight, and the Indigo Lead Lantern. But there is an offshoot of Freeplay we