Water Roller Project aims to improve global
access to water by making it possible to collect 24
gallons (90 liters) of water- five times the amount
possible using traditional methods - in less time
and much more easily. The Hippo's innovative design
allows water to be placed inside its "wheel,"
transforming 200 pounds (90 kg) of water to an
effective weight of just 22 pounds (10 kg)
Read about a
to assess the feasibility and investment opportunity
of implementing a bamboo bicycle production facility
in Kumasi, Ghana.
Read about the use of fog as an alternative source
of water supply in a series of articles published in
Die Erde (139), January 2008. Check the article
of Molinar and Escobar on
fog collection in rural areas of Colombia.
Find out about the advantages and disadvantages of a
range of latrine technologies by looking through the
low cost toilet technology
flipbook available through
simple land and surveying instruments from M.M.M.
International in Australia.
the www.gapminder.org web
site. GAPMINDER is a non-profit venture for development and
provision of free software that visualize human development. This is
done in collaboration with universities, UN organizations, public
agencies, and non-governmental organizations.
August - September 2009
site. Solar Energy International (SEI) is a member-supported
organization that offers hands-on
workshops in solar, wind and water power and natural building
technologies in eleven locations around the world. SEI published a
textbook in PV Design and
Installation that gives critical information needed to
successfully design, install, and maintain PV systems.
web site. Natural Capitalism Solutions (NCS) is a non-profit
organization that educates decision-makers in business, civil
society and government about the principles of sustainability,
Natural Capitalism and the opportunities to active genuine progress
through its implementation. NCS is based on the principles presented
in the book Natural capitalism - Creating the Next Industrial
Revolution co-authored by the organization's founder
and their technical solutions in reducing pollution
and improving the health, environment, and economy
of people around the globe.
Diagnostic-Lab-in a BackPack from the Rice-360
Institute for Global Health Technologies.