Nepal’s vulture restaurants, crows picking up litter, Afghan universitiy reopens
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In today’s edition of Squirrel News, Nepal’s vultures dine well with community help, Sweden enlists crows to clean the streets, and Afghan women may be able to study at university again.
How Nepal’s vulture restaurants help keep the birds from extinction
In Nepal, NGO and locals are working together to stop the decline in vulture populations whilst whilst solving other issues as well
Swedish startup trains crows to clean-up cigarette butts
A Swedish startup is using crows to help tackle the fight against street litter
Afghanistan opens public universities to both men and women
Amidst the cultural and political issues that women in Afghanistan face daily, a ray of hope has shone on the city of Jalalabad as its public universities open their doors to women.
Roof-cooling innovations in India support women in earning and living better
In a country where scorching heat can be fatal, architectural innovation is enabling women to work more and saving lives.
Europe’s first; sales of self-charging hybrid cars outpacing diesel counterparts
Sales of hybrid cars are rising significantly in Europe since 2020, providing competition for their diesel counterparts.
Jakarta works with Japan to tackle congestion
Jakarta’s high congestion has troubled commuters for years, but with the help of the Japanese Mass Rapid Transit system the nightmarish commute may be a thing of the past.
Islands championing the charge to green energy
Every little bit helps in the battle against climate change, and for a growing number of small islands the connection with nature is deepend through clean energy.
Real community gardening with free land in Montenegro
Seven years in the making, Mereza’s Ekologika social garden founder Aleksandar Novovic shares his land with those keen to cultivate a green thumb.