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‘Cool Runnings’ in Antarctica

What draws people to explore Antarctica, the ‘highest, driest, coldest, windiest’ place on Earth? What is it about the white continent, with its freezing temperatures, desolate landscapes, and complete isolation, that compels one to make [...]

By | March 26th, 2014|Categories: General|1 Comment

Running the World, For the World

New horizons… Traveling the world often exposes us to the delicate balance between people and the environment. It can take us from sprawling cities to squalid slums, from thirsty deserts to thriving forests, from high-rises [...]

By | February 19th, 2014|Categories: General|0 Comments

Impact of Forest Conservation on Rural Development in Kenya

Forests play a crucial role in international development, serving as an environmental necessity and an economic resource around the world. Yet despite their blatant importance to our planet, forests continue to be destroyed at an [...]

By | January 24th, 2014|Categories: General|1 Comment

Forests + People: The vital link between trees and society

Effects of widespread environmental degradation have infiltrated the entire global system, demonstrating the complex interdependency among the public, private, and civil spheres that govern our world. While the environmental consequences of rampant deforestation may be [...]

By | January 21st, 2014|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Meet Ann

What was the first thing you did when you woke up this morning? Brush your teeth? Shower? Use the toilet? Most likely you were able to perform one or all of these activities from the [...]

By | December 12th, 2013|Categories: General|1 Comment

A Milestone Reached

This past March, Rooted in Hope took a team of five volunteers to Kenya to commence a tree-planting project in theAberdare National Park. In collaboration with Aberdare Safari Hotels (ASH) and the Kenyan Wildlife Service (KWS), Rooted in Hope is working [...]

By | August 6th, 2012|Categories: General|0 Comments