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2014-01-28 23:33:38

InfiniteEARTH announced that Indonesia’s Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve has successfully furnished over 100 households with fuel efficient, smokeless, cook stoves. According to input from all 100 test households, the pilot program was a resounding success and is planned to roll-out to the entire population, over 2,500 households, by end of April, 2014. Causeway Bay, Hong Kong (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 InfiniteEARTH announced that Indonesia’s Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve has...

2013-12-17 08:23:12

TAOS, N.M., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Household Air Pollution, from primitive cookstoves, kills 4 million people every year - more than combined deaths from Malaria, HIV/Aids and Tuberculosis. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131217/PH34261-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131217/PH34261-b ) People say, "I had no idea" when they hear that mind-boggling fact. Fortunately, something is being done about this, on a global basis. Julia Roberts, Global...

2013-07-30 08:25:55

The nonprofit will donate each $250 purchase of the "Limited Edition 50th Anniversary of Everest" print to improving the lives and environment in Nepal TAOS, N.M. and KATHMANDU, Nepal, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Himalayan Stove Project (HSP) brings awareness to the devastating effects of household air pollution (HAP) and its mission is to distribute clean cookstoves in the most remote regions of the Himalayas where millions of people, including children, are...

2013-07-24 08:25:07

TAOS, N.M. and KATHMANDU, Nepal, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Himalayan Stove Project (HSP) is a humanitarian & philanthropic effort dedicated to preserving the Himalayan environment and improving the health of the people living in the Trans-Himalayan region. We donate free, clean-burning, highly efficient cookstoves to families in some of the most remote areas in the high Himalayas of Nepal. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130724/PH52108LOGO ) What is Household...

2012-11-27 08:22:18

TAOS, N.M., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "Everyone has a right to healthy indoor air" is the motto of the Halton Foundation, which supports non-profit organizations that promote wellbeing of people suffering from poor indoor environmental air quality. The Foundation awards annual grants to non-profit organizations, research programs or initiatives promoting the wellbeing of people in indoor environments. The Halton Foundation has granted $30,000 to the Himalayan Stove Project in support of...

International Study Of Open-fire Cooking And Air Quality Launched
2012-11-01 13:19:19

University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) Expanding its focus on the link between the atmosphere and human health, the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is launching a three-year, international study into the impact of open-fire cooking on regional air quality and disease. The study will break new ground by bringing together atmospheric scientists, engineers, statisticians, and social scientists who will analyze the effects of smoke from traditional cooking...

2012-09-11 02:22:29

KATHMANDU, Nepal, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Himalayan Stove Project believes in the conservation of nature, improving people's health and transforming the lives, of individuals, families and communities, one clean cookstove at a time. The complete story of their inspiring and innovative program can be seen in the brief video on their website at: http://www.himalayanstoveproject.org/ They are a US Based charity, which distributes free, clean-burning, highly efficient cookstoves in...

Trying To Promote Safer Stoves In Countries Where Cooking Can Kill
2012-06-12 13:18:56

Preparing a meal in some of the world´s poorest rural areas can turn an ordinary activity into a deadly chore. Animal dung and crop scraps often fuel the indoor fires used for cooking. And before any food fills a hungry belly, thick black smoke fills a family´s lungs. Pneumonia and other acute respiratory infections kill about 1 million people a year in low-income countries, making them the top cause of death in the developing world and the greatest threat to children´s...

2012-05-30 10:05:46

The smoke rising from a cookstove fills the air with the tantalizing aroma of dinner — and a cloud of pollutants and particles that threaten both health and the environment. How families in developing countries use their cookstoves has a big effect on emissions from those stoves, and laboratory emission tests don't accurately reflect real-world operations, according to a study by University of Illinois researchers. Biomass-burning cookstoves are used throughout the developing world,...

2012-05-01 06:22:20

BERKELEY, Calif., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Berkeley-based nonprofit Potential Energy (formerly the Darfur Stoves Project), is proud to announce it has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the United States Agency for International Development's (USAID) Development Innovation Ventures (DIV). This grant, which will fund the distribution of clean cookstoves in Darfur and Ethiopia, comes on the heels of the organization's recent name change to Potential Energy and reflects the...