Jayne saw that a community in Malaysia was living in unsafe homes. So she founded an organization that builds sustainable houses for the families. It's a lot more rewarding than her old advertising job, she says.
Improved soil management practices and better farming habits are putting smiles on the faces of women in Bafut, a community located about 400 kilometers (240 miles) from Cameroon's capital Yaounde.
They quit their jobs, sold their house and set off on a trip around the world with their children. Thor and Hanne Marie Braarvig dared to do this and recorded their experiences on their blog.
The 2016 Ecobuild conference in London, which runs March 8 to 10, looks at sustainable housing and the next generation of environmentally friendly homes. DW introduces a few green building highlights.
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