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About Internet Society 22 April 2021

Greening the Internet: Five Questions with Dr. Chomora Mikeka

Mabel Gunda
By Mabel GundaCommunications Manager, Internet Society Foundation

Today is Earth Day, an international event celebrated around the world to pledge support for environmental protection. From small actions to large, we all have a role to play in protecting our planet.

As we celebrate today, we’re shining a light on people like Chomora Mikeka, a scientist in Malawi and a recent awardee of the Internet Society Foundation’s Research Grant Program. We asked Chomora about his research, which is “greening” the way garbage is collected in cities, and what sparked his passion for science.

Read the Q&A!


The Internet Society Foundation was established in 2019 to support the positive difference the Internet can make to people everywhere. The Foundation awards grants to Internet Society Chapters/Special Interest Groups (SIGs) as well as nonprofit organizations and individuals dedicated to providing meaningful access to an open, globally-connected, secure, and trustworthy Internet for everyone.


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Disclaimer: Viewpoints expressed in this post are those of the author and may or may not reflect official Internet Society positions.

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