Sustainability

Mozambique: No Elephants Poached in a Year At Niassa Wildlife Park

June 16, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Deutsche Welle] Niassa Reserve, one of the biggest wildlife parks in Africa, marked a year without losing a single elephant to the poachers. Up to 4,000 of the animals roam the Mozambique park, which covers more land than Switzerland.

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Nigeria: Stakeholders Alarmed By High Deforestation Rate in Cross River

June 16, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Guardian] The Engagement and Management Specialist for REDD+ in Cross River State, Mr. Tony Attah has said stakeholders were worried about the alarming deforestation rate in the state, following the introduction of forest moratorium.

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South Africa: Why the Activist Who Stopped a $76-Billion Nuclear Deal Is Still Fighting

June 14, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[African Arguments] Makoma Lekalakala says the campaign against nuclear is ongoing and that water may be the next front in South Africa’s environmental struggle.

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South Africa: Adults Owe Teen Climate Activists the Earth – It’s the Least We Can Do

June 14, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Daily Maverick] We are handing our youth a climate-unstable world that could to be way more ugly, brutish, and short than the one Hobbes thought our hunter-gatherer ancestors evolved in. We owe it to the next generation to give them everything they ne…

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Somalia: Somalia Tackles Environmental Degradation

June 14, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Shabelle] Somalia said Thursday it is tackling environmental degradation which is closely linked to desertification, drought and unsustainable livestock and agricultural practice.

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Africa: Gabon Appoints British-Born White Minister of Forests

June 14, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[RFI] The British environmentalist Lee White has been appointed Gabon’s new forestry minister, charged with tackling a high profile wood smuggling scandal.

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Angola: Angola and France Strengthen Maritime Security

June 14, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[ANGOP] Luanda -A French military vessel named “Commandant Bouan” docked on Thursday in Luanda Port, aiming to strengthen maritime security cooperation between Angola and France.

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Kenya: Under Fire Over Monsanto’s Glyphosate, Bayer Vows ‘Transparency’

June 14, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

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Ghana: Tv3 Talented Kids Winner Made ‘Sanitation Ambassador’

June 14, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Ghanaian Times] The Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources, Ms Cecilia Abena Dapaah, has conferred the title of ‘Sanitation Ambassador’ on seven-year-old, Nakeeyat Abdul Daramani Sam, winner of TV3 Talented Kids season 10 reality show.

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East Africa: Climate Change Threatens Tree-Climbing Lions

June 14, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[IPS] Kasese -As climate change leads to increased temperatures in East Africa, a thicket of invasive thorny trees with the ability to withstand harsh climatic conditions have begun threatening Uganda’s second-largest park, home to a rare breed of tree…

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