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Climate Change in Africa: Survey Reveals Worsening Agric Conditions, Quality of Life

Accra, Ghana, August 19, 2019//- The largest-ever survey of Africans’ perceptions of climate change has revealed widespread reports of worsening quality of life and deteriorating conditions for agricultural production, as well as limited “climate change literacy” among average citizens.

U.S. Trains Kenyan Pilots to Fight Poachers More Effectively

August 14, 2019//-Seven Kenya Wildlife Service pilots traveled to Hammond, Louisiana, to train on gyroplanes with a goal of becoming more effective in fighting poachers.

Africa’s Key Dev’t Partners to Help Address Food, Nutrition Security

Kigali, Rwanda, August 13, 2019//-The African Development Bank, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Bank have called a high-level meeting with development partners on August 5-6 in Kigali, Rwanda at the first Africa Food Security Leadership Dialogue (AFSLD).

Adapting African Agriculture to Climate Change

August 2, 2019//-Climate change is already putting huge stress on Africa’s food production systems. And, according to projections, worse is coming.

Plastic Poses a Major Environmental Threat: But is it Being Over-stated?

A coastal wetland overrun by plastic. Supplied by author Peter Ryan, University of Cape Town There is no doubt that plastic affects the environment badly. But a trend has developed in the reporting on the impact of plastics that’s not only selective but also borders on panic mongering rather than impartial analysis of existing studies. […]

New Report Unmasks the Myths and the Truth Behind Trophy Hunting

July 11, 2019//-International wildlife charity Born Free has released the findings of their 18-month cross-disciplinary investigation into the practice, finally unveiling the truth behind the myths.

New UN Report: Climate Change Threatens Progress Across SDGs

New York, United States of America, July 10, 2019/ — The impacts of climate change and increasing inequality across and within countries are undermining progress on the sustainable development agenda.

Ghana Signs Landmark Deal with World Bank to Cut Carbon Emissions

Washington, USA, July 9, 2019 — Ghana ­­– with one of the highest deforestation rates in Africa – has become the third country to sign a landmark agreement with the World Bank that rewards community efforts to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation and forest degradation.

Mauritius Co-champions Coral Reef Action For Commonwealth Blue Charter

June 23, 2019//-‘Champion’ countries of the Commonwealth Blue Charter are laying the groundwork for joint action and robust, innovative strategies to tackle the world’s most pressing ocean issues.

Calling all conservationists: Enter the Virginia McKenna Award for Compassionate Conservation 2019 to

June 19, 2019//-International wildlife charity Born Free is delighted to announce that applications for the Virginia McKenna Award for Compassionate Conservation (VMA) 2019 are now being accepted.

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