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Africa’s Climate Change Fight Gets a Boost

Abidjan, Ivory Coast, September 17, 2020/ — African leaders welcomed the opening of a regional office of the Global Center on Adaptation on Wednesday, voicing hopes it will spur the continent’s efforts to combat climate change.

Welcome to the Jungle: Plants Overrun Chinese Apartment Blocks

September 16, 2020//-An experimental green housing project in a Chinese megacity promised prospective residents life in a “vertical forest”, with manicured gardens on every balcony.

How Strong Infrastructure Governance Can End Waste in Public Investment

September 3, 2020//-COVID-19 has had a profound impact on people, firms, and economies all over the world.

Reaping the Rewards of Sustainable Land Use

August 28, 2020//-A thriving forest holds value that communities, companies, and other stakeholders around the world are realizing with every tree that is saved.

US Businesses, Gov’ts and Non-Profits Join Global Push for 1 Trillion Trees

New York, USA, August 27, 2020// – Today 26 forward-looking companies, cities, and organizations across the US announced they will help combat extreme heat and wildfires, as well as other adverse effects of climate change, by conserving, restoring, and growing more than 855 million trees.

Nestlé Ghana Organises Safety and Hygiene Workshop for Plastic Waste Collectors

Accra, Ghana, August 18, 2020//-Nestlé Ghana Ltd, the Good Food Good Life Company has organized a workshop on Hygiene,  Health, and Wellness for 60 plastic waste pickers and collectors in Accra.

These African World Heritage Sites Are Under Threat from Climate Change

Restoring the mosque of Djenné in Mali. MICHELE CATTANI/AFP via Getty Images Joanne Clarke, University of East Anglia; Elizabeth Edna Wangui, Ohio University; Grace W. Ngaruiya, Kenyatta University, and Nick Brooks, University of East Anglia August 14, 2020//-Very few academics or policy makers are talking about the impact of climate change on heritage. Yet heritage […]

Report: A Third of the World’s Children Poisoned by Lead

New York, U.S, July 30, 2020 – Lead poisoning is affecting children on a massive and previously unknown scale, according to a new report launched today by UNICEF and Pure Earth.

Growing Plastic Pollution in Wake of COVID-19: How Trade Policy Can Help

July 27, 2020//-The pandemic has led to a surge in pollution from disposable products like plastic face masks and hand sanitizer bottles. Effective trade rules can help limit the spread of coronavirus waste.

Climate Journalist Dela Ahiawor Leads First African Youth Climate Confab on Biodiversity

Accra, Ghana, July 27, 2020//-Ghanaian journalist and sustainability maven,  Dela Ahiawor has been invited by the Liberian Youth for Climate Actions, LYCA to moderate its “First African Youth Virtual Climate Conference” on “Biodiversity conservation and Climate Change: the role of the African youth post Covid-19”.

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