Category archives for: Recycling

DRC Offers the World an Immediate Climate Solution

New York, USA, July 7, 2020, Everland, the exclusive representative of the largest portfolio of high-impact, forest conservation projects across the globe launched its inaugural webinar event REDD+, A Force of Nature, presenting the Wildlife Works Mai Ndombe REDD+ Project in the DRC highlighting the critical importance to protect the Congo Basin Rainforest.

Startups Lead the Way on Recycling in West Africa

July 6, 2020//-Governments have a poor record on promoting recycling in West Africa, but startups in Nigeria and Côte d’Ivoire are showing that private sector initiatives can make a big impact in dealing with waste.

Air Pollution: Locked Down by COVID-19 but Not Arrested

July 3, 2020/-Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the most serious global crises of our time, many countries had come to see air pollution as a major health issue.

In Mozambique, Water Project Boosts Yields As Farmers Grapple with Climate Extremes

Abidjan, Ivory Coast, July 2, 2020/ — Felicidade Machava, 60, likes to recount the story about how, one year, she filled a small truck with maize from her harvest. 

Global E-waste Surging: Up 21 Percent In 5 Years

Toronto, Canada, July 2, 2020//-A record 53.6 million metric tonnes (Mt) of electronic waste has been generated worldwide in 2019, up 21 per cent in just five years, according to the UN’s Global E-waste Monitor 2020, released today.

Reduced Dividends On Natural Capital?

June 30, 2020//-Natural capital provides the world’s population with a variety of critical services. These include ecosystem services (providing goods such as food, fiber, fuel, water, and wood), regulating environmental conditions (by controlling pollution, protecting against natural hazards like floods and forest fires, and purifying water, among others), and supporting recreation, spiritual fulfillment, aesthetic enjoyment, and […]

Helping to Protect the Most Illegally Trafficked Mammals in the World

June 22, 2020//-As China upgrades pangolins to the highest protected status level, an alternative approach to using long standing forensic methods is helping wildlife crime investigators disrupt poachers and animal traffickers in an effort to bring them to justice.

Is Green Hydrogen the Sustainable Fuel of the Future?

June 22, 2020//-Imagine a clean alternative to fossil fuels, one that leaves no greenhouse gas residues and even, unlike solar and wind renewables, can be used at any moment of the day or night, whatever the weather conditions.

Things You Need To Know About How Noise Pollution Affects You

June 21, 2020//-Many of us know of the three major types of pollution: air, water and land. But, rapid urbanization in the past decades changed our world. There are now other environmental factors we have to contend with.

Visibility Study of Nairobi, Kampala and Addis Ababa Reveals Big Air Pollution Problems

A man pulls a cart through the early morning smog in Nairobi. TOBIN JONES/AFP via Getty Images Ajit Singh, University of Birmingham; Francis Pope, University of Birmingham, and William Robert Avis, University of Birmingham June 6, 2020//-The global coronavirus pandemic is having a devastating effect on economies worldwide. However, one of the few positive consequences […]

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