Over 20,000 Implore Cabinet Secretary to Say No to Kenya-US Plastic Deal

Nairobi, Kenya, November 10, 2020/ — After months of pressure, Betty Maina, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Industrialisation, Trade and Enterprise Development has finally met with Greenpeace Africa to receive the 20,000-strong petition calling for her to take a stand against advocacy from lobbyists from the American Chemistry Council to make Africa a dumping site.

Cameroonian Entrepreneur Who is Turning Waste Plastic Bottles Into Boats

Fishermen’s livelihoods in Cameroon are being put on the line by plastic pollution and climate change. Madiba & Nature is helping to solve this problem by building affordable ‘ecoboats’ from recycled plastic, also helping rid the beaches of plastic waste. The company is one of UpLink’s Ocean Cohort of 12 innovations tackling the biggest issues facing our […]

Climate Change, Migration and Urbanisation: Patterns in Sub-Saharan Africa

Herders at the N’gonga cattle market, Niger: Changing rainfall patterns alter locations of pastures the migrating herders depend on. Getty Images Roman Hoffmann, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research November 3, 2020//-The link between climate change and migration has gained both academic and public interest in recent years. Many studies have found that environmental hazards […]