• Maloti-Drakensberg: Climate Research Begins

    Maloti-Drakensberg: Climate Research Begins

    Maloti-Drakensberg this week became part of the global research project on the impact of climate change on alpine ecosystems. The deepening effects of climate change on the environment has had devastating consequences for communities in recent months, with changing weather patterns giving rise to major floods and droughts globally. To mitigate such impacts, countries are

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  • DRC Bans Dodgy Loggers, Greenpeace Wants More

    DRC Bans Dodgy Loggers, Greenpeace Wants More

    Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Félix Tshisekedi has ordered the suspension of all dubious logging concessions, including the six granted in September, 2020. Greenpeace Africa, one of the civil society organisations that denounces these concessions, said it applauds last Friday’s decision and encourages the president to remain vigilant and ensure effective execution of the

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  • Weather Warning: Heatwave Hits South Africa

    Weather Warning: Heatwave Hits South Africa

    A heatwave is expected Thursday in places on the Highveld and northern Lowveld of Mpumalanga and the south-western Bushveld, central parts, and Lowveld of Limpopo, warns the South African Weather Service. The swelter with temperatures as high as 40 degrees is expected to last until Saturday. “Extremely hot conditions are expected in places in the

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  • Greenpeace Intercepts Fish Oil Tanker From West Africa

    Greenpeace Intercepts Fish Oil Tanker From West Africa

    Greenpeace on Thursday intercepted the tanker Key Sund, which was transporting fish oil from West Africa through the Channel between England and France. In support of the campaigning efforts by West African fishers and female fish processors, Greenpeace said it intercepted the tanker to bring attention to their unethical corporate practices. “Rather than feeding local

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  • Jewelry Made Of Recycled Paper Uniting Women

    Jewelry Made Of Recycled Paper Uniting Women

    Evelyne Ndikumana is a 37-year-old Burundian artist and painter who transforms recycled paper into jewelry and paints postcards. She has been in this line of work for 15 years. In March 2021, she attended a training program of the 2EB business hub, which was set up by the government of Burundi to support youth and

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  • Race To Save Africa’s Wildlife From Poachers

    Race To Save Africa’s Wildlife From Poachers

    Africa’s wildlife is under siege from relentless poachers and concerned organisations are raising the alarm saying there is no end in sight unless more funds are made available to fight the scourge. Rangers on the continent are stretched to capacity and continue to see drastic cuts in resources and an increase in poaching due to the

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