Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Written by: Catherine Nakalembe, Christina Justice, Hannah Kerner, Christopher Justice, and Inbal Becker-Reshef Food security is one of the most pressing issues, if not the most pressing, faced by many African countries today. And...
Written by: Kimberly White  Africa's Great Green Wall Initiative has received a significant funding boost.  During the One Planet Summit for Biodiversity, the initiative garnered financial support from the Government of...
Written by: Kimberly White Leonardo DiCaprio has joined forces with the European Commission and Global Wildlife Conservation to protect biodiversity through the launch of two new initiatives.  The Rapid Response for...
Written by: Kimberly White  Scientists have rediscovered a “lost” species of chameleon. During a two-week expedition in Madagascar, a team of scientists successfully rediscovered the Voeltzkow’s chameleon. The expedition took place in 2018 but...
Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Natasha Vizcarra Now in its second decade, the ambitious African Union–led restoration initiative known as the Great Green Wall has brought close to 18 million hectares of land...
Written by: Kimberly White  Ghana is opening a university dedicated to sustainable development and the environment.  The University of Environment and Sustainable Development (UESD) is the first university in the nation...
Written by: Kimberly White  Rhino poaching has decreased significantly in South Africa and Namibia.  Rhino poaching in South Africa fell by 53 percent in the first six months of this year. ...
Written by: Kimberly White  Ethiopia has set out to plant 5 billion tree seedlings this year. The planting is part of the country's larger reforestation initiative spearheaded by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. 
Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Monica Evans To manage its oceans better, the Seychelles uses an unlikely resource to come up with the cash to do so: its national...
Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Monica Evans Bamboo might seem an unusual material from which to build bikes, but for young Ghanaian entrepreneur Bernice Dapaah, the idea was...

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