Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Written by: Ethan D. Coffel and Justin S. Mankin The Nile – the world’s longest river – runs through 11 countries in Africa and has a basin that covers about 3 million sq...
Written by: Peter Johnston There’s an assumption in the agricultural industry that the yields and prices of crops will vary according to local conditions as well as supply and...
Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Gabrielle Lipton In the vernacular of climate change, the term “climate justice” is nowadays rolling off tongues much in the manner of “mitigation,” say, or...
Written by: Kimberly White Gabon and Norway have entered into a historic agreement to preserve Gabon's rainforests. The partnership between the two nations provides Gabon with an incentive to reduce deforestation and combat the...
Written by: Meron Teferi Taye and Ellen Dyer In July Ethiopians planted 350 million trees in a single day. This was part of the country’s national green legacy initiative to counter environmental degradation...
Written by: Kimberly White The First Lady of Kenya, Margaret Kenyatta, has officially launched the “Ivory Trade is a Rip-off” campaign. The campaign is a reaffirmation of Kenya’s position on the ivory trade and...
Written by: Kimberly White  Ethiopia planted a record-breaking 353,633,660 trees in 12 hours on July 29th. Initially setting out to plant 200 million trees, the nation exceeded the goal by more than 153 million. 
Written by: Kimberly White  Rhino and elephant populations are on the rise in Tanzania. The population rebound is a result of government efforts to crackdown on poaching and wildlife trafficking. Rhinos...
Written by: Kimberly White Once plagued with wildlife crime, the Niassa National Reserve has become a safe haven for elephants. On June 17th, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced an extraordinary success from the...
Written by: Tatyana Humle, Rosa Garriga, and Luna Cuadrado In 2016, the International Union for Conservation of Nature listed the western African subspecies of chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes verus)...

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