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Leasing Our Land,
Fueling Climate Change

At various times in the geologic past, the Earth had dense forests in low-lying wetland areas. Due to natural processes such as flooding, these forests were buried underneath soil. As more and more soil deposited over them, they were compressed.

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Wangari Maathai was well-known as a political, social, and environmental activist. In 1977 she started a grass-roots movement aimed at countering the deforestation that was threatening the means of subsistence of the agricultural population.

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FAO, EU Launch 15 Million Project Safeguarding Uganda’s Forestry
FAO, EU Launch 15 Million Project Safeguarding Uganda’s Forestry

By leveraging the collaborative efforts of the Team Europe Forestry Partnership and providing supplementary funding

Advances in Organosilica Membranes for Separating Organic Liquid Mixtures
Advances in Organosilica Membranes for Separating Organic Liquid Mixtures

Interestingly, the membranes performed exceptionally well when separating toluene from n-hexane, achieving a high permeance ratio of 11.

AfDB’s ENABLE Youth Workshop Empowering Youth in Agriculture
AfDB’s ENABLE Youth Workshop Empowering Youth in Agriculture

Enable commits to perpetuate an enabling environment for youth empowerment, incubation, access to finance, and digitalization

Toshiba ESS to Renovate Olkaria I Geothermal Power Plant
Toshiba ESS to Renovate Olkaria I Geothermal Power Plant

Toshiba ESS focuses in fostering the realization of a carbon-neutral society, through the facilitation of geothermal power plant initiatives.

Ocean Warming
Ocean Warming

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in 2013 revealed the ocean has absorbed 93 percent of heat from greenhouse gas emissions

Why Bees are Important to people and the planet
Why Bees are Important to people and the planet

Honey bees are incredibly effective pollinators as they will always pollinate the whole flower, which produces perfect fruit.

Ensuring Heavy Rainfall Preparedness Through Weather Forecasts
Ensuring Heavy Rainfall Preparedness Through Weather Forecasts

closure of the North Horr – Kalacha (B75) Road due to flooding instigated by heavy rainfall in Marsabit County and the Ethiopian Highlands

Environmental Impact of Animal-Based Food Production
Environmental Impact of Animal-Based Food Production

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), global meat production is set to 229 million tons in 1999 to 465 million tons by 2050

Report shows 80 percent of recent CO2 emissions linked to 57 companies
Report shows 80 percent of recent CO2 emissions linked to 57 companies

Carbon Majors dataset report shows data on historical emissions of entities revealing over 70% of global fossil fuel and cement CO2 emissions

MDBs Urged to Rethink Financing Towards Renewable Energy
MDBs Urged to Rethink Financing Towards Renewable Energy

Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) are challenged to partake in the bold step and invest in the renewable energy space than fossil fuel

Weather Patterns Anticipated: Heavy Rainfall, Heat Stress in East Africa Region
Weather Patterns Anticipated: Heavy Rainfall, Heat Stress in East Africa Region

weather forecast of temperature and rainfall in the Eastern Africa region as predicted by the IGAD Climate Predictions and Applications Center

ARFSD-10 Convenes to Accelerate Progress in Africa
ARFSD-10 Convenes to Accelerate Progress in Africa

The agenda of ARFSD-10 encompasses SDGs 1 (No poverty), 2 (Zero Hunger), 13 (Climate Action), 16 , 17, and corresponding goals of Agenda 2063.

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