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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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Innovative Wetland Project Transforms Shimo la Tewa Prison, Mtwapa Creek
Innovative Wetland Project Transforms Shimo la Tewa Prison, Mtwapa Creek

Since the construction of the wetland, water quality in the Mtwapa Creek and surrounding marine areas has shown significant improvement.

An IEA Report: Bracing Global Renewable Energy Plans by 2030
An IEA Report: Bracing Global Renewable Energy Plans by 2030

The IEA report also notes the growing shift towards renewables like solar PV and wind driven by significant cost reductions over last decade

Green Buildings Essential for Climate Targets Amid Rising Emissions
Green Buildings Essential for Climate Targets Amid Rising Emissions

Near-zero-emission/ green buildings must become the norm by 2030 to avert the worst impacts of climate change.

Hunger Hotspots Report Reveals 73 Million Face Probable Hunger
Hunger Hotspots Report Reveals 73 Million Face Probable Hunger

“Hunger Hotspots” report indicates an escalating food insecurity crisis across the continent with up to 18 countries facing hunger

Seed Law on Indigenous Seeds: Is it Good for Farmers or Seed Corporations?
Seed Law on Indigenous Seeds: Is it Good for Farmers or Seed Corporations?

Contentions arose on the Seed and Plant Varieties Act Cap 326, which outlaws the sharing, sale, and exchange of unregistered Indigenous seeds

Kenya’s Geothermal Power Scene
Kenya’s Geothermal Power Scene

Kenya’s rapid advancement in energy capacity, having increased by 375% from 2010 to 2022, has fostered world-leading expertise in geothermal

Dig deep to aim high: How to use Mining to Unlock Potential of Mauritania
Dig deep to aim high: How to use Mining to Unlock Potential of Mauritania

Mauritania is also eyeing the green hydrogen market, aiming to become a hub for this clean energy source in the region

Cellular Fish Skin Grafts Essential in Wound Healing
Cellular Fish Skin Grafts Essential in Wound Healing

Fish skin grafts (FSG) have become of interest as a xenograft with two main species being preferred, Nile Tilapia and North Atlantic cod

KCI Report: Climate Action is Best with a Human Rights-Based Approach
KCI Report: Climate Action is Best with a Human Rights-Based Approach

The KCI report remains a crucial resource for policymakers, and stakeholders, in ensuring a just transition to a low-carbon future

AfricaRice: Empowering Youth to Transform Agribusiness in Nigeria
AfricaRice: Empowering Youth to Transform Agribusiness in Nigeria

AfricaRice has highlighted the substantial business opportunities along the rice value chain and the socio-economic benefits

Significant Challenges Persist in the Achievement of SDGs
Significant Challenges Persist in the Achievement of SDGs

The major gap is financing development with the SDGs investment gap in developing countries currently standing at $4 trillion per year.

Unlocking Africa’s Energy Future
Unlocking Africa’s Energy Future

Green hydrogen is expected to become a major power source and export for Africa’s energy future, offering significant returns

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