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Understanding the human side of climate change relocation

Climate change is expected to have a striking impact on vulnerable communities, especially in coastal regions where sea-level rise and increased climatic...

First Lady rallies Kenyans to Plant Trees amidst changing Climate

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has called on Kenyans to intensify tree planting across the country to restore the fragile ecosystem destroyed over the years. Speaking...

We asked Kenyan students about climate change. They didn’t know much

Over 80% of Kenya’s land is made up of arid and semi-arid areas that are prone to frequent droughts and periodic floods....

Elephants reduced to a political football as Botswana brings back hunting

Botswana has reinstated trophy hunting after a 5-year moratorium on the practice. In the wake of evidently declining wildlife numbers, former president...

Wildebeest migrations in East Africa face extinction. What must be done

Across the world, migratory animals like wildebeest – which rely on movement to find food, water and calving grounds – are under...

Why the Indian Ocean is spawning Strong and Deadly Tropical Cyclones

Jennifer Fitchett, University of the Witwatersrand The Indian Ocean has made its mark on the global news cycle this year. In March, tropical...

‘Revolutionary change’ needed to stop unprecedented global extinction crisis

The exploitation of the land and sea is the number one reason for biodiversity...

People are taking a huge toll on the plains of the Serengeti-Mara

The Serengeti-Mara ecosystem is home to the famous wildebeest migration. ...

Light pollution: the dark side of keeping the lights on

Bernard Coetzee, University of the Witwatersrand Twenty five years ago Los Angeles experienced a massive power blackout due to an earthquake. The entire...

President affirms Kenya’s commitment to achieve 10% minimum forest cover

President Uhuru Kenyatta today affirmed Kenya’s commitment to achieve a minimum of 10 percent forest cover by 2022 as part of the...

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