Can the 'Ick Factor' Stop Kenya Turning Poo to Power?

Undoubtedly, bodily waste is one of the most fundamental things that we all have in common. How its disposal is managed is an issue that has modestly attracted global attention. In 2013, the UN officially named November 19 as World Toilet Day to recognise the importance of sanitation. more»


To Cut Climate Emissions and Pollution, Ethiopia Harnesses Sewage

Sewage in Ethiopia's capital could soon be turned into cylinders of compressed biogas as part of an effort to clean up the city, cut climate-changing emissions and find new sources of clean energy. more»

New Fish Species in Nyumba Ya Mungu Worry Researchers

Marine researchers in the country have discovered large volumes of Nile tilapia within Nyumba ya Mungu dam that are known to outcompete indigenous species. more»


Apartheid Continues in Access to Clean Air

More platitudes can be expected this coming week when Parliament's portfolio committee on environmental affairs goes on a mission to find the facts about air quality in the highly polluted unfortunate Black, working class communities in the Vaal. more»


World Toilet Day _54 Million Nigerian Women Lack Adequate Sanitation

Undoubtedly, bodily waste is one of the most fundamental things that we all have in common. How its disposal is managed is an issue that has modestly attracted global attention. In 2013, the UN officially named November 19 as World Toilet Day to recognise the importance of sanitation. more»


Namibia Dehorns Rhinos to Fight Poaching

Namibian environmental authorities embarking on a de-horning exercise for black rhino have already spotted three carcasses left behind by poachers, an official said on Monday. more»

Japan and U.S. Promise Billions to UN Green Climate Fund

As Japan pledges up to US$1.5 billion and the United States up to US$3 billion to the UN Green Climate Fund, a study recommends ways that China can reconcile economic growth and emissions targets. more»


Giraffes Now Top Poacher Hit List

Bruce Hamilton

The national symbol, giraffe, is increasingly becoming an endangered species as poachers have now turned their merciless rifles on the tall spotted mammal.Giraffes are now on receiving end of poachers' rifles with their illegal killing gaining roots in Simanjiro District, Manyara Region. more»

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