The oceans and its critters have been among the foundations of human societies. Approximately three billion people around the world depend on marine and coastal biodiversity for their livelihoods as fisheries alone generate over U.S.$360 billion dollars to the global economy, writes IPS.
Daily News, 6 March 2019
MINISTER for Livestock and Fisheries Luhaga Mpina said yesterday that the government has formed a special zone for protecting resources in Indian Ocean. Read more »
Daily Maverick, 6 March 2019
How do we respond to eco-anxiety? Curl ourselves into balls of denial and trust that some techno-fix just over the horizon will save us or do we need transformative hope? Read more »
This is Africa, 5 March 2019
Increasingly, African cities are being covered in litter, dumpsites and mounds and mounds of garbage, the majority of which is plastic. Given the environment's turn for the worse,… Read more »
A decade ago, Rwanda banned almost all commercial uses of plastic bags and packaging - one of the world's first actions to reduce the plastic pollution that is choking oceans and ... Read more »