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If you can’t reuse it, refuse it!

Blog entry by Samwel Omesa | June 5, 2018

We live in a contemporary society where technology, innovation, globalisation and human interconnectedness define us - overconsumption is the norm. Now, imagine yourself on vacation along the sandy beaches of mombasa - captured on...

Africans care about the environment too

Feature story | June 5, 2018 at 13:20

‘I owe my being to the hills and the valleys, the mountains and the glades, the rivers, the deserts, the trees, the flowers, the seas and the ever-changing seasons that define the face of our native land.” – Former president Thabo Mbeki, 1996.

Maiden Machakos Farmers Network

Blog entry by Claire Nasike | May 15, 2018

To the west of Nairobi, sits a beautiful, hilly, semi-arid county. It is named after Masaku wa Munyeti, an Akamba chief. Welcome to Machakos home to Iveti hills. It is a radiant Thursday morning, my colleagues and I are here for...

Talking Forest With City Dwellers In Yaounde

Blog entry by Tatsifouo Fondjo Hermann | April 5, 2018

I have always seen surveys conducted on TV and until the 19 March 2018, I was afraid to approach strangers on the street and ask questions. During the World Forest Day celebration, we, the Environmental Ambassadors of Cameroon, decided...

World Water Day 2018: More Needs to be Done

Blog entry by Akinyi Chemutai | March 23, 2018

“Water, water everywhere, not any drop to drink.” In these lines, Samuel Taylor Coleridge made reference to the fact that while seawater is in plenty, human beings can survive only with fresh water. This surprisingly scarce and vital...

3 Water-related Petitions to Sign this World Water Day

Blog entry by Angelo Louw | March 22, 2018

The past few years have been particularly devastating on the African continent as the effects of climate change have manifested in a series of crippling droughts, floods and other natural disasters in several countries. As weather...

Walking through the tropical swamps of DRC

Blog entry by Capucine Dayen | March 22, 2018

Planet Lovers & Protectors, m y name is Capucine Dayen, International Communications Coordinator for Greenpeace Africa, but I go by Caps. In June last year, I joined the Congo Basin Forest Campaign Team and together we work to protect...

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