Tag: forest conservation and climate change mitigation

elephant conservation Tanzania

Defending Ecosystems The Kilimanjaro region of East Africa is one of the most threatened ecosystems on earth. Millions of people and several endangered species depend on the snows and rains of Kilimanjaro for survival. As land use encroaches further into local forests, and as the effects of climate change gain momentum, water flows are changing and […]

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global warming and climate change

Defending Ecosystems Forests in East Africa are still vanishing due to agriculture and the need for fuel wood and charcoal. This deforestation threatens ecosystems that support millions of people and endangered species. To help stop this growing crisis, dozens of NGOs and thousands of stakeholders across five nations have united to develop plans that can make this […]

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global warming and climate change

Global Warming Gaining Speed Climate change has already left a mark on all continents and across the oceans, damaging food crops, spreading disease, and melting glaciers, according to the leaked text of a blockbuster UN climate change report due out on Monday. Government officials and scientists are gathered in Yokohama to discuss every detail before the final wording is released […]

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