NAIROBI, Kenya — Vultures scavenge for dead animals along a river turned sewer conduit in Kenya’s capital Nairobi. Its waters turn from clear to black as it traverses informal settlements and industrial hubs. The river and its tributaries cross Kibera, known as Africa’s largest slum with close to 200,000 residents,Continue Reading

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With year’s end around the corner many are wondering what 2023 will look like in terms of disasters caused by global warming. Deforestation continues, floods and droughts are now a constant around the world. Many keep wanting to fly and enjoy their vacation without having to think about their carbonContinue Reading

Hope for environmental justice in Africa

Africa, home to about 15% of the world’s population, faces serious environmental challenges, including deforestation, land degradation, biodiversity loss and extreme vulnerability to climate change. The continent loses an estimated $195 billion worth of natural capital annually as a result of activities such as illegal mining, logging and fishing, accordingContinue Reading

6 environmental wins that gave us hope in 2022

The world now has eight billion people, according to the United Nations. The milestone, reached late this year, comes at a time when climate change is increasingly disrupting life on Earth as we know it.  Wildfires and droughts continue to rage in the American West. Floods are destroying towns. HeatwavesContinue Reading