Environment

ENVIRONMENT

THE IMPACT OF CHINA ON THE ZIMBABWEAN ENVIRONMENT

INTRODUCTION In 2018, Zimbabwe and China became official ‘strategic partners’. China provides a source of credit and investment that is important for Zimbabwe’s economy. The country would struggle without this investment. However, for those living in areas where Chinese companies mine, the relationship has instead resulted in serious environmental problems.

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INVESTMENT

ESG: THE FUTURE OF INVESTMENT

WHAT IS ESG? “ESG” (environmental, social, governance) refers to the three main factors that determine the sustainability and social impact of an investment. (An investment is giving money to a business in the hope of making a profit.) ESG investments seek to make a positive, long-term impact on society and

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Tap Water

What is water scarcity?

Water scarcity is when there is a lack of fresh water to meet the water demands of populations. This can lead to ‘water stress’, which is when economic, social, and environmental problems are caused by a lack of water.   What causes water scarcity?   A lack of water supply

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TROPHY HUNTING: THE ANIMAL RIGHTS, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND CONSERVATION SCANDAL

Trophy hunting involves the recreational killing of an animal with the intention of displaying its body as a ‘trophy’. As some of the largest and most dangerous animals in the world, the Big Five – lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, and buffalos – are the most coveted animals to kill by

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