Tagged as: environment

Why do locusts swarm?

The [wiki]coronavirus pandemic[/wiki] is not the only challenge East Africa has faced in 2020. Earlier this year the region was hit by a local invasion of locusts that damaged crops. Now another wave is causing more destruction.  According to the United Nations (UN), the food supply of 23 million people

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What Is The Link Between The Natural Environment And Your Mental Health?

There is widespread acceptance that climate change is happening. It is now however, more common for people to suffer from anxiety and depression related to the effects of global warming on their lives. For example, 9 in 10 people in [wiki]Greenland[/wiki], a country where warming impacts are very noticeable, are

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Why Is Local Farming Knowledge Important?

African and European weather and environments are quite different. This means European technology for improving farming might not work in Africa. Locals often have knowledge of their environment that has been passed on through generations. Farmers tend to know about the properties of local plants. Hunters tend to know about

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Using Sustainable Energy

From switching on a light to charging our phones to catching a bus, energy is central to our lives. Safe, affordable and sustainable energy needs to be provided to everyone on the planet. African organisations have gained grants to develop the wide-spread use of sustainable energy. WHERE DOES OUR ENERGY

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