Tag Archives: Africa

Society Talks 8 – The Importance of Disaster Preparedness in a time of Climate Change

Society Talks 8 - The Importance of Disaster Preparedness in a time of Climate Change

COVID19 reminds us of the criticality of Disaster Preparedness as a means to ensure the impact of disasters & pandemics are kept to a minimum. Society Talks continues a dialogue that was initiated at the anniversary of Cyclone Idai where survivors & responders engaged in solutions that ensure better Disaster …

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Climate Change & Conflict in the Lake Chad Region of West Africa – Dr. Isaac 'Asume' Osuoka for ACAI

Climate Change & Conflict in the Lake Chad Region of West Africa - Dr. Isaac 'Asume' Osuoka for ACAI

Dr. Isaac ‘Asume’ Osuoka is the Director of Social Action International – an organization promoting resource democracy, climate justice, human rights and livelihoods of marginalized communities in West and Central Africa. Social Action is leading advocacy about the links of climate change and impoverishment, displacement and conflict in the Lake …

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Africa Climate Action Initiative Launch Event – May 7 at 6 pm EDT

Africa Climate Action Initiative Launch Event - May 7 at 6 pm EDT

Speaking agenda including start times for the Africa Climate Action Initiative Launch Event that was hosted on May 7 at 6 pm EDT: 00:00 – Alienor Rougeot – Coordinator, Fridays for Future Toronto – MC/Host, Welcome & Land Acknowledgment 05:45 – Lyn Adamson – Co-Chair, ClimateFast – Welcome 06:27 – …

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Have you seen a baby “Dik Dik” before? . . They live in southern africa and only…

Have you seen a baby “Dik Dik” before? .
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They live in southern africa and only...

Have you seen a baby “Dik Dik” before????????? . . They live in southern africa and only grow up to about 40cm! Tag a mother who needs to hear about this on Mothers day! . ➡️ Follow @earthpact_warriors ➡️ Follow @earthpact_warriors ➡️ Follow @earthpact_warriors . . . . #singleuseplastic #saynotosingleuseplastic …

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COVID-19 | Fighting the disease in East Africa

COVID-19 | Fighting the disease in East Africa

The first cases of COVID-19 were reported in East African countries in the middle of March 2020 and since then numbers have been gradually increasing in the region. This is a region affected by many issues, such as inter-communal conflict, displacement due to these conflicts and also the heavy impact …

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Green Violence: ‘Eco-Guards’ Are Abusing Indigenous Groups in Africa

Green Violence: ‘Eco-Guards’ Are Abusing Indigenous Groups in Africa

In recent years, conservation groups such as WWF have been embroiled in controversy as the poorly trained “eco-guards” these organizations have funded in Africa have been accused of abusing indigenous people in their ancestral territories in national parks and preserves. Last week, a draft report released by the United Nations …

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Highly allergenic ragweed invades South Africa

Highly allergenic ragweed invades South Africa

If you find a ragweed bush in or near your property, pull it out and destroy it because it is incredibly invasive, the UCT Lung Institute advises. Due to the changing climate, ragweed will continue its migration southward, putting more South Africans at risk of developing a sensitivity to its …

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