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Surviving drought: Namibia’s Erongo Desalination Plant to convert seawater to freshwater

Namibia, with a population of over 2.58 million, is grappling with a national water crisis due to severe droughts. In the 2018/19 rainy season, the country only received about 50% or less of average seasonal rainfall (one of the driest since 1981) thereby posing serious constraints to its economic, environmental,

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Lesein Mutunkei tackles deforestation with football

Lesein Mutunkei is not your average teenager, he's a 'green footballer". The 17-year-old environmental activist from Kenya is one of Africa's leading climate activists with a unique path - combining two of the things that he loves the most which are football and the environment. How it all began Lesein

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Saving the Planet

Wildlife rehabilitation and why it is crucial for Africa’s response to the climate crisis

Climate change is not only influencing extreme weather (flooding, drought, heatwaves, storms, etc.) in Africa but is also a key driver of species extinction on the continent. According to the Threat Classification Scheme of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), climate change and severe weather are among the

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Clean Energy Opportunities

Got clean energy solutions? Apply for the UK innovation fund (US$50 million)

As part of Innovate UK’s Energy Catalyst Round 9 and 10 funding cycles, the UK innovation fund competition is now open for application. The aim of the UK innovation fund competition is to create a just and inclusive energy transition, accelerate the innovations needed to create new or improved clean

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Clean Energy Sustainability

Fossil fuels to renewable energy: The cost of switching

Until recently, the world relied on fossil fuels to provide almost all our energy. As we’ve started to understand the threat that pollution and climate change pose to our way of life, the development of alternative clean and renewable energy sources has accelerated. This acceleration has now reached such a

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Saving the Planet Finance

Climate adaptation: AfDB to mobilize $25b in funding to support Africa

The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has revealed the bank's commitment to mobilising $25 billion in funding to help African countries adapt to climate change. He disclosed this ahead of the AfDB 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM) starting at the Accra International Conference Centre, Ghana,

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Saving the Planet Trending

#WorldBeeDay: Why protecting the planet begins with saving the bees

There is a global decline of bees and evidence has shown that global warming is one of the key drivers of the decline. Large bees and comb-building cavity nesters are declining in abundance as temperatures increase and this is because some wild bees and other pollinators have lower heat tolerance,

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Saving the Planet

Africa: 3 Steps to tackling climate change in the continent

Communities in several parts of Africa have become uninhabitable as a result of climate change as they continue to experience upward trends in global temperature, sea levels, and extreme weather events – all affecting living conditions. As it stands, the continent is racing against time to mitigate climate change and

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Saving the Planet Carbon

A look at smart devices and their role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released a major report stating that humans need to cut down greenhouse gas emissions in half this decade to avoid intensified climate change that would be too catastrophic for humans and ecosystems to adapt. The scientists who authored the report

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Saving the Planet Featured

Innovation meets plastic: How Kevin Mureithi is curbing plastic waste in Kenya with Eco Blocks & Tiles

The world is experiencing the severe impacts of climate change, nature loss, and pollution as a result of plastic production and pollution. Plastic waste, aside from the potential to contaminate agricultural land, is clogging up the ocean waters and is damaging fishing stocks. Globally, we currently produce about 250 million

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