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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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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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Woman on a mission: Wada Kealotswe transforms newspapers to pencils to save the planet

Climate change is a burning issue around the world, dominating conversations as individuals and governments seek ways to mitigate its devasting effects on the planet. Among the ways to mitigate climate change effects that the world is currently driving is the curbing of human-driven and natural loss of trees, also

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Sterling Bank’s clean up exercises in Nigeria: Acts worthy of emulation by corporates

Pollution is becoming an increasing concern in the world today as it has a significant negative effect on the planet and living species. Particularly of concern is the indiscriminate disposal of waste, one of the leading types of pollution that are not only harmful to human health but also to

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11-year old Ellyanne Chlystun-Githae is saving the world, one tree at a time

Hello readers. Welcome to #Women4theClimate on CleanbuildVoices! It’s another Wednesday and we’re excited for you to meet our crush of the day. We've got an interesting twist for today's edition. Our crush is 11-year old Ellyanne Chlystun-Githae who is an environmentalist and Africa's Youngest Climate Change Ambassador in Kenya. She

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Thandile Chinyavanhu and Awa Traoré: Two women driving the climate conversation

Hello readers. Welcome to #Women4theClimate on CleanbuildVoices! It’s another Wednesday and you know what that means. You guessed right! Another interesting reveal of our Woman Crush of the day. For this week, we have two women crushes and they are none other than Thandile Chinyavanhu and Awa Traoré. Thandile Chinyavanhu

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Man on a mission: Olanrewaju Tejuoso is transforming waste into art

The rising levels of greenhouse gas emissions in the atmosphere are resulting in a rapidly changing climate and some of these emissions can be traced directly to our solid waste. As solid waste finds its way into landfills, methane emanates from the decaying waste. That, coupled with the emission of

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#Women4theClimate: Jiata Ekele is leading climate activism in Nigeria

Hello, readers. Trust you’re having a great day. Welcome to #Women4theClimate on CleanbuildVoices! It is another Wednesday and for today’s Woman Crush Wednesday (WCW) special, we’ll shine the spotlight on an amazing woman who is actively working in the climate space to effect a change. She is none other than

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#Women4theClimate: Meet Phillipah Bonareri, an environmental activist

Hello readers, Welcome to #Women4theClimate on CleanbuildVoices! It is another Wednesday; a time for us to shine the spotlight on women who are using their skills, voices, and resources to advocate for our climate as well as communities that are at the receiving end of the change. On that note,

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Women in Science: Spotlighting 9 African women in climate research

In science-related disciplines, professions, and discussions, women have been, more often than not, discriminated against and heavily underrepresented. According to recent data from UNESCO, only 28% of researchers employed in research and development (R&D) globally are women and this level differs across regions. This persisting gender inequality in science often

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