All articles in 'Environment'


Climate Change: Economics and Finance in the Conte...

Developed countries need $100 billion a year in public and private finance by 2020 to meet mitigatio...

5th December 2011
ICTs and Environmental Safety

Human wildlife conflict in Amboseli National park has been reduced drastically by the use of informa...

17th January 2012
Pastoralists Receive Insurance Payouts for Livest...

As livestock deaths mount, a small group of herders in Kenya’s Marsabit District is first to benefit...

21st October 2011
Towards Rio+20

The outcome of Rio+20 will shape the debate on environment and sustainable development for decades t...

21st February 2012
Sinai Slum in Pictures

“We have been scooping diesel oil several times. This time round, it happened to be petrol,’ he says...

10th October 2011
Post-conflict Reconstruction: Impact of Floods

This briefing sheds light on the dynamics surrounding floods, in order to better understand the exte...

10th September 2012
The Cheated Continent of Africa: Lessons from Clim...

Much of the effects of climate change in Africa have been the result of highly industrialized nation...

10th September 2012
Lake Victoria: Threatened with Extinction?

Change in land use patterns, pollution and environment degradation have contributed to a decline in...

23rd July 2012
True Sustainable Development

For Rio+20 to be meaningful, it has to begin with the basics: the real human needs of people and the...

21st June 2012
Tackling Rural Africa’s Water Crisis

A waterpoint delivered with no consultation will generate less enthusiasm to keep it maintained than...

23rd March 2009
EU Pesticides Regulations to Undermine Fight Again...

These regulations will act as a new non-tariff trade barrier, paralyzing some of Africa’s most highl...

12th January 2009
Taking Africa’s Mining Industry to the Next Level

The need to have in place a system of monitoring and evaluation of contributions by the mining compa...

7th February 2009
Somalia Piracy: The Two Faces

Illegal foreign fishing trawlers fishing in Somalia are mostly owned by EU and Asian fishing compani...

27th January 2009
Somali Piracy: The Two Faces

The Global Armada is in the Somali waters illegally as it is not approved by the Somali Transitional...

2nd February 2009
Can Tourism Pay the Maasai?

PPT involves more than a community focus-it requires mechanisms to unlock opportunities for the poor...

13th February 2009
The Link Between Environment and Economic Growth

Until people fully understand the importance of conserving the environment, drought and famine are h...

23rd February 2009
What would Life be like if Environmentalists were...

Adhering to environmental groups' prescriptions— could revert us back to, at the least, Colonial day...

31st August 2009
Man and Nature Need Not Tussle

It is time that conservation efforts ceased to be lofty classroom ideals. The importance of conserva...

14th April 2009
EU-Congo Pact to Curb Illegal Timber Harvests

Starting in 2011, all timber and timber products entering the EU from Republic of Congo will carry a...

10th May 2009
Mau Forest Saga: Well Orchestrated Scheme?

Mau is a water catchment area, therefore it would be suicidal for people to continue dilapidating th...

11th May 2009
Less than 2% of Africa’s Forests Under Community C...

Unless addressed urgently, the failure to ensure land rights for local communities in the forests of...

25th May 2009
Climate Change: What Should Africa Do?

Africa should demand compensation for the damage to its economy caused by global warming for despite...

31st May 2009
Chemicals: Major Cause of Climate Change

The major cause of climate change, responsible for unfavorable weather, water patterns, growth patte...

15th June 2009
Mau Forest Saga: People Must Pay their Environment...

If policy makers genuinely recognized the importance of this so called water tower and opted to pay...

28th July 2009
African Americans: Whose Interest is the Media Ser...

The media is manipulated in all manners through professional public relations (PR) firms, and covert...

4th August 2009
Africa's Real Climate Crisis: It's not Global Warm...

Telling Africans they can't have electricity and economic development -except what can be produced w...

4th August 2009
El-Nino is Coming : Is Kenya Ready?

Despite all the debates, blame games, scoring political points and charcoal burning that goes unabat...

14th August 2009
Climate Change: Africa Clamours for Reparations

Africa’s development aspirations are at stake unless urgent steps are taken to address the problem o...

27th August 2009
Mau Destruction: The Buck Stops at Moi’s Desk

Either Moi was asleep on the job as someone was cutting up Mau forest, or he was too incompetent to...

28th August 2009
The Politics of Climate Change Negotiations in Afr...

As long as negotiations continue to be based upon the polarised positions of power politics and relu...

15th September 2009
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