Growing Urbanization Chewing Away Forests in Southern Africa

By Jeffrey Moyo HARARE, Zimbabwe (IDN) — In Harare, the Zimbabwean capital’s medium-density suburb known as Glaudina, where a thick forest used to exist, homes under construction have emerged instead, with the trees vanishing. North-West of Zimbabwe, just outside Lusaka, the Zambian capital, slums and shacks have also, over the decades, replaced the once flourishing […]

COP27: Leaders Launch Global Alliance Against Future Drought Impacts

By Rita Joshi BONN | SHARM EL-SHEIKH (IDN) — Leaders from over 25 countries and 20 organizations have launched the International Drought Resilience Alliance to accelerate action and help countries to be better prepared for future droughts. Drought represents the most serious hazard to livestock and crops in nearly every part of the world, and […]

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