Monday 05 March 2012
China - stop killing the elephants and rhinos across Africa!AfricaFiles | 05 Mar 2012
Add your name to a petition calling on China to stop the illegal trade of rhino horn and elephant ivory! Rhino horn is used to treat a range of ailments in Asian traditional medicine, based not on science but on the prestige it brings to wealthy customers. Call for this to stop. CJW
Gestion intégrée des eaux du bassin de la Voltamediaterre.org | 05 Mar 2012
Le conseil des ministres de l'Autorité du Bassin de la Volta (ABV) était à sa quatrième réunion à Abidjan le lundi 27 février 2012 au Plateau. Les ministres en charge des ressources en eau, provenant des pays membres de cette institution d'intégration, sont venus passer en revue les projets...
Uganda: Looming famine in Kabale: Red Cross gets preparedfeedproxy.google.com | 05 Mar 2012
Source: Uganda Red Cross Country: Uganda By Everns Turyahikayo Bagumuhunda, focal person, URCS Kabale BranchKabale District has been threatened by famine and its related effects since the last decade. The disaster has...
Cameroon: Cameroon government cracks down on illegal loggingfeedproxy.google.com | 05 Mar 2012
Cameroon By Elias Ntungwe NgalameYAOUNDE, Cameroon (AlertNet) - The government of Cameroon has intensified a crackdown on illegal loggers in a measure aimed at conserving the country's forest resources and combating the effects of climate change.Read the full article on AlertNet.
Chad: African Union celebrates the Africa Environment Dayfeedproxy.google.com | 05 Mar 2012
Source: African Union Country: Chad, World "Lake Chad is not only Chadian, it is also African" President DebyN'Djamena, Chad 03 March 2012The main celebration of Africa Environment Day was marked in...
FAO Paper Examines MPA Governance in Brazil, Palau, India and Senegalbiodiversity-l.iisd.org | 05 Mar 2012
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) has released a technical paper, titled "Marine protected areas: country case studies on policy, governance and institutional issues," which examines governance opportunities and constraints in the use of spatial management tools at the national level. The case studies from Brazil, India, Senegal and Palau note different uses for MPAs, including sustainable management of fisheries or strict environmental protection.
Abu Dhabi bets on anti-dust solar panelsSCIDEV.NET | 05 Mar 2012
[CAIRO] Abu Dhabi is teaming up with a global electronics company to develop better coatings for solar panels to make them cheaper and easier to keep clean in desert conditions.The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region stands to benefit from concentrated solar power (CSP) — a technology that uses lenses or mirrors to focus large amounts of sunlight onto a small area. This light is converted to heat, which generates electricity.
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