Climate change and drought in Northern Kenya

Kenya is among the lowest contributors to global greenhouse gas emissions, but still bears the brunt of climate change. A third consecutive below-average rainfall is adversely affecting access to food for women, men and children in 20 of the 23 arid and semi-arid (ASAL) states. According to the National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) October 2022 … Read more

Recorder – Climate stressors affecting New England wildlife

New England has long been known for its four distinct seasons, but as climate change sweeps through the region more rapidly than in many other parts of the world, this seasonal portrait is being reconfigured, and a variety of wildlife species are experiencing the consequences. “Climate is a key ecosystem feature, and it has all … Read more

Meat eaters are behind most of the global greenhouse gas emissions

Deutsche Welle Monday, October 31, 2022, 12:31 PM Last updated: Sunday, October 31, 2022, 3:04 PM Shish kebab meat is seen at a restaurant in Erzurum, eastern Turkey, July 28, 2017. Representative image: REUTERS “> Shish kebab meat is seen at a restaurant in Erzurum, eastern Turkey, July 28, 2017. Representative image: REUTERS According to … Read more

European bees stung by climate, pesticides and parasites

Quimper, France – Bees pollinate 71 of the 100 types of crops that provide 90% of the world’s food. They also help preserve biodiversity and the beauty of the natural world by pollinating wild plants. But climate change, pesticides and parasites are wreaking havoc on bees and they need protection, European beekeepers who are holding … Read more

Agriculture sector promotes green growth in action plan 2021-30 | Business

A high-tech honeydew melon farm in Phuoc Tien Commune, Bac Ai District, Ninh Thuan Province (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) — Recently, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development approved the action plan for the implementation of the goals, tasks and solutions of the National Strategy for Green Development for 2021-30 and the vision for 2050. … Read more

Rockingham community celebrates penguin colony conservation

The State Government has scrapped plans to build a $3.3 million discovery center on Penguin Island in Rockingham. Key points: The number of little penguins has declined by 80 percent since 2007 Campaigners have said it would be disastrous for a new tourist center to grow on Penguin Island The state government will restrict visits … Read more