ANGOLA: ILLIGAL WILDLIFE TRADE HIGHER THAN ARMS SMUGGLING

United Nation’s Environment Programme (UNEP) and Interpol has revealed through a report on Environmental Crime that inability to prevent and halt wildlife/environmental crime will make it impossible to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). During this year’s World Environmental Day, all strength and vigor was headed towards Angola – Africa’s biggest ivory and bush meat …

Farming Palm Weevils as an Alternative Livelihood and Combating Food Insecurity.

Ansah Boatemaa is an environmental activist in Cape Coast, Ghana. She is the Programs Manager for Green Africa Youth Organization in Ghana and a teaching assistant at the University of Cape Coast. She is passionate about food security and climate change. Agricultural waste management and climate smart agriculture – aiming at combating climate change through sustainable agricultural …

Drawing Contest on Environmental Sanitation

Environmental sanitation drawing competition was launched to evaluate the four workshop organized  with support from Environment 360, and Tunza Eco-Generation. The competition was launched on Tuesday 17th may 2016 by IDEAS – UCC team. The participating schools were Imam Khomeini Primary School and Samrose Complex Academy, both in Amamoma community within the University of Cape …

4th Environmental Sanitation Workshop.

SAMROSE COMPLEX ACADEMY was our next stop to educate the pupils on the importance of environmental sanitation as part of our environmental sanitation series to reduce the risk of flooding and sanitation related diseases. As mentioned in all the previous reports, we highlighted on basic sanitation practices and things that our young generation can do …

Be a Good Steward of Nature.

2015 was noted worldwide as the year of global action and 2016 has begun well with many shut-down of dirty energy sources and large investments into renewable energy. Despite this progress, environmental protection is not yet at its peak and even minimal in some regions of the world. This clearly indicates an urgent need for advocacy …