Shea trees act as a carbon sink, playing an integral role in maintaining biodiversity, and supporting the livelihoods of communities. ...

Activists want the government to stop the project in order to reflect the government’s commitment to reducing carbon emissions and energy transition. ...

Conservation initiatives have restored previously fragmented forests between Nigeria and Cameroon, in West Africa. However, as wildlife started moving along the forests with little buffer areas, farms were increasingly affected. ...

When Luciana cooks, the smoke from burning coals irritates her eyes and chest and makes her cough. ...

Climate change is "the greatest health threat facing humanity" as described by the World Health Organization last October, as it is expected  to cause an additional 250,000 deaths each year. ...

Climate Tracker visited the Olum community in South-South Nigeria to report how extreme wildfires are changing indigenous villages, forcing them to enact a law to control the flames. ...

Climate experts are attributing the invasions of pests to the changing patterns in rain and temperature. Most pests are running towards the areas with cooler breeding areas, especially in East Africa. ...

While creating and trading charcoal is illegal in Zimbabwe, imported charcoal from neighbouring countries like Mozambique is legal for sale and use provided it has been cleared at immigration. ...

Despite providing habitation and means of survival for indigenous people in host communities, deforestation in Southern Nigeria is gradually pushing several forest kinds of wood indigenes into extinction. ...

 In early 2020, shortly after the Covid-19 epidemic started in Uganda, Lake Albert experienced record breaking floods, sweeping and submerging all houses and other property nearby. Wamaani’s family scampered to safety. ...