The finding of a dead baobab was a shock to the inhabitants of the South African village. The tree lived with them for generations, providing food and medicine. The 1200-year-old baobab was not the only one that has fallen...
West African country is supported by UNICEF, which is going to build 500 classrooms that can accommodate more than 25,000 children. This project meets several criteria: humanitarian aid, education and positive environmental impact. Ivory Coast Classrooms The country does not have...
According to a study published on Science Advances Magazine, the third of African flora species are threatened with extinction. Researchers are worried that another 30% of African land plants will soon be added to the red list of endangered...
Baobabs belong among the most remarkable trees in the world, and many African cultures consider them sacred. The trees are giants both in size and age. They can live for more than 2000 years, but now they are facing...
Elephants, hunted for meat and tusks, ivory - one of the most expensive raw materials in the world used for jewelry making and decoration, are considered a vulnerable species. Rhinos are an endangered species thanks to poachers. The ground...
Tree planting is becoming a trend worldwide. This summer, India planted 220 million trees in a single day. Australia plans to plant 1 billion trees by 2030. Central European countries, the Czech Republic, will plant 10 million trees this...
Plastic waste is a global problem. Plastics and micro plastics are ubiquitous. Unknowingly people absorb plastics as part of food and drink. The Cocos Islands, formerly a paradise on earth, have become a landfill of plastic waste for all...
A new African tree was discovered by forester Edwin Ujor in Cameroon in 1951. It took nearly 70 years for scientists to identify the plant. This year the tree was named Vepris Bali. However, no one has seen the...
If you thought slavery was a thing of the past, you're wrong. Mauritania is a country where, according to some sources, live up to 800,000 slaves, that is more than 17% of the population. Mauritania was the last country to...
Africa is the second largest continent in the world, trailing behind only Asia, but, amazingly, a majority of the billion people living on the continnt survive every day with little to no access to electricity. Africa (30,3 million km²)...
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