ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

04-Feb-2020 to 23:59

Green Fund commits to protecting Congo Basin

APA-Brazzaville (Congo) — The Director of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Yannick Glemarec, on a working visit to Brazzaville, has announced the organization in 2020 of a workshop to identify priority projects in the fight against climate change in the Congo Basin.

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03-Feb-2020 to 06:15

S/African firms pledge to reduce plastics pollution by 2025

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Some 25 local companies have committed themselves to reducing plastic pollution in the next five-years under what they call the South African Plastics Pact, the firms announced on Sunday.

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24-Jan-2020 to 11:46

Rare migratory bird lands in Kenya from Finland

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — A rare migratory bird known as Osprey has flown to Kenya, covering a distance of 6,948 kilometers or 4,317 miles to land in Siaya County in west region, the Kenya Wildlife Service(KWS) have disclosed.

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23-Jan-2020 to 08:22

Botswana announces fees for ozone-depleting substances

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Thursday announced that it was introducing fees for permits for those wishing to import and export ozone depleting substances.

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22-Jan-2020 to 16:13

Queen Elizabeth to support conservation of Kenya’s Mau forest

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The campaign to raise global awareness on the need to conserve Kenya's water towers has received an enormous boost after the largest indigenous mountain forest in East Africa, Mau Forest Complex (MFC) in Rift Valley was admitted to the Queen's Commonwealth Canopy (QCC).

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17-Jan-2020 to 14:41

Strong winds destroy many houses in southern Rwanda

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Strong winds that struck several villages in Huye district, southern Rwanda over the last two days have destroyed 36 houses and three churches leaving other properties also damaged, a senior local government official in the region confirmed to APA on Friday.

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16-Jan-2020 to 15:06

Botswana loses more rhinos as war against poachers slips away

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Poaching of endangered rhinos appears to be reaching crisis levels in Botswana amid reports that the country continues to lose more of its protected animals to poachers, APA learned here on Thursday.

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