Ecosystem services

By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 10th, 2012
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Human Wrongs Watch A landmark study of Kenya’s high-elevation forests shows that the economic cost of deforestation in the East African country exceeds national gains from forestry and logging by more than four-to-one, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) reported. *Photo: IRIN/Angela Dewa...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 29th, 2012
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Pablo Solon Almost one thousand dolphins are lying dead on the beach. Another five thousand pelicans have also been found dead. What is the cause of this massacre? There are different explanations. Some argue that it was the offshore oil exploration while others say that these birds are dying because...
By benim
In Agriculture
Aug 22nd, 2011
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Agricultural methods need to be radically overhauled to ensure food production rises to meet increasing demand but that water resources are not depleted further by doing so, research showed on Monday. A radical overhaul of agriculture could create farms that enhance, rather than degrade, the world...