To prevent the humanitarian disasters that follow floods in Sudan, more attention needs to be paid to infrastructure planning.
To achieve sustainable, functional buildings, architects in cities like Lagos need to consider local realities.
Understanding fire history is crucial to designing effective fire management in order to maintain biodiversity and support the livelihoods of people.
Municipalities are now forced to identify new cemetery planning methods and models that are environmentally sensitive and consistent with diverse cultural practices, and facilitate social cohesion.
Agricultural investments could play a role in reducing poverty and improving food security.
Kampala, like many other cities in sub-Saharan Africa, has a critical data gap on the scale and magnitude of air pollution.
Local government and humanitarian actors are faced with tough choices of prioritising, managing and balancing resources, locations and constituencies.
How communities in Botswana are counting the costs of a trophy hunting ban.
Conservation and development scheme REDD+ has manifested as a series of models, which increases its perceived success and enables it to continue despite not delivering on its wide-reaching promises.
Between 1986 and 2016, Kenya lost about 21 of its seagrasses.
Young people's lives in the Niger Delta have not improved because development agencies have been hijacked by local leaders
Many carnivores are ambush predators. Being seen by their prey can lead to them abandoning the hunt.
Vulnerability in the context of Covid-19 is really complex. Many households in Gauteng have different challenges.
In general, the larger the tree, the more carbon it stores.
A mix of wind, solar photovoltaics, and some natural gas would be more cost-effective than Inga 3 for South Africa and the DRC.
Egypt wants a guarantee that the filling and operation of the Renaissance Dam will not affect the rights it got in 1959.
Pollutants from industrial and domestic sources in the Lagos lagoon represent a cocktail of environmental contaminants.
Such a large accumulation of methane in a lake is unique, and has never been reached in any other lakes.
Kids spend more time outdoors than adults, performing more activities that increase breathing rates, which result in increased exposure to air pollutants.
There are multiple health risks in living close to waste sites, with substantial racial and income differences playing a major role.
Forests must improve communities’ livelihoods to rise as a sustainable management solution
New science shows that estimates of the African lion numbers are underpinned by weak methods. But several new studies from Kenya and Uganda show that lions can be counted robustly.
The poisoning incident in Guinea-Bissau represents a loss of around 5% of the estimated national population of Hooded Vultures, which makes up 22% of the entire global population.
It's time to redesign food systems that deliver healthy foods, allow farming families to make a good living, and support thriving societies.
As the world deals with COVID-19, the sustainable use of wild species is a critical coping and resilience strategy.