Porto Novo in Benin, Rouen in France and Da Nang in Vietnam are taking steps to mitigate the harsh effects of climate change, which will hit them hard if they don't.
Using waste from fruit has many benefits to industries.
Southern African countries do not face water scarcity and do not need to build joint water projects. But they do need talk to each other to avoid misunderstandings.
Despite being initially colonised by Austronesian people, dogs from the island of Madagascar hail from Africa – unlike the humans.
Instead of spending time trying to make nuclear energy a possibility, South Africa should look to forms of renewable energy instead.
Fracking presents a better alternative to coal mining. Finding a way to produce the gas economically is the first challenge to getting fracking underway.
Despite having an internationally recognised fishing system, Namibia needs to shift gears to maintain its excellent fishing status.
Species facing the blitz of accelerating, human-driven change don’t always cope well. Birds are among the most visible windows into this world of vulnerability.
People living in close proximity to animals infected with Bovine TB are at a risk of contracting the disease through drinking their milk and eating their meat.
Unless Africa can manage the effects of climate change, the agricultural future for many Africans looks bleak.
Unless climate change can be mitigated, or farmers can find ways to adapt, the future for coffee production looks bleak.
Africa is losing rich heritage and historical structures through conflict.
We need political intervention if southern African countries are to mitigate the effects of climate change.
Farmers hold the key to prevent ecological degradation and promote conservation
Africa's climate may leave its people vulnerable to harsh weather conditions like droughts and floods if the problem is not mitigated.
Managing Africa's water sources is a matter of vital importance for people to have any hope of surviving on the continent
Climate change is affecting all regions of the globe. But some places, such as Africa, are more vulnerable than others.
In areas vulnerable to sea level rise and storm surges, developments are at increasing risk of inundation and permanent damage over coming years.
It is important that co-operative approaches are found to conservation as the natural environment knows no political boundaries.