Knowledge about the movement of marine plastics will help reduce the impact of plastic pollution in water bodies.
The Indian Ocean provides a new way of looking at world history that has been dominated by European accounts.
West African countries are faced with the challenge of growing their grids while avoiding the climate impacts of increased fossil fuel use.
We found that air pollution levels in Nairobi increased by 182% over the study period, Kampala by 162% and Addis Ababa by 62%.
Precautions must be taken to realise the full advantage of the benefits associated with trees.
Oversight over how Ghana's oil wealth is spent has become more important than ever.
Policies should protect arable land from urban encroachment and make peri-urban households less vulnerable.
Neglecting existing communal water supplies risks leaving many of the most vulnerable and remote communities unserved.
The study confirms that collecting water for daily use weighs more heavily on women, making life more difficult for especially older women.
Communities prepare better for flood disasters when they have been actively involved in communicating information.
Despite their popularity, there are reasons to doubt whether "home gardens" provide a sustainable and cost-effective way of addressing hidden hunger.
There is an urgent need for greater awareness of the dangerous substances found in the environment.
Biological control uses live organisms to kill or eat the pest insects.
Eating locusts is an old strategy used to get food after locusts devastated crops, but things have changed.
The Niger Delta oil conflict requires broad consultation and effective dialogue between communities, oil companies and the Nigerian government.
The potential exists for malnutrition to exacerbate the health consequences of the COVID-19 epidemic.
The findings suggest that farmers will benefit from more accurate crop yield monitoring.
And why development funders should listen to smallholder farmers
The rising demand on the world market for cocoa has put pressure on Ghana's forests.
Protected areas in Nigeria are generally hampered by limited funds and resources.
Lagos is vulnerable to heavy storms but the impact can be mitigated with better preparation.
This study provides the first evidence that penguins emit sounds underwater when they hunt.
Effective public health response to a pandemic, depends on the availability of a stable power supply system.
The Nile Treaties prevent upstream countries from using the waters of the Nile without the consent of those downstream. This results in an Egyptian bias.
COVID-19 could potentially be harmful for endangered great apes.