Developing countries suffer the most in the conflict between large carnivores and humans. We need better financial incentives for these communities to make sure these iconic predators are protected.
Red-breasted geese breed mainly on Russia’s Taymyr Peninsula and migrate to areas adjacent to the Black Sea in Ukraine, Romania and Bulgaria.
Russia has vast natural resources and is involved in many conservation efforts. Its diplomatic isolation as a result of the war in Ukraine is making it harder to protect many wild species and places.
Natural records suggest a cooling trend was underway thousands of years ago.
Evidence in Earth’s natural archives, from tree rings to seafloor sediments, points to one trend. Some climate models suggest another.
Prof George Magoha, then Kenya’s cabinet secretary for Education, with school pupils and parents in Nairobi, in September 2019.
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Magoha’s impact is unmistakable in higher education, basic education, and in national examinations in Kenya.
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Sebuah studi tentang tweet yang diposting pada tahun 2019 menemukan bahwa cuitan tentang konservasi gajah tidak selaras dengan ancaman terbesar yang sebenarnya terhadap satwa ini.
Elephants crossing a road in Botswana.
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A study of tweets posted in 2019 found that tweets about elephant conservation didn’t align with the actual greatest threats to the animals, creating the risk that funding could be misdirected.
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Kibaki’s goals were to expand access to education, and to make universities more efficient and self-sustaining.
The Camino del Santiago in Spain.
From visiting the ghats in Varanasi to walking the Camino de Santiago, travelling can be a deeply spiritual experience.
The near future may be similar to the mid-Pliocene warm period a few million years ago.
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What climate changes in the distant past can tell us about the near future.
Jimmy Kisembo, a Uganda Wildlife Authority ranger looks up at a lion on his daily monitoring patrol in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda.
Africa’s public and private protected areas took a massive blow from the collapse in tourism because of the pandemic. Tourism is a key source of funding for managing protected areas.
University of Nairobi medical students protest over a bid to increase tuition fees.
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Universities will need strategies that can defuse constant disruption of learning due to student protest.
Kenyan teacher Ayub Mohamed giving a lesson in the Nairobi suburb of Eastleigh.
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What Kenya should focus on is providing in-service professional development to improve student learning outcomes.
A helicopter drops water on a forest fire in Alaska.
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A new study finds more deciduous trees like aspen are growing in after severe fires in the region, and that has some unexpected impacts.
Older homes can have a variety of environmental health risks.
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Poor indoor air on tribal lands can cause a range of respiratory illnesses, including viral infections. Here’s how people are fixing the problem while preserving traditional ways.
The Native nations have fought hard to keep the pandemic out of their communities.
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Portrayals of Native Americans and COVID-19 often ignore responses rooted in tribal sovereignty.
Egerton University chancellor Narendra Raval – a billionaire industrialist and philanthropist – presides over a graduation ceremony in 2019.
The government should stop trying to tinker at the edges. Instead it should strengthen internal university administration through shared governance.
At the Navajo Nation town of Fort Defiance, Arizona, staff pack food boxes. The Navajo Nation now has the highest per capita COVID-19 infection rate in the U.S.
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Tribal lands are hot spots for COVID-19 infections and deaths. Racism is one of the reasons.
A general view of University of Nairobi’s main campus in the city centre.
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The current threat to university autonomy has been triggered by a myriad of financial and administrative challenges
The “marketisation” of universities means students are viewed as consumers.
The commercialisation of universities in Kenya poses a serious threat to academic freedom.
More than 300,000 hectares of subtropical forest in Paraguay have burned since July due to illegal land clearing for agriculture, according to the National Security Ministry, Oct. 1, 2019.
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Yerba mate is a wildly popular South American tea with a growing global market. Can this ‘superfood’ save Paraguay’s tropical forests, too?