Four of the five contemporary migrations in East Africa are severely threatened and have virtually collapsed.
South Africa needs to wean itself off coal in a way that protects jobs and the environment.
A Land Degradation Surveillance framework could solve this problem by systematically measuring and tracking indicators of land health in Africa.
A new international report makes for bleak reading on the state of the world's soils. It predicts that land degradation will displace up to 700 million people worldwide by mid-century.