Posts Tagged ‘ Africa ’

Youth from Garissa County gets honored as Tree Ambassador

Oct 1st, 2013 | By
Youth from Garissa County gets honored as Tree Ambassador

Meet Abdikadir Aden, also known as Mr.Environment from Garissa. The 25 year old youth is a great inspiration, especially to youth in this country and
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Ivory Trade by Abbie Barnes

May 8th, 2013 | By
Ivory Trade by Abbie Barnes

It is estimated that in 2011 over 25,000 elephants were brutally killed for their ivory, nearly 7% of the total African elephant population. Ivory (elephant tusk) has been used throughout history, all around the globe, to create ornaments, jewelry, and other highly-prized possessions  It was made illegal to sell and trade in 2000, when CITES (Convention on International
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Young Kenyan Environmentalist Honoured

Mar 5th, 2013 | By
Young Kenyan Environmentalist Honoured

From upper left:   1. Abdikadir receiving the African Young Achiever Award from one of the organizers.   2. Abdikadir (centre) with Kenyan Wildlife Service Staff Madam Mary (left) and Madam
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Biodiversity

Nov 8th, 2010 | By
Biodiversity

“Biodiversity” is a term that’s somewhat hard to define…if you break it down, “bio” = life and “diversity” = variety. So “biodiversity” is basically just the variety of life, right? Well, yes, but it’s often not so simple to measure that variety. I’ll give you an example. I’m part of a research project studying a genus of
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Kenyan school honors Winne Owade

Mar 30th, 2005 | By

During a day long ceremony at her school in Siaya, Kenya, AFN’s Eco-Hero, Winne Owade, was awarded her certificate by the Area Councilor. Winne won the prize for organizing a program at her school to feed the local monkeys in the trees around the campus with food left over from the school cafeteria. She also
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