by Shelley Addison-bell, Ocean Youth Working Group Communications and Brand Lead Photo source: Shelley Addison-bell (Author) The world’s oceans are filled with life, from vibrant coral reefs to shallow shores. Beneath its surface is a crucial hero of marine ecosystems: seagrass. For World Seagrass Day, on March 1, we came together to recognize the vital …

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by Sylvester Stephen Mtenga Graphic designed by Freepik Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as defined by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is a measure of the monetary value of final goods and services produced in a country in a given period of time. It counts all of the output generated within the borders of a country. …

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by Joshua Kimera              Across the globe, urbanisation continues to surge, leading to the proliferation of informal settlements known as slums. These densely populated areas, characterised by inadequate housing, limited access to basic services, and precarious living conditions, pose significant challenges to sustainable urban development. While slums persist as a pressing issue in many countries, the …

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by Abolaji Ogunjimi Photo credit: Pixabay It is no news that climate change and agriculture/food production are interrelated. As climate change accelerates, the intricate relationship between a warming planet and global food security becomes increasingly evident. According to the report of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) – The State of …

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by Hannah Wakawa The desire of humans to satisfy their needs and wants has resulted in them cutting down trees. From time immemorial, man has cut down trees to create firewood which is most popularly used for cooking and in some cases to keep him and his immediate environment warm. Trees play a pivotal role …

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by Ewura Larbi I remember being as tall as a short five-year-old Ghanaian girl could be, excitement bubbling within and radiating from my petite frame as I entered the Accra Zoo, my tiny hand engulfed by my father’s larger one. Had I been an elephant, 90 per cent of my memories from that day wouldn’t …

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by Ainesh Dey and Jhanvi Jain Environmental Espionage in the Modern World: An Overview The premise of environmental espionage in the current geopolitical scenario cannot be overlooked, as environmental crises such as global warming, deforestation, and wildfires continue to shape global dynamics. Collaborating to find solutions to these crises at a global level is crucial, …

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