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Prince Charles’ Video Address to Rio+20

Most of the world seems to have low expectations for what will come out of the Rio+20 environmental conference that is happening right now. In this video, Prince Charles highlights how little has been accomplished since the Rio Earth Summit … Continue reading

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Uganda’s Disappearing Glaciers – BBC

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Uganda’s Mountain Parks Might Be the Last Refuge in a Changed Climate

The Rwenzori Mountains and Mount Elgon, the bookends of Uganda, may provide a last bastion for biodiversity in Uganda in a changing climate. While these mountainous national parks get fewer visitors and fewer conservation dollars than the savanna parks with their charismatic wildlife, they might turn out to be the most important ones to protect. Continue reading

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Roads to Ruin

It is possible that the environmental challenge in Africa that will have the biggest impact on the rest of the world is the degradation of the Congo Basin rainforest.  According to Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai, in her 2009 book The … Continue reading

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