Category Archives: Environment

A ‘dream team’ of scientists scaled Mount Lico and found a wealth of new species

Standing in a pit in the red soil of a mountaintop forest in northern Mozambique, Dr Simon Willcock was dirty but very excited. “Undisturbed forest is incredibly rare,” he said. “That is why we scaled a 125-metre-tall cliff with a pickaxe.” Willcock, from Bangor University in Wales, knew of no other rainforest in Africa that […]

‘Pops turns plastic trash into power’, read the Sunday Times article on Limpopo’s local inventor: Pierre ‘Pops’ Pretorius.

Inventor turns plastic waste into gas Local inventor finds way to generate gas from plastic trash 18 March 2018 – 00:00 BY FARREN COLLINS Marshall Matsveru and Pierre Pretorius with the ‘Dung Beetle’, a device that turns plastic waste into gas or biodiesel. The invention will make its debut at the AfrikaBurn festival in the […]

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Our Ocean, our Future – Marine scientist Michelle Carpenter talks about how fascinating manta rays are, the dangers they find themselves in, and working with the Marine Megafauna Foundation

The alarm blares loudly at 6:30 but I am usually already awake; excited to get out on the water. I grab my scuba gear, camera and research equipment, and hop onto my little motorbike.  Somehow I’ve mastered the Indonesian tradition to fit as many items as possible onto a scooter, and ride off into town. […]

Sustainable Seas Are Possible: The Marine Megafauna Foundation

The Marine Megafauna Foundation celebrates a successful program to help return fisheries to local management and help drive sustainable development, securing a long-term future for the fisher-people of Mozambique -By Anastasia Pashkovetskaya

Malawi Wood Cutters

Malawi Jails Loggers In First Case Of It’s Kind -With Reuters News Service

Last November, rangers in Malawi’s Lengwe National Park arrested 35 illegal loggers within the park boundaries as they felled timber with a half-million dollars worth of equipment.

Elephants Rock Around The (Tuli) Block -For The Daily Maverick

The Tuli Block in Botswana is one of the most geographically interesting places in Southern Africa. Separating it from South Africa is what Kipling called “The great grey green greasy Limpopo river, all set about with fever trees”, and for now this is still the case.

Alliance Earth Partners with The Daily Maverick To Share Important Environmental And Scientific Stories

South Africa is among the fastest growing renewable energy markets, placing first in Africa and fourth in the world, according to Climate Scope. International legal firm Baker & McKenzie count 6,000 Megawatts of renewable energy already built in the country, with more to follow under the third round of the government’s procurement plan.

AllianceEarth.org Partners with Doco360 to Create In Depth 360 Video Content

doco360.com and AllianceEarth.org form a partnership to create custom-made 360 video content that will bring our environmental and scientific stories to life.