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Mozambique’s Exame magazine publishes the latest story about the exploration of Mount Lico.

Finding a spot in Africa that’s undisturbed by mankind, is “incredibly rare” says Dr Simon Willcock. Seeking for forests Professor Julian Bayliss found this spot on top of Mount Lico located in Mozambique with the help of Google Earth. This discovery initiated a journey that took two years in the making with hopes of exploring […]

The Juneau Icefield Research Program – America’s Largest Climate Classroom

The Juneau Icefield Research Program North America’s Largest Climate Classroom Jeffrey Barbee interviews JIRP Alumni, Christiane McCabe. The Juneau Icefield Research Program (JIRP) has kept a continuous scientific eye on one of the largest source areas for glaciers in North America for more than sixty years. It is the longest running glacial-climate record in the […]

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 […]

Jeffrey Barbee tells of his wild dog experience in the Ruaha National Park, Tanzania.

The Ruaha National Park about 130 km west of Iringa, Tanzania is known for its wild dog, lion, spotted hyena, East African cheetah and the African leopard. Working with Haley Jackson on a project in this beautiful part of our continent was a rare delight. My visit to the park was during the wet season […]

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.

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.

the cookhouse wind farm

How Renewable Energy Is Quietly Stealing A March on Coal

This report is made possible by a new Guardian and Alliance Earth Partnership. Solar, biomass and wind energy systems are popping up all over the country and feeding clean energy into the strained electrical grid. Excerpted from the Guardian Newspaper. June 1st, 2015 By Jeffrey Barbee for the #keepitintheground campaign. The howling wind drives the […]