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Ethiopia’s Endemics

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Based on current taxonomy, Ethiopia has 15 endemics and nearly 40 near-endemics (many of which were endemics until Eritrea gained independence from Ethiopia in 1991.) White-cheeked Turaco Also occurring in Eritrea and Sudan, this species range is mostly centered around Ethiopia.

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Greet, meet, and eat with African asylum seekers in Israel

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Unless you live side by side with them, it’s doubtful that you’ll get a chance to talk to one of the tens of thousands of men, and sometimes women, who fled or migrated to Israel from countries like Eritrea and Sudan, in hope of a better life.

Monster locust swarm attacks Middle East and Africa

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It’s hitting Ethiopian, Somalia, Kenya, Djibouti and Eritrea – Horn of Africa countries and it’s threatening the Middle East. The locust outbreak in Yemen. There is a real life plague of biblical proportions happening now in East Africa.

2020 60

Where Have all the Wild Asses Gone?

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Equus africanus used to be found as far north as Morocco’s Atlas Mountains and as far east as the Arabian peninsular, but now only a few hundred of them are left in Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, and Sudan.

2012 106

Huge Dust Plume Covers the Red Sea

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The plume appears to be traveling east-northeast out of Sudan and Eritrea towards Saudi Arabia, adding to the sorrows of an already troubled region when it comes to air quality. As if the Arabian Peninsula needs an import of desert dust from east Africa.

Dubai is Growing Food in Salt Marshes

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Salicornia may also be raised as an alternative biofuel ; to explore this possibility, experimental fields have already been planted Saudi Arabia and Eritrea. :: The National. Scientists in Dubai are growing a new kind of food crop in salt marshes along the Persian Gulf coast.

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Yemen, Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan among the world’s hungriest countries (UN report)

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Yemen — Village in the Manakhah District of the Sana’a Governorate in the Haraz Mountains.

Plastic Bag Bans around the World


Eritrea (2005). Since the late 1970s, plastic bags have. become a staple and an iconic image of shopping. They are such common place that people expect them to be readily available and think little of throwing them away or even discarding them on the ground.

Field Report: Green Education in Ethiopia

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I am now on a flight back from Ethiopia (located near the horn of East Africa, surrounded by Sudan, Somalia, Kenya and Eritrea). I lived for the last three weeks in the northern region of the country, in the high plateaus and mountains of Tigray.

Malaria prevention when travelling to the Middle East

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There has been continued presence of imported malaria in Jordan, mainly from East Africa (Sudan and Eritrea) and South East Asia. Marigolds have a compound inside them that can keep malaria-carrying mosquitos at bay.

2019 56

Remote Saudi beach gets a makeover: would you book a beach holiday there?

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Baish Beach is a stretch of sand in the Farasan Islands, located 50 km off the Saudi port city of Jazan, near Yemen and Eritrea. This year’s World Environment Day (WED) put a high beam on illegal trade of wildlife.

Locusts Threaten to Overtake Egypt

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During January, immature locusts known as “hoppers” formed bands and swarms along the coastal plains of the Red Sea, increasing locust numbers significantly in southeastern Egypt, northeastern Sudan, Eritrea and Saudi Arabia, FAO said in its January bulletin.

Egypt 101

Africa’s Barbets

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The Banded Barbet is a medium-sized barbet that is endemic to Ethiopia and Eritrea. Banded is an attractive species endemic to Ethiopia and Eritrea.

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A Special Gift For A Great Cycling Charity


Debesay has been racing and winning all over the world including Richmond 2015 UCI Road World Championships where he represented his home country of Eritrea. Disease, war, poverty and genocide have riddled Africa for decades.

2016 83

Egypt’s Pyramid Builders Succumbed to Climate Change

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” Sudan, Djibouti, Eritrea, Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya , Syria , the UK, the US and northeastern Brazil have all faced droughts this year. .

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Swarms! Plague of locusts could be breeding near you

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If the rains continue, there would be sufficient time for two generations of breeding to occur this year in the coastal areas of Sudan, northern Eritrea, southeast Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Yemen.

2015 98

Refugee architecture earns an exhibit in a NYC museum

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Turn to Somalia, Sudan, Eritrea, Iraq, Yemen, and understand the United Nations calculation that 65.8 New York City’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is hosting an exhibition on refugee shelters to kickstart dialogue on the design challenges caused by humanitarian crises.

2016 104

Tribes and Birds of the Lower Omo Valley by Adam Riley

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These 15 endemics and nearly 40 near-endemics (many of which were endemics until Eritrea gained independence from Ethiopia in 1991) are for the most part quite easily observed on the standard Ethiopian birding circuit. Ethiopia, a landlocked country situated in the Horn of Africa, has firmly established itself as one of Africa’s top birding destinations.

2015 203

Plight of North Africa’s Wild Ass – The Stripeless Zebra

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Once fairly numerous in parts of North Africa, including Egypt, Sudan and Libya, this creature, which resembles a zebra without most of its stripes (except for a few found on the legs) the Wild Ass is now restricted to a few areas of Somalia, Eritrea and Ethiopia.

Israel Strengthens Environmental Ties to Africa: Part 2

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Over the past two decades, Israel has absorbed over 120,000 immigrants from Ethiopia and at least 60,000 asylum-seekers, predominately from North Sudan and Eritrea. Investing in African Agriculture.

The Horn of Africa Famine: A Cautionary Tale for MENA

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Aid workers are battling to reach certain drought-affected people in the Horn of Africa, where tens of thousands of people have died. Tens of thousands of people, many of them children, have already died in Somalia – the seat of what is being called the Horn of Africa famine.

Why Congo Soldiers Use Rape As a War Tactic (and What Your Smartphone Has to Do With It)

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More states (including Uganda, Burundi , Angola , and Eritrea ) join ed the invasion, while a Congolese alliance of anti-Mobutu rebels was assembled. Chouchou Namegabe at home in New York. Photo by Svetlana Jovanovic. “I

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How Sharks Keep Us Breathing: An Interview with Filmmaker Jonathan Ali Khan

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But it is still the main regional shark fin trade hub, collectively re-distributing fins from throughout the whole region, including Somalia, Eritrea, Yemen and Iran along with all the other GCC states.

2011 114

Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

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Eritrea (51.5), Haiti (51.5), Solomon Islands (65.5), Vietnam (65.5), Cape Verde (65.5), Niger (65.5), Ethiopia (65.5), São Tomé and Príncipe (72.1), Afghanistan (80.1), The Gambia (80.1), Bangladesh (80.1), Comoros (103.0), Kiribati (120.2). “Australia is committed to a greedy and inhumane course of climate exceptionalism, climate racism and climate injustice.&#. We all know that we have to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution and eventually reach zero emissions.

Island Nations can fight Climate Genocide with Carbon Debt & Carbon Credit Analysis

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At the 2011 Durban Climate Conference the US, with the help of its climate criminal lackeys Australia and Canada, again succeeded in preventing requisite international climate change action. It was reported that Island States had again pleaded with other representatives to avert “ climate genocide ” but their pleas fell on deaf ears at Durban, as at Cancun, as at Copenhagen.

Analysis by country of fossil fuel burning-based Carbon Debt and Carbon Credit

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Fossil fuel burning yielding the greenhouse gas (GHG) carbon dioxide (CO2) is a major component of man-made global warming. In relation to carbon pollution from the burning of fossil fuels, Net Carbon Debt is equal to the Historical Carbon Debt (from fossil fuel burning since the start of the Industrial Revolution in circa 1750) minus the Carbon Credit (the residual carbon pollution from fossil fuel burning permitted between now and zero emissions in 2050).