12 countries with the greatest bird species density

10,000 Birds

Further down the list, The Gambia offers 600 birds, with about 250 species possible in 10 days. Destinations birding tips Gambia Rwanda Sao Tome and Principe Trinidad and Tobago world birdwatchThe Species per Square Mile Approach.

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Trigger Warning: Kujegi {What I Be Project}

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education arranged marriage culture Gambia Islam muslim She was angry with herself, her culture and her religion. She was to wed a man she had never met.


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Africa Moves Closer to Ending Female Genital Mutilation.

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Adult/NFS Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights Health & Wellness WAYLON: Today Only awareness change circumcision compassion female genital mutilation FGM health politics The Gambia women Yahya JammehFGM is recognized internationally as a violation of the human rights of girls and women.

Tears on the Smiling Coast: How my Time in Africa Changed Me.

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Adventure Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Africa African politics college cultural differences culture Gambia politics smiling coast student study abroad touristIn the May of 2012, my mind was blown, my heart was scarred, and my soul was ignited.

Everyone loves owls: African edition

10,000 Birds

The species is a common one, found from the Gambia to Somalia and from the Sudan to South Africa. Who doesn’t love a good owl? There are few families of birds where despite a cosmopolitan distribution I’m always so pleased to see any species of the family. owls aren’t rare, but they are seldom easy.

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Exploring the Uncharted Bird World

10,000 Birds

And the results are indicative, representative and nothing short of surprising: Brunei, The Gambia, Belize, Jamaica, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Rwanda, Equatorial Guinea and Panama top the list. Summer is normally the vacation season, for ordinary tourists at least. Birders follow different patterns of bird migration and their local activities and travel accordingly. But – where? I discovered this cover-photo map somewhere at the BirdLife International’s website.

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Rwanda Dreaming

10,000 Birds

And the results are indicative, representative and nothing short of surprising: Brunei, The Gambia, Belize, Jamaica, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Rwanda, Equatorial Guinea, Panama and Haiti top the list. The beginning of the northern summer is a good time (as any) to dream of some of the most biodiverse places on Earth. No, I am not talking of Brazil or Columbia, they are not just in the tropics but more importantly, they are officially huge.

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Smallholder farmers need seat at climate table

Green (Living) Review

In the Gambia we support policy makers learn from the experience of countries facing similar challenges.” by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Short - term, reactive solutions are not enough to help smallholder farmers cope with climate change, according to a 2015 report by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). “If

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When it comes to water cooperation, where is the Middle East?

Green Prophet

Inspired by the Senegal River Basin Organisation, the basin organisations in Congo and Gambia rivers are expected to intensify their cooperation this year. United Nations-sponsored World Water Day was celebrated this week in a series of events around the world ranging from races to speeches to demonstrations of how individuals could conserve consumption of this most-critical of natural resources.

Exploring cultural identities through art

The Green Changemakers

She visited The Gambia as part of the study visit course in 2004. I went to The Gambia to find evidence of "boat building". In The Gambia I found many people with a profound sense of place. It seemed to be reinforced by people's awareness of what had already been lost, and what is now at risk in environmental terms The Gambia's relative economic unimportance in global terms has meant that people's sense of cultural identity is strong.

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Ghana – Rainforest Birding on the Brink by Adam Riley

10,000 Birds

After some initial confusion on my part, and knowing with certainty that said company did not offer tours to Ghana, it suddenly struck me… my clients had wanted to go to The Gambia all along, but had got the country name confused with Ghana! The Gambia, a cheap package holiday destination for British sunseekers had become quite popular with birders. My connection with Ghana began rather unexpectedly (and as it turned out, rather humorously) more than ten years ago.

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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.

Sustainable, sharing communities explored in Karen Litfin’s book ‘Ecovillages’

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Litfin attends a meeting of village leaders in Colufifa, in Senegal and the Gambia. The fields of Konohana Ecovillage all lie under the watchful eye of Mt. Fuji (Image courtesy of Karen Litfin). After twenty years of teaching global environmental politics at a major research university, watching the state of the world go from bad to worse, I became increasingly curious: “Who is devising ways of living that could work for the long haul?”

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).

Using story … for global learning

The Green Changemakers

A young girl’s world is turned upside down when her Chinese grandfather comes to live with her in Grandfather counts and Grace learns to adjust her ideas about 'family' when she goes to visit her father in The Gambia. Professional development ideas for primary schools There are a wealth of excellent storybooks appropriate for primary children which raise questions about people, their relationships with each other and the wider world.

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