Sasol Birds of Southern Africa, 5th edition

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And so, back to political entities, this field guide covers Namibia , Botswana , Zimbabwe , the southern half of Mozambique (south of the Zambezi River), South Africa , Lesotho and Eswatini ( Swaziland ).

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Mozambique’s ‘Super’ Breast Cancer Awareness Ads


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WWF calls for urgent action in Mozambique as hundreds of elephants are being poached every year

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The elephants in northern Mozambique survived the country’s bloody civil war, but now they are being killed by the hundreds every year. An aerial-survey, commissioned by WWF-Mozambique, shows that between 480 to 900 elephants died in the area between 2011 and 2013, with the majority of the deaths being blamed on poaching. But poaching seems to be increasing in not just Mozambique but also in neighboring South Africa.

Mozambique and South Korea Cooperate on Solar


The Mozambican and South Korean governments have signed two loan agreements totaling $60 million to underwrite both the establishment of an Emergency Information Management System and the building of three photovoltaic solar power stations. Mozambican Minister of Finance Manuel Chang and the Export-Import Bank of South Korea vice-president Sang Wan Byun signed the accords in the Mozambican capital Maputo.

Conde Nast Traveler’s 2011 ‘World Savers’

Green Traveler Guides

Small Resort: Guludo Beach Lodge, Mozambique. On a white sand beach on Mozambique, this hyper-secluded getaway has leveraged upscale travel to change the lives of 15,000 Mozambicans by giving them access to clean water when they never had it before. Australia Brazil Mozambique News Sao Paulo South Africa Abercrombie & Kent Accor Banyan Tree Guludo Beach Lodge Lindblad Lufthansa Six Senses Spier Wolgan| Green Travel News |.

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Renewable Energy in Mozambique -where only 30% have access to electricity


Mozambican Energy Minister Salvador Namburete reports that over 2 million Mozambicans are now using renewable energy sources. Namburete said, "Currently, 30 percent of Mozambicans have access to electricity, being 20 percent from the expansion of the national grid and the remaining 10 percent - about 2.1

The Green Buzz: Thursday, November 7

Conservancy Talk

Mozambique’s former president is working to curb rhino poaching by eliminating extreme poverty. Animals Conservation Issues Dams Environmental News Environmental Science Science The Green Buzz beer blackfish Bloomberg CBS News colorado craft brewing fracking Grist market watch Mozambique npr Penobscot River rhino poaching sea world stock market Restored rivers, place-based beer, and “Blackfish” all in today’s green news.

Inequality between rich and poor nations helps fuel a climate of mistrust and sabotages efforts to secure a climate deal

Green Blog

A single power plant in Great Britain will produce more CO2 emissions, every year, than all 139 million people living in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique combined. Photo credit: The 15th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15) in Copenhagen, which many have said was our last chance to take action against “ the greatest threat the world has ever faced ”, ended in a failure.

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Daily Demand and Supply: The impact of expectations

Environmental Economics

The fungus recently turned up at banana plantations in Mozambique and Jordan, triggering fears that its next stop will be Latin America, the world's largest banana exporter. According to Nature, the fungus had been thought to be confined to Asia until it turned up in Mozambique in October. "For

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The Front Cover Bird

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The nearest seas were 1000 kilometers to the east and 1500 to the west, when I saw a Crab-plover on the front of the Africa Birds & Birding magazine, photographed on some beach in Mozambique. Or my next destination should be that beach in Mozambique (tourism officials of Mozambique, I sure hope you do read my blog)? …or journey to the end of the world.

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EQUATORIA–Walking 4,000 Miles Across Africa

Wend Magazine

Fisher will begin on the west coast of Africa in Lobito, Angola and will eventually end on the eastern coast in Pemba, Mozambique. This Saturday, April 30th, Julian Monroe Fisher –an anthropologist, ethnographical documentary filmmaker, explorer and writer–will begin his solo walk across the African continent. To date, Fisher has made six expeditions to the African continent, but no one has ever walked the specific ocean to ocean route he has chosen to embark on.

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Revolutionary Vegan Beauty Line Launches for Melanin-Rich Skin


Celmira Amade, a student and entrepreneur from Mozambique has launched a vegan beauty ‘wonder product’ in the UK, according to Africa Fashion. TSAKA means ‘happiness’ in the Ronga dialect of Mozambique, something her grandmother would no doubt echo as a sentiment of this ambition to drive change. It’s a plant powder hydrating face mask, the flagship product for a line of vegan skincare formulated for melanin-rich skin.

Landfill by Tim Dee: Review

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Claire didn’t stopped there, but repeated the same kind of rediscovery after the war in Mozambique. I have visited my local landfill for the last seven years, usually several times per winter, only to recently stumble upon a book called the Landfill! While I have written several blogs on the topic (e.g., here and here ), Tim Dee devoted an entire book to it and I just had to read it. “‘I haven’t met people who say, I quite like gulls. You’re either into it, or you’re not.

Exploring the Uncharted Bird World

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601-800 sp: Canada, Costa Rica, Panama; Russia; Guinea, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo (Brazzaville), Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa; Laos, New Guinea (PNG); Australia. 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?

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Tembe Elephant Park, South Africa

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It was founded as a safe place for refugees from the Mozambique Civil War , which ran from 1977 to 1992. It is a good place for South African birders, as several species are found here and nowhere else in South Africa, and it holds a small number of endemics that it shares with the Mozambique lowlands. The history of Tembe Elephant Park in South Africa is a slightly unusual one.

What is a Palm-thrush?

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They are also found in patches of Zimbabwe and Mozambique, and also north through Zambia, the Congo and Tanzania (just poking into Kenya). A post I wrote a few weeks ago where I made some disparaging remarks about America’s pseudowarblers (and poetry) generated a certain amount of negative feedback, and clearly some apologies are in order. Mum, Dad, I’m sorry I described my childhood as feral.

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Pink in Africa

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This species is a southern African endemic, restricted to, but fortunately not uncommon, in dry woodland and sand forest habitats of northern Zululand, Swaziland, scattered pockets of north-eastern South Africa and southern Mozambique. This lovely bird was first collected in Durban from where it is now extinct but it still occurs in northern Zululand and southern Mozambique with other populations in central and east Africa.

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He discovered Rudd’s Lark at Wakkerstroom and in Southern Mozambique he collected the first specimens of Rudd’s Apalis , Neergaard’s Sunbird and rediscovered Pink-throated Twinspot (which had been “missing” since the 1820’s when the Verreauxs erroneously claimed to have collected it in Cape Town.) The sunbird was named in honor of Neergaard, a mining staff recruiting officer for Goldfields based in southern Mozambique who assisted Captain Grant during his expedition.

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Environmental Curse That Comes with Development: The Case of Chikwawa


This is a region where Malawi’s biggest river, The Shire passes by on its way to empty its water in the great Zambezi at Chinde in Mozambique. Chikwawa town is a place bustling with activities. The town of about 60,000 people marks the start of the Shire Valley, a flat area of about 300 square kilometres comprising of two administrative districts of Chikwawa and Nsanje in southern Malawi.

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Getting the Bill – Taste, Touch and Smell in Birds

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A Dominican missionary in Mozambique in the 16th century was astounded to find honeyguides eating the wax from his altar candles! One of the defining characteristics of birds, besides the obvious features of wings and feathers, is their bills. And they come in a wonderful smorgasbord of different shapes and sizes. From toucans to curlews and from hummingbirds to flamingos, birds display an almost otherworldly diversity in these body-parts.

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Birding Eastern Zimbabwe

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Situated slap-bang on the Zim/Mozambique border, this used to be one of the most productive birding sites in the country. And, if you plan to bird the Mozambique side beware of old landmines, souvenirs from the brutal civil wars. Zimbabwe is last in the alphabetical atlas of countries of the world.

The Devastating Consequences of Wildlife Poaching


In Africa, poaching has led to the extinction of wild rhinoceros in Mozambique. In Mozambique, a poacher receives $5,000 for a rhino horn, a stupendous amount in an economy like Mozambique where a farmhand’s wage is $100 a month [6]. . Wildlife poaching has grave. consequences for targeted species and their habitats.

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War, Wildlife and a Remarkable Comeback in Gorongosa

Nature Conservancy - Science

Photo © USAID Mozambique / Flickr through a Creative Commons license. Two decades of civil war devastated people and wildlife in Gorongosa National Park. As many as one million people died in the war and many of the park’s large mammals including lions and elephants were poached for food or ivory. Wildcam Gorongosa uses trail cams to document the surprising ability of wildlife to bounce back with a little help from conservation.

Smallholder farmers need seat at climate table

Green (Living) Review

In Mozambique, for example, IFAD is working with the Centre for the Promotion of Agriculture to support the mainstreaming of gender and climate change adaptation into national policies on horticulture, cassava and red meat production. 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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Yemen, Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan among the world’s hungriest countries (UN report)

Green Prophet

Yemen — Village in the Manakhah District of the Sana’a Governorate in the Haraz Mountains. Some 41 countries continue to be in need of external assistance for food, with conflicts acting as the primary cause of high levels of food insecurity and adverse weather conditions – particularly rainfall shortages in Africa – acutely affecting food availability and access for millions of people, a quarterly report by the United Nations says.

Bieber, Gaga Headline Christie’s 2011 Green Auction


Personally, I would love to throw my entire line of credit at the 10 Day trip to Tanzania and the stunning beaches of Mozambique. Christie’s star-studded “ Bid to Save the Earth &# Green Auction raised millions in 2010 for various environmental charities. Today, the art powerhouse pulled back the curtain on round two; announcing a 2011 Green Auction with even more celebrity punch and “one-in-a-lifetime&# opportunities.

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Why Are Elephants Endangered Species?


World Wildlife Fund has established protected zones in countries including Mozambique, trained wildlife managers in Cambodia and Lao and worked with governments to identify illegal trade routes and shut down suppliers. There is no more iconic symbol of wildlife. conservation than the noble elephant that marches the plains of Africa and the jungles of Asia.

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IRENA to Pitch Morocco as Africa’s Renewable Energy Pilot at Rio+20

Green Prophet

Co-hosted by the government of Mozambique, this high-level meeting aims to spark a renewable energy revolution throughout the African continent, which supports 15% of the world’s population that in turn consumes a mere 5% of its generated energy. Renewing Africa’s Energy Future is the theme of an International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) side-event scheduled to take place today at the Rio +20 conference underway in Brazil.

Jordan Dana Biosphere Reserve Kicks Out Kerosene

Green Prophet

Established in 1989, the Dana Biosphere Reserve lies in the Rift Valley that stretches from Syria to Mozambique. Jordan takes another definitive step towards a renewable future with a little help from its Czech friends. There will be no more stinky kerosene for the first solar-illuminated Bedouin tent in Jordan. Gas and kerosene lanterns have been replaced with a far more sustainable resource at the Rumana campsite in the Dana Biosphere Reserve.

Developing Nations Need Help With Climate Disruption Readiness

Sierra Club Compass

This information is available for anyone who may need it, including leaders in any of the 177 countries considered -- and it has already helped countries like Mozambique examine its own food security measures. "Adaptive Thursday's release of the 2013 University of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN) showed that it will take the world's poorest countries 100 years on average to reach the level of climate readiness that the wealthiest countries already have.

Review: Sasol eBirds of Southern Africa

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The most outrageous of these was in Victoria Falls, where the smart list had the Livingstone’s Turaco (actually found on the other side of Zimbabwe on the border with Mozambique) but didn’t have Schalow’s Turaco , which does occur there.

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The most dangerous spots in the Mediterranean for natural disasters

Green Prophet

This fault line stretches 4830 km (3,000 miles) from northern Syria to Mozambique. Threats of potential extreme geohazards against humanity became partial reality this month, following the spectacular eruption of the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile (photo above); and the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in northern Nepal.

We Should Kill More Lions

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In addition the Selous Game Reserve is functionally linked with the 42,000 km2 Niassa Game Reserve in Mozambique, and this is another important factor that ensures its integrity. Assuming you have a passing interest in wildlife, or at the least you know someone that does, and chances are in the last week or so you’ve become aware that some lady from America shot a lion.

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Shrinking Fish, High Flying Bumblebees, Speeding Glaciers & More

Nature Conservancy - Science

The blind snakes of Mozambique — how do they feed? Greenland’s Jakobshavn Isbræ glacier–thought to have calved the iceberg that sank the Titanic–flowed at 46 meters a day in the summer of 2012. That’s 30-50% faster than previous summers. Photo credit: kriskaer under Creative Commons license. By Marty Downs, Bob Lalasz, Matt Miller, and Lisa Feldkamp of the TNC Science Communications team.

Africa’s Barbets

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The next isolated populations are several thousand miles northwards in Malawi, northern Mozambique and the Rondo Plateau in southern Tanzania. Barbets are a group of medium sized, chunky, generally colorful, frugivorous, hole-nesting near-passerines, that are popular targets for anyone birding in the tropics.

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Harry's Nuts! declared elephant friendly

Green (Living) Review

Liberation Foods is co-owned by farming groups from Malawi , Mozambique , Bolivia , Brazil , Nicaragua , Peru , El Salvador and India. Harry’s Nuts!, the Fairtrade salted nuts from Harry Hill, have been declared ‘Elephant Friendly’ thanks to the work of Fairtrade cashew farmers in India in protecting an endangered species. The snacks are available in Sainsbury’s, Waitrose and other outlets and the packs of cashews have an extra environmental boast with each munch.

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Eco-friendly hotels mean less can be more

The Green Changemakers Vamizi Island, Mozambique The resort was set up by a group of European private investors determined to create sustainable tourism on this tiny island. Romina McGuinness 08 February 2010 06:00 Metro World News La Montana Magica hotel prides itself on blending in with the local environment. Luxury isn’t always extravagant. Metro found five eco-hotels where they are showing that less is more.

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Conservation Group Details Countries Facing Poaching Issues

Eco Friendly Daily

Mozambique was ranked as one of the worst origin countries, the WWF indicating that the country is failing to protect elephants and rhinos. Nearly hunted to extinction in the 1800s, the white rhinoceros has made a spectacular comeback. Poaching has become a global issue and has organized crime, similar to illegal drug and arms smuggling. Advanced technology is now used to track and kill species, many of which are endangered.

Valuing Nature: Q&A with Gretchen Daily

Conservancy Talk

Gulf Coast states; Guiding development planning in British Columbia, Mozambique and Myanmar; Managing corporate risk in sourcing decisions for Unilever; Informing impact assessment and permitting for the Colombian Ministry of the Environment; Making smart transportation loan decisions by the IDB across Latin America; and Targeting REDD+ investments in forest restoration for IUCN and country governments in Africa.

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Collapse (Jared Diamond)

The Green Changemakers

This reminds me of living here in Mozambique where bush areas are transformed into machambas (gardens) where they plan corn and alot of stuff. Which is sad because damages Mozambique's environment. Review by Christian Tena Bottom up Management Approach as opposed to Top Down p 277-278 "Small societies occupying a small island or homeland can adopt a bottom-up approach to environmental management.

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Duncan’s 2015 List

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Square-tailed Nightjar , or Mozambique Nightjar ( Caprimulgus fossii ); Mkuze GR, South Africa, 31 January. Struthionidae (Ostriches). Ostritch ( Struthio camelus ); Wakkerstroom, South Africa, 22 February. ANATIDAE (DUCKS). White-faced Whistling Duck ( Dendrocygna viduata ); Kasane, Botswana, 1 January. Lesser Whistling Duck ( Dendrocygna javanica ); Singapore Botanical Gardens, Singapore, 25 February. White-backed Duck ( Thalassornis leuconotus ); Wakkerstroom, South Africa, 22 February.

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AGRICULTURE IN THE CITY A Key to Sustainability in Havana, Cuba

The Green Changemakers

Like Zambia, Mozambique, and Armenia, Cuba responded to this crisis with a food program that included support to urban agriculture: farming in the city. AGRICULTURE IN THE CITY A Key to Sustainability in Havana, Cuba Maria Caridad Cruz and Roberto Sánchez Medina Ian Randle Publishers/ IDRC 2003 ISBN 9-76637-158-X e-ISBN 1-55250-104-3 244 pp. During the 1990s, several national economies saw their urban food markets collapse.

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COP 18: Where Are All the Women? - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

At an event later in the day called “ Gender and Climate Innovation: Breakthrough changes for gender equality ” which featured two women whom have inspired me during my time here at COP, Mary Robinson (the first female President of Ireland) and Christiana Figueres (the Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC) and the extraordinary Minister Alcinda Abreau of Mozambique. Compass. « COP 18: What Negotiators Can Learn from the Qatar Symphony Orchestra | Main. |

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