Mozambique’s ‘Super’ Breast Cancer Awareness Ads

Eccorazzi

A nonprofit organization created posters depicting Wonder Woman, Cat Woman, She Hulk and Storm performing breast self-exams. Read More. Causes Featured News People

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

Green Blog

The elephants in northern Mozambique survived the country’s bloody civil war, but now they are being killed by the hundreds every year. But poaching seems to be increasing in not just Mozambique but also in neighboring South Africa.

Mozambique and South Korea Cooperate on Solar

Celsias

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.

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. | Green Travel News |.

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

Celsias

Mozambican Energy Minister Salvador Namburete reports that over 2 million Mozambicans are now using renewable energy sources.

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: america.gov.

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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.

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Landfill by Tim Dee: Review

10,000 Birds

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!

Exploring the Uncharted Bird World

10,000 Birds

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.

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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.

Africa 218

Revolutionary Vegan Beauty Line Launches for Melanin-Rich Skin

Eccorazzi

Celmira Amade, a student and entrepreneur from Mozambique has launched a vegan beauty ‘wonder product’ in the UK, according to Africa Fashion. It’s a plant powder hydrating face mask, the flagship product for a line of vegan skincare formulated for melanin-rich skin.

2016 87

The Front Cover Bird

10,000 Birds

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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Tembe Elephant Park, South Africa

10,000 Birds

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?

10,000 Birds

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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KwaZulu-Natal

10,000 Birds

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.)

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How the Climate Crisis Threatens Our Health and What we can do about it

Celsias

He and his wife, a nurse, spent two years in newly independent Mozambique in 1978, part of a Interconnectedness is a major theme of Changing Planet, Changing Health: How the Climate Crisis Threatens our Health and What We Can Do about It.

Pink in Africa

10,000 Birds

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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Environmental Curse That Comes with Development: The Case of Chikwawa

Greentumble

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.

2018 54

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.

Getting the Bill – Taste, Touch and Smell in Birds

10,000 Birds

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.

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Birding Eastern Zimbabwe

10,000 Birds

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.

The Devastating Consequences of Wildlife Poaching

Greentumble

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.

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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.

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.

2017 151

Bieber, Gaga Headline Christie’s 2011 Green Auction

Eccorazzi

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.

2011 77

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.

Why Are Elephants Endangered Species?

Greentumble

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.

2018 64

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.

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

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

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.

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Review: Sasol eBirds of Southern Africa

10,000 Birds

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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Duncan’s 2015 List

10,000 Birds

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.

2015 192

Africa’s Barbets

10,000 Birds

The next isolated populations are several thousand miles northwards in Malawi, northern Mozambique and the Rondo Plateau in southern Tanzania.

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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!,

2012 164

We Should Kill More Lions

10,000 Birds

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.

2013 195

Valuing Nature: Q&A with Gretchen Daily

Conservancy Talk

Science superstar (and my friend) Gretchen Daily works with business leaders who don’t just view saving nature as a way to manage risk—they realize it’s one of the smartest investments they can make.

2015 114

Eco-friendly hotels mean less can be more

The Green Changemakers

kolarbyn.se) Vamizi Island, Mozambique The resort was set up by a group of European private investors determined to create sustainable tourism on this tiny island.

2010 82

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.

Best Bird of the Year for 2015

10,000 Birds

After charter flying into a remote camp in the wilderness of Mozambique’s Zambezi Delta, we started our search. As 2015 comes to a close and birders the world over start thinking about what 2016 will bring we here at 10,000 Birds would like to take a moment to celebrate our best birds of 2015. Each Beat Writer was given the opportunity to share their Best Bird of the Year for 2015 and, as usual, we had some pretty solid birds.

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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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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.

2010 52