Climate Change (Officially) Contributed to Somalia Famine

Green Prophet

Up to 100,000 people died in Somalia during the 2011 famine that devastated the Horn of Africa , and British scientists have reported that climate change is partly responsible. Travel & Nature Climate Change Drought global warming Horn of Africa refugees Somalia

Bahrain Gives a $4 Million Post-Ramadan Gift to Famine-Struck Somalia

Green Prophet

Avoiding the unspeakable seems human enough, but Bahrain’s Information Affairs Agency (IAA) could not continue to look away from the people in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia who stare down death every day. . But the people of Somalia are not forgotten. $4

Somalia's Future Depends on Its Youth

Celsias

The future of Somalia and well-being of its people rest significantly on empowering the country's large and mostly jobless youth population,says a new United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

This is the Most Dangerous Year since 1941.

Elephant Journal

nationalism nuclear war politics Putin somalia theo horesh trump YemenHowever, the greatest danger is not so much a nuclear Trump administration or even a rapid escalation of multiple global wars, but rather the vici. Enlightened Society Equal Rights Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Democracy donald trump donald trump news genocide globalization.

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Vote 1 Socialist or vote 1 Green for Planet and Humanity

Green Blog

Unfortunately Australia (through disproportionately huge annual fossil fuel burning and exports) has already used up its share of this terminal GHG pollution budget and is now stealing the entitlement of other countries including acutely global warming-threatened countries such as Somalia and Bangladesh. Business & Politics Australia Bangladesh climate change Climate Genocide election Global Warming Greens Murdoch politics socialism socialists Somalia the Greens

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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.

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Brad and Angelina Donate to Somali Refugees, Jolie Offered New ‘Goodwill’ Role

Eccorazzi

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie recently donated $340,000 to the Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid, with the money earmarked for refugee women and children in Somalia. According to the organization, which helps fund health programs in Somalia, the money will be used for “Badbaado health services clinic which [.]. The celebrity philanthropists are at it again!

Holy Cow! Omani fishermen catch cattle from sunken ship

Green Prophet

The ship was heading to Somalia when it ran into trouble off Sur in the province of Asharqiyah Local media reports the ship may was probably overloaded, causing it to take on water in heavy seas and strong winds. The vessel was on its way from Somalia to the UAE.

The Garden as Community

Green (Living) Review

If I am in Somalia, I am going to make a lot of fruit. Many of the residents arrived from Somalia in the early 2000s, after spending years in Kenyan refugee camps. Community is being formed through gardens in Denver, Colorado.

Where Have all the Wild Asses Gone?

Green Prophet

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.

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Leafy Narcotic Khat May be Funding Terror

Green Prophet

Analysts believe that this benign-looking plant popular in the Middle East may be funding the Al Shabaab terrorist organization in southern Somalia. A very popular narcotic in the Middle East , khat maybe be funding the terrorist organization Al Shabaab in Somalia, CNN reports.

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Pink in Africa

10,000 Birds

This attractive (for a lark anyway) species is restricted to the dry savannah Somali-Maasai biome of north-east Africa (northern Tanzania, Kenya, southern Ethiopia and Somalia). It is found in higher-elevation woodlands from northern Zambia and Malawi northwards through Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia and Somalia and into the Arabian peninsula.

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Drought and starvation at the Horn of African and Kenya

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) It is utterly amazing how the people of Somalia and Kenya are starving while Kenya, for instance, grows French Beans for export to the European Markets; a thirsty crop which the natives do not eat. It is not part of Kenyan cuisine. Those beans are only grown for export to Europe. But there is, apparently, a drought. Aside from that Saudi Arabia has land in several of those countries at the Horn of Africa where wheat is being grown for export to Saudi cities.

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Somali Pirates Will DONATE For HAITI

Green (Living) Review

However, I must say that, if the Somali pirates indeed make good their “threat” to donate a substantial sum to the relief effort on Haiti then they certainly will score one hell of a publicity hit, and not just in Somalia itself. Now this is funny to the point of hillarity by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Saying that the US and Europe “have no moral authority” to control the aid going to Haiti, Somali pirates have said that they plan to donate booty from their hijackings to the relief effort.

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The Fight Against Fracking

Celsias

Nor is it being fought in Yemen or Pakistan or Somalia, but This article is reprinted from The Nation but originally appeared at TomDispatch.com.   There’s a war going on that you know nothing about between a coalition of great powers and a small insurgent movement.

Green Adoption

Green Home Blog

The other international migrants are those driven from their homes and countries by internecine war (Somalia) and killing drought (in parts of Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Sudan), to mention just two of the drivers. Green Adoption.

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Aguanomics: How NOT to do benefit-cost analysis

Environmental Economics

David Zetland : A political economist* has written a study on the effects of piracy on local incomes in Somalia [ BBC version ], concluding that "the positive economic impacts of piracy are widely spread, so a military strategy to eradicate piracy could seriously undermine local development."

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Poor Spring Rain Projected in Africa

Celsias

This would put greater stress on the region, particularly Somalia which is still recovering from a famine declared last year , as well as Kenya and Ethiopia which also experienced a

Swarms! Plague of locusts could be breeding near you

Green Prophet

In the Horn of Africa, above-average rains associated with a very strong El Nino are predicted over northern Somalia during this winter and next spring. Watch out world, and those in North Africa and Middle East areas: A swarm of locusts of Biblical proportions could be heading near you.

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Field Report: Green Education in Ethiopia

Blue Earth

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.

Arab action on shark finning, and body parts trade is too little, too late

Green Prophet

Shark finning, in which captured sharks have their fins and tails removed for use in sharks fin soup, has been a prominent issue in many parts of the world, including the Arab Gulf region.

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Has the World Grown Immune to Mass Starvation in the Horn of Africa?

Celsias

People in parts of Kenya, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Somalia are affected , actually devastated by this event. No rain for two years and the prolonged drought is causing the severe food crisis in the Horn of Africa. And its already affecting about 10 million people. Has the world grown immune to the problems of starvation? This year's wet season has officially ended and there is now very little prospect of rain or relief for the next few months.

Charity begins at home

Green (Living) Review

Libya is not our business and neither is Afghanistan and especially not drought and hunger in Africa, e.g. Somalia or wherever.

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The long and winding road

10,000 Birds

This tiny passerine winters in Africa, places like Tanzania, Nigeria, Somalia. Birds fascinate us for many reasons. Flight, beauty, the glimpse into the world of dinosaurs, to mention but a few of those reasons. The migration stories of many of those birds is another. Who doesn’t marvel at Arctic Terns flying from one polar region to another, twice, every single year.

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Elephant Ivory is Opium for Westgate Mall Terrorists

Green Prophet

Asked whether they were hoping that Kenya will move its forces out of Somalia, Abu Muscab said, “That question is not for us to answer. “In East Africa, we are increasingly seeing that elephants are now in the gun sights of Somalia and localized gangsters.

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Solar Bridge in Pakistan Replaces One Swept Away by Floods

Green Prophet

As if they didn’t have enough trouble on their hands, residents of 15 towns and 45 villages in Pakistan’s Swat Valley have been completely stranded since a bridge linking them was swept away by last year’s floods.

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

Green Prophet

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.

Solar Snark

Environmental Economics

like Somalia, are leading to the demise of.people. "We've It's been a while since I let my snark out.so let's see if I've still got it. 

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Camel Milk For Diabetes

Green Prophet

While vast camel herds roam the deserts of Sudan and Somalia, there are relatively few in the First World. What’s good for baby camels may be great for diabetic humans. Nomads have always considered camel’s milk a medicine, but only recently has science confirmed it.

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British army facing more and more cuts

Green (Living) Review

The “Glencore” Navy is the private naval force that is to combat the piracy crisis in Somalia but I doubt that it will stop there.

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Hugh Jackman and Wife Want You to Give Up A Meal to Fight Famine (Video)

Eccorazzi

Furness says in the video, “Children are the most vulnerable in times of crisis like this and in the worst hit areas of Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia nearly half a million young people are at risk of malnutrition.

Conflict-driven hunger worsens; Middle East hit hard

Green Prophet

The situation in Afghanistan, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan and Yemen worsened in the latter part of 2018 largely because of conflict, while Somalia, Syria and the Lake Chad Basin have seen some improvements in line with improved security.

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The Horn of Africa Famine: A Cautionary Tale for MENA

Green Prophet

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. Aid workers are battling to reach certain drought-affected people in the Horn of Africa, where tens of thousands of people have died.

Watch out for Lumpy Skin Disease as UAE Bans Jordan’s Cows

Green Prophet

LSD next migrated to Kenya, Sudan and Somalia with the disease seemingly restricted to sub-Saharan countries until 1988 when it was clinically recognized in Egypt.

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Khat Juice is Pumping Up Israeli Hipsters at a Price

Green Prophet

Everything comes from somewhere and there’s good reason to believe that khat may be funding terror in Somalia. Leafy Narcotic Khat Trade may be Funding Terror in Somalia.

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Introducing the African Birding Beat

10,000 Birds

Friends, birders, and globe-trotters, lend me your ears. Better yet, offer up your eyeballs because we have a powerhouse post here that deserves, nay demands your full attention.

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Snow shocks Cairo for first time in 100 years

Green Prophet

Another one, also posed on Twitter, said that “Egypt now has the climate of Europe and the economy of Somalia.” A severe Middle East winter snowstorm has blanketed Cairo, Egypt in white for the first time in over 100 years.

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Wintertime Droughts Increase Due To Climate Change

Green Prophet

Bahrain Gives A $4 million Post-Ramadan Gift To Famine-Struck Somalia. According to recent research, an increase in wintertime droughts in the Mediterranean is partly down to human-caused climate change.

France’s new ban on plastic throwaways should be extended globally

Green Prophet

China, Bangladesh, South Africa, Uganda, Somalia, Rwanda Botswana, Kenya and Ethiopia have enacted total bans. France has passed a new law that bans cups, cutlery, plates, and takeaway containers made from plastic.

Egypt’s Pyramid Builders Succumbed to Climate Change

Green Prophet

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

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Ali Lamu Upcycles Weathered Dhow Sails into Inspiring Art

Green Prophet

“This is not a romance story,” Daniella told me during a recent interview.

Refugee architecture earns an exhibit in a NYC museum

Green Prophet

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.

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End Hunger: Food And Vertical Farming In The Middle East

Green Prophet

Let’s hope that they consider improving their own food self-sufficiency through green techniques such as vertical farming and not just buying up tracts of fertile land from drought-stricken and troubled nations in Africa such as Ethiopia, Sudan and Somalia. :: Image via kris krug/flickr.

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