If you’re mourning Sudan the rhino, go vegan

Eccorazzi

Today, it’s Sudan. Yes, Instagram stories everywhere were overflowing with devastation this afternoon as news broke that the world’s last male northern white rhino, Sudan, was euthanized. For Sudan and for all animals, please go vegan. . There was Cecil. There was Harambe.

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George Clooney Contracts Malaria in Sudan

Sustainability Ninja

While raising awareness about the violence in Sudan, actor George Clooney contracted malaria. ” Eco News George Clooney Malaria SudanClooney told Piers Morgan on the show Piers Morgan Tonight that he had contracted the disease. Speaking to Morgan via satellite on Wednesday, Morgan tweeted that the actor was fighting an illness and then released video from the segment. Reportedly, he has since fully recovered from the mosquito-borne infectious disease.

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Will Ancient Mega Lake Bring Peace to Sudan?

Green Prophet

Can mega well bring peace to Sudan? At least 300,000 people died and almost three million were displaced by the Darfur conflict in Sudan. His work led to the discovery of a large underground water source in Egypt’s East Uweinat region near the borders with Libya, Chad and Sudan.

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Deep Sea Mining the Next Frontier for Sudan and Saudi Arabia?

Green Prophet

Sudan and Saudi Arabia are targeting to start deep-water mining of a Red Sea basin, rich in zinc, copper, silver and gold, by 2014. Images of Deep sea mining from “Nautilus minerals” Business & Politics Travel & Nature Deep Sea Mining Red Sea Saudi Arabia Sudan

George Clooney Visits South Sudan Prior to Congressional Address

Eccorazzi

Clooney is expected to address conflict over oil and natural resources between Sudan and South Sudan before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday. Read More. Causes News People Top News george clooney

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George Clooney’s Sudan Team Finds Mass Graves

Eccorazzi

George Clooney has been involved in peace talks in Sudan for a while now, but just recently his Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP) found physical evidence of some of the atrocities that occurred there.

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Clooney’s Arrest Sparks Twitter Wave of Awareness on Sudan

Eccorazzi

What a week it’s been for George Clooney and his efforts to draw awareness to the plight of the Sudanese people. After returning from a covert trip to the war-torn Read More. Causes News People Top News george clooney

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The Dam that May Damn Egypt’s Future

Green Prophet

According to Al Monitor , Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced that his country welcomes the participation of Egypt and Sudan in the construction of the dam and stressed that his government considers the dam will be jointly owned by Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt.

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Agriculture and Water Connect Israel to Africa

Green Prophet

In July, South Sudan made its first official agreement with Israel, a pact to cooperate on water infrastructure and technology development. Image of the Nile flowing by Juba, South Sudan, via Shutterstock.

A Tribute to Legendary Sudanese Poet Mahjoob Shareef (1948-2014): A Story of Love, Hope & Being. ~ Nahla Malmoud

Elephant Journal

Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights Family, Youth, Enlightened Education arts culture human rights Mahjoun Shareef poetry Sudan We are privileged to have witnessed an era in which he was instrumental and influential in so many ways. Shareef changed mindsets and redefined possibilities.

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Obama sends US troops to Uganda to help combat the LRA – but is oil the true reason?

Green Blog

South Sudan is already working with Uganda’s army in operations against the LRA, and we will be pleased to work with anyone who can help us combat the threat [.] ” - South Sudan army spokesman Philip Aguer.

Finally – A Team of Experts to Evaluate Impact of Massive Ethiopian Dam

Green Prophet

Amer added that while Egypt has not changed its position on the Nile dam, it won’t accept an Ethiopian solution that jeopardizes either Sudan or Egypt, and that Ethiopia has to cooperate if it hopes to receive any funding.

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420 Pound Cow Brain Seizure in Cairo Deprives Egyptians of Tasty Dish

Green Prophet

Smugglers buy the brains for less than $1 a pound in Sudan and sell them to Egyptian specialty restaurants for nearly $6 a pound. Given the more relaxed sanitary regulations in Sudan, it’s difficult to ascertain whether smugglers are sourcing safe brains from juvenile cows.

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Export Oil, Import Water = Risky Economics for Middle East

Green Prophet

All but six countries in and around the region (the Comoros, Iraq, Lebanon, Somalia, Sudan, and Syria) face water scarcity, which is defined as less than 1,000 cubic metres of water per person per year. Water scarcity has already become a fact of daily life for Egyptians.

Great Green Wall of Trees for Africa

Green Living Ideas

Tags: Climate Change/Global Warming Africa Burkina Faso Chad climate change Djibouti Eritrea Ethiopia GEF Global Environment Facility global warming Great Green Wall Mali Mauritania Niger Nigeria Sahel-Sahara Senegal Sudan United Nations United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification World Day to Combat Desertification

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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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George Clooney Plans Darfur Return

Eccorazzi

For the first time since October 2010, George Clooney is making plans to return to the war-torn Darfur region of Sudan. The 50-year-old actor recently told The Hollywood Reporter that Read More. Causes News People Top News george clooney

10 refugees heading to Rio as first-ever nation-less Olympic team

Green Prophet

The team of ten includes one athlete from Ethiopia, two each from Syria and Congo, and five from South Sudan, who will compete in judo, swimming, and track and field events. Yiech Pur Biel (M): Country of origin – South Sudan; host NOC – Kenya; sport – athletics, 800m.

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George Clooney’s Tesla Roadster Up for Auction

Eccorazzi

In an effort to raise more cash for efforts in the Sudan, George Clooney is parting ways with his 2008 Tesla “Signature 100” Roadster. Read More The post George Clooney’s Tesla Roadster Up for Auction appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes News People Top News george clooney

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Sudanese Model Alek Wek Talks Confusion Over Models Choosing Not to Eat

Eccorazzi

But the difference is, Alek never chose to be hungry as a child growing up in Southern Sudan, while many in the modeling world choose to be hungry to maintain a certain weight. Sudanese model Alek Wek knows what it feels like to be hungry. So do many of her fellow models. Wek has walked [.]. Causes Fashion People alek wek

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Review of Soft Star Shoes Handmade RunAmocs plus $25 Soft Star GC Giveaway ends 9/8

Hug a Tree with Me

They give year round tours of their workshop and make playful pancake cat toys and donate 100% of the proceeds to Kids for Kids, an organization that combats hunger in Darfur, Sudan.

Exploring the Uncharted Bird World

10,000 Birds

now the pace quickens: USA; Angola, Cameroon, Nigeria, Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia; Nepal, Myanmar, Malaysia, Vietnam. 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.

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Definitively the Egyptians!

10,000 Birds

In the early 1980s, German ornithologist Gerhard Nikolaus found nearly 55 electrocuted Egyptian Vultures under a particular 31-km long power line in the Sudan, in the surroundings of Port Sudan. Recent workshop of the Migratory Soaring Birds project led by BirdLife International and the United Nations Development Program has prompted the Sudanese government to replace the Port Sudan “killer line”. Scientific papers are simply boring.

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Smallholder farmers need seat at climate table

Green (Living) Review

One of the featured case studies is from Sudan. “In In Sudan, IFAD is supporting the development of 300 community adaptation plans that enhance resilience of women and men,” says Khalida Bouzar, Director of IFAD’s North Africa, Near East and Europe Division.

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Egypt Gets Testy Over Ethiopia’s Giant Renaissance Dam

Green Prophet

Still, the issue is testy enough that Egypt’s foreign minister Hohamed Kamel Amr is planning a visit to Ethiopia and Sudan in order to reach an agreement that would bode well for Egypt’s population of 80+ million.

The Nile River and who’s giving a “dam” over its future

Green Prophet

Talks between water resource ministers of three of the countries that share the Nile’s water resources, Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan, ended inconclusively this week in Khartoum, with the participants agreeing to meet meet again next month.

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Simple hand washing could reduce more than 80% of the world's diseases

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) According to Pillar Banza Moreno, Public Health Officer & Coordinator, Maban, South Sudan, the small and simple act and practice of regular hand washing could reduce more than 80% of the world's diseases.

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UN applies agricultural tech innovation to improve drought resilience for farmers

Green Prophet

offers better methodology and covers three additional countries with 100 metre resolution data: Iraq, Sudan and Niger.

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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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Locusts Threaten to Overtake Egypt

Green Prophet

Scattered pockets of locusts in southern Egypt and northern Sudan are a threat to agricultural land, warns the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). In northern Sudan, swarms have invaded cropping areas in the interior in recent days, attacking winter crops and fruit orchards.

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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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Sustania: The Business of Sustainable Business

Green Home Blog

Sustania describes what the list consist of: “From solar power in Sudan to sustainable fashion in Switzerland; from water-cooling in Canada to solar-cooling in Singapore; from buses in Brazil to smart buildings in Sydney.”

Malaria prevention when travelling to the Middle East

Green Prophet

The Asir region of Saudi Arabia is endemic for malaria, although in 2014, 46 imported cases were detected in Saudi kingdom…during late 2011 over 600 patients were detected as malaria positive in Abu Dabi, UAE, most of which came from Pakistan, India and Sudan.

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RIP Nesari: Rare Northern White Rhino Dies At Zoo

Eccorazzi

Only a few of these northern white rhinos now remain: 2 at the San Diego zoo, and 3 or 4 that are said to be roaming the Sudan, but have not been seen since last year.

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 investors and land grabbers wanted by Egypt

Green Prophet

Now Egypt is jumping aboard, according to Mada Masr news , leasing land in nearby Sudan. Saudi Arabia is the largest shareholder, contributing over 22% of organizational capital, followed by Kuwait with 19.5%, and the United Emirates, Sudan and Iraq each with a 15% share.

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Defiant Ethiopia To Proceed With Massive Dam On The Nile River

Green Prophet

Egypt and Sudan have maintained control of the Nile through a series of laws originally brokered by colonial powers in 1929. Waterfalls on the Blue Nile. Ethiopia has plans to grab hold of a bigger share of the river despite Egypt’s long held monopoly.

Egypt runs to Saudi for help over Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam

Green Prophet

But talks between them and Sudan broke down and Ethiopia continues to adopt a fairly noncooperative stance over water rights that were established by colonial powers in 1929. When all else fails, run to wealthy Saudi Arabia.

Tribes and Birds of the Lower Omo Valley by Adam Riley

10,000 Birds

Here, in south-west Ethiopia’s awkwardly named “Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People’s Region”, bordering Kenya and Sudan, the great Omo River dominates this dry savanna valley, resulting in some of Africa’s most well developed and best preserved arid-zone riverine forests. Even more so, was locating a family of Dusky Babblers , these rarely encountered birds occur mostly in inaccessible regions of South Sudan and northern Uganda, and this was my only lifebird of the trip.

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Why Are Rhinos Endangered?

Greentumble

This subspecies had initially lived in Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo and rebel groups had decimated wild populations. The rhinoceros, the unicorn of the savannah, is the second largest land mammal in the world and is found in both Africa and Asia.

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Causes and Effects of Desertification on People and the Environment

Greentumble

The article goes on describing the struggles of villages in Sudan’s River Nile State that have succumbed to desertification after years of extensive deforestation and worsening droughts. The word ‘desertification’ may seem like a word.

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13 Arab Nations Get Energy Future Mapped in Helpful New Report

Green Prophet

The report developed by the center maps out the renewable energy future of its 13 member countries and states, including the nations of Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Libya, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine (not yet a nation), Sudan, Syria, Tunisia and Yemen.

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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