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Forests: the fire next time

Guardian: Forest fires are a fact of life, and in some regions an important part of the natural ecosystem, but that does not make them welcome. Wildfire sears an astonishing 350 to 400 million hectares each year: this is an area of land greater than the surface of India Continue reading

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Hydro produces more carbon in tropics

Australian Broadcasting Corporation: Not all green Hydroelectric power production is seen an important part of the renewable energy mix, but a new study challenges its green credentials in tropical regions. Globally hydroelectricity makes up 16 per cent of the total amount of electricity produced each year, and the number of new hydroelectric power projects are steadily increasing, particularly in developing countries Continue reading

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Q&A: Studying Kenyan Farmers’ Efforts to Adapt

Inter Press Service: Climate change has become an important part of the development agenda. In Africa, farmers and consumers alike are feeling its effects on productivity and food security. Continue reading

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