Posts in: Africa

Caught in the crosshairs

Caught in the crosshairs

Dehorning is a controversial method used to stop rhino poachers in Africa – but does it really work?

By | Posted December 19, 2013

A mummifying lake

A mummifying lake

How an African lake transforms unlucky wildlife into petrified statues

By | Posted November 26, 2013

One genome at a time

One genome at a time

George Amato’s conservation mission

By | Posted December 16, 2012

Artist’s masterpiece is a load of garbage

Artist’s masterpiece is a load of garbage

Environmental activist Asher Jay creates art out of trash

By | Posted September 24, 2012

The smokeless stove

The smokeless stove

A partnership between academics and designers in New York City has produced a stove that could reduce child deaths in Africa

By | Posted May 22, 2012

The worst preventable disaster of recent times

The worst preventable disaster of recent times

Oxfam America knew and warned of a famine before it happened in the Horn of Africa — what went wrong?

By | Posted October 25, 2011

Reinvigorating the battle against an old disease

Reinvigorating the battle against an old disease

Researchers make progress toward finding a new cure for nagana-infected livestock

By | Posted December 2, 2010