Planting Trees Will Not Solve the Climate Crisis

Planting Trees Will Not Solve the Climate Crisis

South African scientists say African governments have been misled into massive tree planting schemes by the Global North misreading Africa’s grasslands. Megafires and drought beckon. Trees are good. Trees are green. Trees suck up carbon dioxide. Ergo: plant as...
What Kenya must do to save its roan antelope population

What Kenya must do to save its roan antelope population

Roan antelopes are Africa’s second largest antelope species. Their populations are stable and growing in some African countries, but in others – like Kenya –they’re threatened with extinction. To address this, the Kenya Wildlife Service is launching a recovery plan....
Kenyan wildlife policies must extend beyond protected areas

Kenyan wildlife policies must extend beyond protected areas

At least 15% of the world’s surface is governed by laws to protect its living species, including plants, animals and fungi. But this is not enough. The most recent estimates suggest that an additional 30% of the planet’s surface needs further conservation attention....