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BY Agnes Nantambi KABAROLE- The minister of water and environment, Sam Cheptoris, recently lost his temper when he declined to commission a water project in Kabarole district, due to the high cost that attendants charge per jerrycan. His action came during...
By  Patrick Okino Nwoya, Uganda - In a bid to reintroduce giraffes in Pian Upe wildlife reserve, the Uganda Willife Authority (UWA) in partnership with the Giraffe Conservation Foundation is translocating 15 giraffes from Murchison Falls National Park. Pian Upe wildlife...
                                          Kapchorwa, Uganda - A group of young people, majority women in Kapchorwa district Eastern Uganda, have started a new project which is using solar energy to transform human and livestock waste into efficient cooking fuel. Pick It Clean, an...
  WASHINGTON, US - Donald Trump has formally started the process of pulling the US out of the landmark Paris Agreement, three years after the deal came into force.  Announcing the withdrawal on Monday, secretary of state Mike Pompeo reiterated the...
By Padili James Mikomangwa, Daily News/NECJOGHA Dar es Salaam, Tanzania –With  no doubt, knowledge has been a paramount currency in translating development aspects over space and time, and yet it has been found to be quite effective against climate risks...
When undisturbed tropical forests are lost the long-term impact on carbon emissions is dramatically higher than earlier estimates suggest, according to a new study. Between 2000 and 2013, about 7 percent of the world’s intact tropical forests were...
By Mukasa Kivumbi, Bukedde/NECJOGHA Mukono, Uganda - One person has died and two others  are unaccounted for after being swept by floods at River Ssezibwa at Kyabazaala Village, Mukono District. The officer in-charge of Kateete Police Post , Kasawo Sub-county, Mr...
Nairobi, Kenya - It is estimated that since the beginning of agriculture 12,000 years ago, human beings have reduced the world’s tree cover by almost 46 percent. Reports indicate 12 billion trees are being cut a year. Deforestation, the cutting...
Stockholm, Sweden- Even in environments with low air pollution, long term exposure to traffic exhaust near people's homes may heighten their risk of stroke, according to a new study from Sweden. The culprit appears to be a fine particle...
Montreal, Canada - Earlier last month, Cristiana Pasça Palmer, a former Romanian environment minister, told staff at the secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), where she has been executive secretary since March 2017, she was “at a...

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