Forests and Trees: Pathways to Sustainable Development

Close your eyes and picture a tree: perhaps a sweet-smelling fir, a mighty oak, or a towering kapok tree. Maybe you remember a childhood...
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How Technology is Enabling Sustainable Living  — From Farms to Cities

Understanding how technology is being used to make the world a more sustainable place, can help increase awareness and interest in such technologies around...
Coal power

Is Coal Power Really Cheap?

‘Coal power is cheap and we have it in abundance’ is a popular quote among coal power proponents. In my daily interactions, I have...
Herdsmen farmer conflict in Northern Nigeria

Nigeria Herdsmen, Farmers Conflict Highlights Squeeze on Arable Land

The violent conflicts between farmers and herdsmen in Nigeria that left dozens of people dead over the weekend illustrate the intensifying pressure and competition...
climate change in africa

Are Climate Change Pressures Driving More Mental Illness in Africa?

(Article originally appeared on The Thomson Reuters Foundation News by Maina Waruru) It’s long been clear that climate change is altering patterns of disease outbreaks...
Grand mosque in Mecca

Muslim Worshippers Seek Green Inspiration at Annual Haj Pilgrimage

(This article originally appeared on Thomson Reuters Foundation News written by Adela Suliman) Some 2 million people are expected to travel across the globe to...
wind-turbines

Environmental Sustainability, Does It Make Dollars and Sense?

(This article originally appeared on NEWSECIRITYBEAT, written by Sara Merken) While governments will play the central role in delivering the Sustainable Development Goals, they can’t...
Poverty Donation

5 Reasons why donations to the poor may bring bad results!

(Article originally appeared in Business Connect, written by John Hawthorne)   Does donating to poor countries actually help? Keep in mind there is a big difference between...

Trafficked, beaten, abused: life of a Nigerian house girl

(Article originally appeared on Thomson Reuters Foundation News. Written by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani ) Handed over by her mother to an agent at the age...

Nigerian Citizenship

'Whatever Nigerian citizenship means to you as a Nigerian, I am here standing on this soap box to tell you – You have a...