Written by Peter Deng
Despite its ongoing simmering civil war, South Sudan deposited its instrument of accession to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) on 17 February 2014, thus becoming the 194th Party to the global treaty on biodiversity and sustainable development. With this accession, the CBD will enter into force for South Sudan on 18 May 2014.
Written by Raymond Gichuki
Normal melting caused by the dry season (June-August) has worsened on Uganda’s Ruwenzori Mountains, a two-week expedition has revealed and proving further disturbing impacts linked to climate change, including rapid ice melting and the threat of reduced access to water for the area’s inhabitants.
Written by Frank Khumalo
Elephants in iSimangaliso Wetland Park, located in KwaZulu Natal province on South Africa’s East coast, were treated for the first time with a contraceptive vaccine to control the population’s growth rate.
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