Blog Journal: How nature conservation works in Namibia

“From little date seeds, great things are born.” – Namibian proverb The airplane is making its landing approach around 10 am at the airport of Namibia’s capital city, Windhoek. Quite exhausted after the 10 hours flight through the night, I look up. Outside I can see dry grass, some bushes and a seemingly endless savannah. […]

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Thank you for the rain

By: Birgit Thies and Katharina Funk „If you could act, but you don’t, the whole world will hold you responsible. That’s why I give my best.”    – Kisilu Musya In November 2017, the climate of our planet Earth was all over in the media: The “Conference of the Parties” (COP23) took place in Bonn, […]

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COP23: Summary of the first week from an African perspective

By: Steve Kwatcho Kengdo “Negotiations are important, but action is more important” – Salaheddine Mezouar, COP22 President The first week of the conference was marked by the presence of several African countries which share together the urgent need of implementing the Paris Agreement. Besides participating individually to main plenary meetings and informal consultations during meetings […]

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