Strength After Ebola In The Town of Gueckedou, Guinea

In 2014 there was a major Ebola outbreak in western Africa. Years after the outbreak, African countries such as Guinea are still overcoming the epidemic. Gueckedou, a town located in Guinea, was among those greatly affected by the outbreak. Gueckedou, located near the border with Sierra Leonne and Liberia, countries which were also greatly affected,… Continue reading Strength After Ebola In The Town of Gueckedou, Guinea

Yes to Chocolate and No to Illegal Mining in Ghana!

Ghana is a multi-party democratic country located on West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea, where it has a tropical climate that exhibits both wet and dry seasons. It is a nation known for its diverse wildlife, old forts, and diverse ecology. In different sectors of the country, there are different crops grown of particular significance to… Continue reading Yes to Chocolate and No to Illegal Mining in Ghana!

Rwandan Climate Change Perceptions and Forest Air Pollution Mitigation

Rwanda is a landlocked country of 26,338 square kilometers undergoing a rapid urbanization and is the second most densely populated country in Africa. Severe weather events, particularly floods and drought have historically imposed heavy costs in Rwanda. Additionally, air pollution from wood burning, vehicle exhaust and dusty roads has become a concern in Rwanda (WHO,… Continue reading Rwandan Climate Change Perceptions and Forest Air Pollution Mitigation

Overfishing in Uganda

Worldwide fish consumption per capita is higher than it has ever been. With such increasing demand, particularly amongst the developed world, overfishing has become a serious issue. One-third of the world’s oceans can be classified as overfished, which disproportionately affects developing nations. It is estimated that, in the near future, many African countries will have… Continue reading Overfishing in Uganda

Trash Reaching the Clouds of Mount Everest

Avid hikers and mountaineers will have to begin thinking twice before climbing the largest mountain in the world. Not just because Mount Everest has an elevation above 29,029 ft (8,848 meters) and temperatures go much below zero degrees, but past climbers have been leaving garbage in measurements of tons on base camps and routes. The issue… Continue reading Trash Reaching the Clouds of Mount Everest