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Africa could help fill EU gas supply gap

Brent crude briefly fell below $100 a barrel on Monday, a week after hitting a 14-year high of $130 on March 6, easing fears of an energy-fueled recession and chronically high oil prices. gasoline. This is the first major correction in energy markets after a period of heightened volatility. Last week, Moscow followed through on […]

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native mammals are disappearing in northern Australia, but few people are watching

When Australia was settled by Europeans, about 180 species of mammals lived in the northern savannahs of the continent. The landscape teemed with animals, from microbats to rock-wallabies and northern quolls. Many of these mammals have not been found anywhere else on Earth. An unidentified account from the Normanton district in northwest Queensland, dating from […]

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Study highlights need for Southern Ocean marine conservation areas

The largest research project ever undertaken by multiple nations, using seabird and mammal tracking data across the Southern Ocean, calls for the urgent creation of conservation areas. The results of this international collaboration, published in Nature, aim to inform spatial management across the Southern Ocean, to recommend where Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) should be expanded […]

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United Capital records 44% increase in profits to N11.26 billion in 2021

Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, part of the Standard Bank Group, recently hosted a webinar titled “2022 ‘Virtual Economic Outlook – Investing and Planning in an Election Cycle’. The event which aimed to reflect on the economic trends that shaped 2021 and project into 2022, was held on Monday, February 14, 2022. According to the financial […]

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Government did the right thing by defying Fitch and Moody’s downgrade – Economist

Economist and political risk analyst Dr Theo Acheampong said the government’s decision to challenge the downgrades of Fitch and Moody’s is a step in the right direction. This is because, according to him, there is “a kind of African or African bias in the way the ratings are done”. Speaking on Monday, February 7, 2022, […]

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Why Nigeria might pay more on future Eurobond offerings – Akpata

Mr. Egie Akpata is Chairman of Skymark Partners Limited, a Lagos-based company. He worked at BMO Financial Group in Toronto; Deutsche Bank AG in New York; United Capital PLC and UCML Capital, of which he is a director. Akpata has completed transactions in the debt and equity markets, as well as mergers and acquisitions worth […]

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Federal government pledges $50 million for koala conservation, but experts say more action on climate change is needed

The federal government announced new funding for koala conservation, but environmental experts say more action on climate change and deforestation to help native species. Prime Minister Scott Morrison today announced $50 million in funding to boost long-term protection and recovery efforts for Australia’s koalas. Conservation bodies have welcomed the funding for the beloved animals, but […]

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OKC Animal Welfare Saves Thousands of Cats with Trap-Neuter-Release Program

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – It is generally a program that prevails in rural areas: Trap-Neuter-Return. But here in the Oklahoma City subway, it saves the lives of thousands of cats every year. Trap-Neuter-Return is a humane alternative to trap-and-kill, which aims to manage community cat populations. With TNR, stray cats are trapped, spayed or neutered, […]

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Nigeria: The dark shadow behind the food pyramids

It is time to move towards more modern entrepreneurship in the Nigerian agricultural sector. It’s time to admit that the era of food pyramids is long gone, especially not government-inspired ones. Today, the pyramids only cast shadows of a bygone past. The agricultural sector currently employs the majority of the Nigerian workforce, most of whom […]

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Foreign investors worried about deadlock in parliament – ​​MoF

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has revealed that foreign investors and market participants are nervous following the deadlock in Parliament over the passage of the Electronic Direct Debit Bill. According to the department, the market now seems to be integrating into our obligations the perceived risks of having a weak majority in Parliament and the […]

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Finland, Sweden and Norway to eliminate wolf population | Preservation

Finland joins Sweden and Norway in culling wolves this winter to control their population, as conservation groups call on the European Union to take action against culling. Swedish hunters have already culled most of their annual target of 27 wolves, while Finland is to allow the cull of 20 wolves in its first “population management […]

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Nigeria: As CBN Simplifies Forex Access Process

The introduction of an electronic foreign exchange request should simplify the process of accessing the greenback. The recently introduced electronic exchange (forex) application has been described as a major tool to facilitate access to forex for travelers, SME operators, those who pay tuition fees, health bills and others. who need the greenback for genuine transactions. […]

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Kapil Sharma receives thanks from PETA for helping save abused elephant

In 2015, Kapil Sharma was named “Indian Person of the Year by PETA”. Kapil Sharma last year started a petition on change.org titled “Justice for our Voiceless Soul” to save elephants from abuse. News18.com Last update:December 26, 2021, 4:44 PM IST FOLLOW US ON: Animal rights group People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) recently […]

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California researchers describe 70 new species in 2021

In 2021, researchers at the California Academy of Sciences added 70 new plant and animal species to the Tree of Life, enriching our understanding of the complex web of life on Earth and strengthening our ability to make conservation decisions. illuminated. The new species include 14 beetles, 12 sea slugs, nine ants, seven fish, six […]

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“Nigeria, others lagging behind in the transition to renewable energy in Africa” – :::… The Tide News Online :::…

After months of lockdown due to Covid restrictions and OPEC cuts, along with significant international criticism of misplaced funds, Nigeria appears optimistic about the future of its faltering oil industry at a time when few others are.The Nigerian government announced this week that it expects the country to produce 1.88 million barrels per day of […]

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Insects greatly contribute to ecological restoration

Insects greatly contribute to ecological restoration “ BKP Sinha Insects help break down organic material like corpses and animal droppings. This is important because it reuses nutrients, making them available to aerate the soil. Rewilding is a progressive way to preserve the environment. It is a form of environmental conservation and ecological restoration that has […]

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Bobcat caught in a camera trap

Every month, Mongabay brings you a new episode of Candid Animal Cam, our show featuring animals captured in camera traps around the world and hosted by Romi Castagnino, our writer and conservation scientist. Camera traps bring you closer to the secret natural world and are an important conservation tool for studying wildlife. This month, we […]

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Mexican gray wolf straying in New Mexico blocked by border wall

CITY OF SILVER, NM– In the first documented case of the US-Mexico border wall separating two endangered wolf populations, a Mexican gray wolf – likely in search of a new home and mate – has been stranded at the border in New -Mexico last month. The wolf’s GPS collar periodically reported its positions to the […]

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Omicron: the sequel may be more virulent than the infection

Omicron: the sequel may be more virulent than the infection Global economic recovery after the Covid crisis threatened By Anjan Roy The waves of new variations of the old cursed pandemic are bad news for the health of the planet. Moreover, the economic disruption they have created is a double whammy. The only good thing […]

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Label what you’re saving for

Good habits don’t have to be seasonal, especially when it comes to saving money. READ ALSO: Ochse offers tips for saving money According to African Bank Marketing Director Sbusiso Kumalo, we all start with good intentions at the start of a year, but these often seem to fade as the year progresses. “We can all […]

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Enviva honored for its support for forest and habitat conservation by Ducks Unlimited

Dedicated to the protection of areas of high conservation value and the conservation of lowland deciduous forest landscapes, Enviva proudly accepts the Ducks Unlimited award Northampton, MA – News Direct – Enviva The Enviva team proudly accepts the Ducks Unlimited award BETHESDA, MD, Nov. 15, 2021 / 3BL Media / – Enviva Partners, LP (NYSE: […]

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COP26: What do developing countries need to fight the climate crisis | Business and Economy News

As world leaders meet in Glasgow on Sunday to debate how to keep the planet livable, a critical bone of contention between more mature and developing economies continues to be how to finance the battle against the climate crisis. Al Jazeera Senior Producer Megha Bahree discussed this issue with Arunabha Ghosh, Founder and CEO of […]

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Valued introduced species require a modern management approach

Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 2:46 p.m.Press release: Game Animal Council According to the Game Animal Council, introduced game species, including deer and wild pigs, require a cohesive and modern management approach that recognizes both their environmental impacts and their value to our communities. “High-value introduced species are an important part of the fabric of this […]

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SIBANYE STILLWATER LIMITED – Sibanye-Stillwater to acquire Santa Rita nickel mine and Serrote copper mine in Brazil – SENS

Sibanye-Stillwater to acquire the Santa Rita nickel mine and the Serrote copper mine in Brazil Sibanye Stillwater LimitedIncorporated in the Republic of South AfricaRegistration number 2014/243852/06Share codes: SSW (JSE) and SBSW (NYSE)ISIN – ZAE000259701Issuer code: SSW(“Sibanye-Stillwater” or “Company” or “the Group”) Website: www.sibanyestillwater.com Sibanye-Stillwater to acquire the Santa Rita nickel mine and the Serrote coppermine […]

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Kirtland’s Warbler bird population increases in the Upper Peninsula

State and federal agencies and masses of volunteers have teamed up to count the Kirtland, Michigan population of warblers. The agencies recently announced that surveys conducted in June show that small songbirds have continued to thrive since their October 2019 removal from the federal endangered species list. The Power of Partnership continues to deliver great […]

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Iowa River Wildlife Area is Big and Wild News, Sports, Jobs

Images of Garry Brandenburg – The Iowa River Wildlife Management Area is shown in today’s image from east to west. A complex vegetative arrangement of low elevation woods, pioneer forest trees emerging in the Iowa River floodplain, and open grasslands merging with uplands of mature oak and hickory trees is what hikers, hunters and hobbyists […]

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The Duke Energy Foundation awards $ 170,000 in grants for environmental programs; three are in NKY

The Duke Energy Foundation recently awarded $ 170,000 in grants to 14 organizations in northern Kentucky and southwestern Ohio to fund local wildlife conservation, healthy habitats, environmental projects, and environmental programs to help communities to protect their natural resources and mitigate the effects of climate change. This funding is a long-standing investment for the Duke […]

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Pakistan’s amphibians need more research and better protection – sciencedaily

Amphibians are bioindicators of ecosystem health and can also serve as a biological control of crop and forest pests. The first Herpetological Congress, held in 1989, presented alarming conclusions on the decline of amphibian populations. Currently, amphibians include the highest percentage of threatened species (> 40%), as well as the highest number of species for […]

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$ 290 billion funding gap slows Africa’s recovery ⋆ 4State News MO AR KS OK

Sub-Saharan Africa needs significant additional funds to counter the damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic, strengthen its prospects for economic recovery and mitigate threats posed by climate change, according to the World Bank. The regional economy is expected to grow 3.3% in 2021, after contracting by around 2% last year, the Washington-based lender said last […]

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Address the collection premium for sustainable development in Africa

The pandemic slowdown has exacerbated one of the most serious challenges Africa faces on its development path – the high costs of collection premiums – the overvalued risks eternally attributed to Africa, regardless of the improvement in its macroeconomic fundamentals, the global economic environment and the growth prospects of each country. . The global nature […]

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Lwiro Primate Rehabilitation Center aims to raise funds within 24 hours for more than 100 rescued chimpanzees

Donation day for monkeys is an annual global day of donation to qualified sanctuaries and rescue centers providing rehabilitative or long-term care to monkeys throughout Africa, Asia and North America. Lwiro is a non-profit organization and the only chimpanzee sanctuary in eastern DRC. All funds raised through the Giving Day for Apes campaign will help […]

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Four main lessons from the IUCN World Conservation Congress

IUCN’s World Conservation Congress (WCC) makes strong statements on biodiversity loss and climate change, but worrying trends threaten to undermine the integrity of the institution. Congress attendees hold up 331 flowers in remembrance of the 331 conservationists killed in 2020 in defense of biodiversity For the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

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Fifteen Scottish farms and estates receive international accreditation

FIFTEEN Scottish farms and estates – representing over 211,000 acres – have received international accreditation to recognize their ongoing work in wildlife management and conservation. The award of accreditation from Wildlife Estates Scotland was awarded to the GWCT Scottish Game Fair, with HRH the Princess Royal and Dr Mike Cantlay OBE, President of NatureScot, presenting […]

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Midlothian Estate Achieves Prestigious Wildlife Conservation Accreditation

Presentations from Wildlife Estates Scotland by HRH The Princess Royal with (left to right) Edward Douglas Miller of Bavelaw Estate, Joanna MacPherson Attadale Estate; Mark Tennant, President, Scottish Land & Estates; Dee Ward, Rottal Estate. Photo by Ian Jacobs. Bavelaw Estate received accreditation from Wildlife Estates Scotland (WES) at the GWCT Scottish Game Fair, with […]

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OPEC Says Oil Will Be Primary Energy Source For Decades As Crude Hits 3-Year Highs, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

Frankfurt: While acknowledging the inevitable advance in alternative energy sources and technology, OPEC has said oil will be the main source of energy for decades to come as crude prices hit record highs in three years Tuesday. In its annual World Oil Outlook, OPEC acknowledged that more electric vehicles on the road and the promotion […]

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Trust for Public Land purchases historic 540-acre ranch in San Benito County

The goal of the partnership is to protect an important wildlife corridor, support cattle ranching, provide historical and Indigenous interpretive activities, and mitigate climate impacts. Information provided by The Trust for Public Land The public land trust announced its acquisition of part of the iconic and historic Nyland property located across Highway 156 from the […]

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Couple donates $ 100 million to conserve 57,000 square miles of African protected areas

A South African-based nonprofit conservation group that manages 19 protected areas on the continent has secured a donation of $ 100,000,000. Gorillas in Odzala-Kokoua National Park in Congo will benefit from the donation. © Andrew Beck and African Parks Rob and Melani Walton Foundation grant pledged to African Parks, which manages parks in eleven African […]

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Audubon: Arizona communities should be able to protect their groundwater resources

Yellow Warbler. Photo: Catherine Harris / Audubon Photography Prize On September 20, 2021, Haley Paul, Policy Director of Audubon Southwest, testified before the West Mohave County Basin Water User Review Committee, in support of strengthening groundwater management that would allow local communities located outside of the most populated areas of Arizona to develop their own […]

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Mauritania’s new offshore gas resources to stimulate growth

Image: Society of Petroleum Engineers Among the different countries that make up the MSGBC basin – an area made up of Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau and Guinea-Conakry – Mauritania is undoubtedly one of the most promising for investors, but also one of the lesser known. Mauritania is located at a strategic crossroads between North […]

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Tennessee’s Skinner Mountain on the Cumberland Plateau is now protected

Skinner Mountain originates on the Cumberland Plateau near the headwaters of the Obey River. Its sides are flanked by white oak and yellow poplar. Its crown is topped with shortleaf pine. Tiny golden-crowned wren and spectacular azure warblers nest in the trees. And deep below the surface, the mountain is riddled with caves. More than […]

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Ecobank MD applauds Eurobond issuance by FG ​​-

The federal government’s plan to issue Eurobonds on the International Capital Market (ICM) has been described as a step in the right direction. Ecobank Nigeria Managing Director Patrick Akinwuntan praised it, pointing out that the fundamentals and potential of the country’s economy are strong with the ability to meet its debt obligations. Akinwuntan, who assessed […]

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The world cannot afford to leave Africa behind in post-COVID recovery

By Alassane Dramane Ouattara President of Côte d’Ivoire. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented global health, social and economic crisis. In 2020, sub-Saharan Africa experienced the worst underperformance on record, with a growth rate of -1.9%, coupled with an increase of 32 million people living in extreme poverty. Health systems, education and other […]

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The world cannot afford to leave Africa behind after COVID

The world needs collective action to meet Africa’s financing needs and to support an inclusive and sustainable recovery of African economies from the COVID-19 pandemic. The world community has the opportunity to bring about the 20th replenishment of a 60-year-old World Bank program known as the International Development Association. The goal is an IDA20 replenishment […]

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DIDBS – Audited annual financial statements for the year ended March 31, 2021 – SENS

DIDBS – Audited Annual Financial Statements for the Year Ended 31 March 2021 Development Bank of Southern Africa Limited(reconstituted and incorporated in terms of section 2 of the Development Bank of Southern Africa Act, 1997)Registration number: 1600157FNJSE company code: DIDBSLEI code: 25490071AZ4HOFUNIH94(“DBSA” or the “Bank”) AUDITED ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH […]

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Nigerian banks do not have enough dollars to finance the acquisition of Shell assets in Nigeria – Agbaje – Nairametrics

Nigerian lenders probably do not have enough dollars to finance clients interested in acquiring the assets of Shell Petroleum Development Company Limited. This claim was made by the CEO of Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc, Mr. Segun Agbaje during GTCO’s investor conference which was held virtually, according to Bloomberg. Such a deal, according to Agbaje, […]

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The project works with farmers to restore Brazil’s pine forests

A project in southern Brazil aims to restore 335 hectares (827 acres) of Araucaria rainforests and plant 250,000 seedlings of native species within conservation units and permanent conservation areas in small firm. The Araucaria tree is the symbol of the Brazilian state of Paraná, but only 0.8% of its natural forests remain in a good […]

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ITALTILE LIMITED – Abridged announcement for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2021 – SENS

Short Form Announcement for the Year Ended 30 June 2021 Italtile LimitedShare code: ITEISIN: ZAE000099123Registration number: 1955/000558/06Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa(‘Italtile’ or ‘the Group’ or ‘the Company’) SHORT FORM ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE YEAR ENDED 30 JUNE 2021 – System-wide turnover up 25% to R11,6 billion (2020: R9,3 billion)– Trading profit up 70% to […]

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Fuel Bill to Boost Nigeria: Africa Energy Week in Cape Town commits to fostering collaboration, investment and deal-making in the energy sector in Nigeria

NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org) recently paid a working visit to Nigeria with the sole mandate of expanding cooperation, reaffirming essential energy partnerships and promote the country as a premier investment destination, backed by the recently passed Petroleum Industry Bill (GDP) and the Decade of Gas initiative. By reiterating […]

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The deadlines of the conservation reserve program are approaching

BOZEMAN – Important deadlines for farmers and ranchers are fast approaching for the United States Department of Agriculture’s conservation reserve program. Enacted by President Reagan in 1985, the Conservation Reserve Program is one of the largest private land conservation programs in the country. USDA reminds landowners of two important registration deadlines for the program. Through […]

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Fitch downgrades Tunisia to “B-”; Negative outlook

Fitch Ratings on Thursday downgraded Tunisia’s long-term default rating of foreign currency issuers (IDRs) to “B-” instead of “B”. The Outlook is Negative. The downgrade to “B-” and the negative outlook reflect increased fiscal and external liquidity risks in the context of further delays in agreeing to a new program with the IMF, which is […]

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‘Hello, my name is South Africa … we have a collection …

(Photo: Lauren DeCicca / Getty Images) New research published in the South African Medical Journal has found compelling evidence that a blanket alcohol ban reduces the number of unnatural injury-related deaths, while curfews have less impact. Adele Baleta spoke with lead author Professor Tom Moultrie. New research published in the SA Medical Journal (SAMJ) found […]

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Africa’s turn to green energy

A handful of countries on the African continent have the potential to address future shortages of the minerals needed to drive green energy solutions, but investments, political, regulatory and infrastructure hurdles persist. -Due to future uncertainty, miners are unlikely to put money into Greenfield investments-Copper production in the DRC is supposed to explode– China’s involvement […]

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Tanzania: Samia slams high interest rates

President Samia Suluhu Hassan yesterday ordered the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) to take appropriate action to deal with the high interest rates, calling for reasonable levels for lenders. The president said financial institutions should cut real interest rates in line with measures implemented by the central bank, and suggested that short-term lending rates be lowered […]

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EcoGuardians: Vivek Menon on the establishment of the Wildlife Trust of India, the current state of India’s wildlife and more | The Weather Channel – Articles de The Weather Channel

In 1998, a three-member group led the initiative to protect and conserve India’s rapidly declining wildlife. This renowned organization became known as the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) and reached great heights in the field of wildlife conservation under the leadership of Vivek Menon. Over the course of its more than 30-year journey, Vivek has […]

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Outlook on Africa Finance Corporation’s rating upgraded to stable by Moody & rsquo s

(MENAFN – AETOWire) NEW YORK-Friday June 4, 2021 () – Africa Finance Corporation, the leading provider of infrastructure solutions in Africa, received an increase in its credit rating outlook from Moody’s Investors Service, which assigned a “stable” outlook. The decision ratifies the second investment grade ranking among African institutions for AFC, with Moody’s upholding the […]

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Outlook on Africa Finance Corporation’s rating upgraded to stable by Moody’s

NEW YORK,–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Africa Finance Corporation, the leading provider of infrastructure solutions in Africa, received an increase in its credit rating outlook from Moody’s Investors Service, which assigned a “stable” outlook. The decision ratifies the second investment grade ranking among African institutions for AFC, with Moody’s upholding the company’s long-term and senior unsecured issuer […]

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Should Switzerland cooperate with China on development aid?

The Addis Ababa Urban Railway in Ethiopia was built by the China Railway Engineering Corporation and financed with loans from the Chinese state bank China Exim-Bank. Keystone / Daniel Getachew China has contacted Switzerland to cooperate on development aid projects. Switzerland has so far been open to such collaborations. NGOs warn of China’s political motivations […]

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UNC: Hannah-Jones occupancy request postponed, no action taken by BOT

Following the board meeting on Thursday morning, UNC Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz held a press conference where he was invited to comment on the board’s decision to “postpone” its consideration of the application. Hannah-Jones occupation. Hannah-Jones was to return to her alma mater as Knight Chair in Race and Investigative Journalism, a permanent professorship. However, as […]

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Zimbabwe turns to elephant hunting for revenue lost during Covid – Quartz Africa

A recent announcement that the Zimbabwe Wildlife Agency plans to sell the right to shoot 500 elephants this year has reignited a bitter debate over the role of hunting in the country’s public parks, which are reeling from a loss of tourism income during the coronavirus pandemic. With around 100,000 elephants, Zimbabwe has the second […]