The IPCC have recently released a report warning that increasing global warming will result in reductions in Arctic permafrost and the thawing of the ground is expected to release greenhouse gases like methane and carbon dioxide. Photo courtesy Let's define Permafrost:Permafrost is any ground that remains completely frozen - 32°F (0°C) or colder - for … Continue reading Melting of Permafrost Might Cause Another Pandemic?
ENVIRONMENT ■ IUCN Red List of Threatened Species ✅Recently, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has released its latest Red List of Threatened Species. ● Key facts: ✅Some 902 species are officially extinct. ✅30 percent of the species (38,543) that it assessed (138,374) face the threat of extinction. ✅Some 80 species are extinct … Continue reading IUCN RED LIST OF THREATENED SPECIES
THE EARTH DOES NOT BELONG TO US, WE BELONG TO THE EARTH Today is the 5th day of June and what does that mean? It is world environment day, a great reminder of our call to live with care, the responsibility to people and planet starts right here! This is a day for all of … Continue reading WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY
The country is experiencing heavy rains at the moment, this has led to flooding and landslides in some parts of the country especially in Elgeyo marakwet, Baringo, Nandi, Muranga and West Pokot Counties. But what causes flooding? What causes Landslides? You will get so many answers depending on who is answering.Let's put it in an … Continue reading The Earth is Crying Out for Help
Let's all come together and shout out to our mothers. This day Marks the day we all rise up and recognize every mother on earth for their selfless efforts they offered to raise us. Surely I must say that no one in this world possesses a heart of pure gold like a mother. We all … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day Mother Nature
Mt.Kenya forest & National Park is one of the Kenya's Natural Heritage Site. It is also among the World's largest carbon sinks . The darker story as of now is that part of the Mountain is under fire and it is reported that more than 80,000 Ha of Moorland has been lost(Standard News) Photo;(Bennittes Kipyegon.) … Continue reading “Save Mt. Kenya Forest From Fires”
Photo Courtesy of Karibu-Mambo Mzuri Death has undermined the many years of conservation efforts of endangered species, Today we all mourn I personally mourn Mother nature I know you are not happy If Wangari Mathai was still alive, those rhinos would have still been alive Does those KWS officials understand what conservation means? Do they … Continue reading DEATH IN A HORRIBLE SITUATION.
Plastic straw is a project of plastic pollution. Photo Source:Carlifornia daily Why focus on plastic straws? We already know that plastic bags, soda can ring and anything made of plastics are never good for the environment and end up in the ocean. Plastic straws just like any other plastic material can stay present in land … Continue reading Say no to plastic straws!
(Source:Ministry of Tourism-Kenya facebook page) From CS’s statement, keeping wildlife for tourism alone is not productive enough in utilizing the resource. This comes with the hope that the consumptive utilization could not open doors for hunting of wildlife. In 2013, Wildlife Conservation & management Bill was drafted and those who drafted the bill used the … Continue reading Are we killing Conservation?
FORESTS Introduction A forest is a large area dominated by trees. Forests are the dominant terrestrial ecosystem of Earth, and are distributed across the globe. Forests account for 75% of the gross primary productivity of the Earth's biosphere, and contain 80% of the Earth's plant biomass. Forests at different latitudes and elevations form distinctly different … Continue reading Plant and grow more trees…