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A plan for water in Kwale: vital for forests, wildlife and people

Water is a major issue for everyone in Kenya. The country is classified as ‘chronically water scarce’ and demands for water largely exceeds the available supply. Many of our key industries, such as agriculture, tourism and energy production, are highly dependent on rainfall and water availability. At the same time, rapidly increasing urban populations and […]

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Saving Belize’s mangrove forests

The Placencia peninsula is located in the Stann Creek district in the south-east of Belize. Nadia from WWF-Belize, my host here, is supporting community mangrove protection work in this region, having identified it as one of Belize’s most vulnerable sites. Not just from human pressures such as overfishing but also natural weather hazards like hurricanes […]

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