Africa

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
In a development widely described as game changing for the ecosystem engineers, China has announced it will enact a total ban on its domestic ivory trade by the end of 2017. The news on Friday, as Agence France-Press reports , "follows Beijing's announcement in March to widen a ban on imports of all ivory and ivory products acquired before 1975,...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The global giraffe population has "plummeted" by nearly 40 percent over the...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Toxic air pollution poses an "enormous" risk to children worldwide, according...

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From Fambul Tok - family talk - a short film on the efforts of the extraordinary women of Sierre Leone to heal their communities, one village at a time, after a devastating decade-long civil war. A happy and peaceful Mother's Day.