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Fao: per cambiamenti climatici carenza mais in Africa meridionale

2024-04-24T11:36+0200askanews (it)

Roma, 24 apr. (askanews) – Le prospettive della produzione cerealicola nell’Africa meridionale sono peggiorate drasticamente dallo scorso febbraio e il previsto calo della produzione di mais intensificherà l’insicurezza alimentare delle famiglie, spingerà al rialzo i prezzi interni e stimolerà un....

Trovati scheletri di 5500 anni fa: quello che emerge è agghiacciante

2024-04-22T08:25+0200zazoom-it (it)

(Di lunedì 22 aprile 2024) Degli scavi archeologici hanno riportato alla luce scheletri di migliaia di anni fa, ma il retroscena che si nasconde dietro è inquietante L’archeologia è un mondo sorprendente, in cui le scoperte sono all’ordine del giorno. Alcune di queste sono utili per approfondire la....

Drought worsens crisis in Southern Africa

2024-04-19T11:40+0200EC (en)

From October 2023 to March 2024, rising temperatures and a severe lack of precipitation have intensified and expanded progressively across Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Namibia , as well as most of Zambezi basin and southern Madagascar. Record-high temperatures dating back to 1960 have been exacerbating the situation.

Prime Minister Commemorates Day for Disaster Risk Reduction as Another Drought Hits

2024-04-19T11:23+0200informante (en)

Staff Reporter. Dr. Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, Prime Minister, commemorated the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction on 13 October at Uukwangula, Okatana Constituency, Oshana Region, as another drought has hit Namibia . The day, held under the theme “Fighting Inequality for a Resilient....

Scheletri di 2.500 anni con le gambe mozzate potrebbero appartenere alle élite che ricevettero punizioni “crudeli” nell’antica Cina

2024-04-17T19:48+0200zazoom-it (it)

(Di mercoledì 17 aprile 2024) Scheletri antichi con gambe mozzate in Cina Due antichi Scheletri con le gambe amputate appartenenti a élite secolari potrebbero svelare metodi punitivi brutali nell’antica Cina , secondo uno studio recente. Metodo di punizione “yue” La scoperta di Scheletri con gambe....

Africa australe: l’aumento di colera è favorito dalla crisi climatica

2024-04-17T07:07+0200lasvolta (it)

, infatti, ben tredici Paesi dell’area regione stanno lottando contro una delle peggiori epidemie di colera che abbiano colpito la regione negli ultimi anni, e dal 2022 si calcola che circa 200.000 persone siano state infettate in Africa meridionale a causa di una serie di epidemie di colera che hanno causato più di 4.

Namibia achieves 45% food self-sufficiency

2024-04-09T20:21+0200newera (en)

For the first time in about 15 years, Namibia has managed to achieve a rate of 45% food self-sufficiency – thanks to local farmers who continue to contribute towards the reduction of staple grain imports, such as maize, pearl millet and wheat. Sustained output from smallholder and large-scale....

Zambia, Malawi e Zimbabwe hanno dichiarato lo stato di calamità per siccità

2024-04-08T15:50+0200green (it)

Sabato 23 marzo il Malawi è stato costretto a dichiarare lo stato di calamità per siccità . La decisione è stata presa in seguito a un lungo periodo senza precipitazioni, con il governo che non ha potuto fare altro che muoversi per cercare aiuti e assistenza a livello internazionale.

Lo Zambia muore di siccità, appello della Diocesi alla solidarietà

2024-04-08T08:16+0200chiesadimilano (it)

Lo Zambia, Paese dell’Africa centro-meridionale, sta attraversando da gennaio una grave situazione di siccità, la peggiore che abbia mai sperimentato. La causa di tale emergenza va rintracciata nelle condizioni meteorologiche determinate dal fenomeno climatico El Niño e più generale nei mutamenti climatici in corso nella nostra epoca.

Global Weather Hazards Summary April 05 - 11, 2024

2024-04-04T22:55+0200reliefWeb (en)

Attachments Droughts persist in southern Africa while flooding continues in most parts of eastern Africa. Africa Weather Hazards The flooding situation in the Sudd wetlands in South Sudan has worsened. Due to a delayed start to the rainy season, insufficient rainfall, and extended dry spells,....

On Thin Ice: Covering Climate Adaptation in a Rapidly Changing World

2024-04-03T11:21+0200pulitzercenter (en)

Over the last decade, Namibia 's Kunene Region has been experiencing recurrent droughts. Livestock... Please join the Pulitzer Center on April 23, 2024, for a Zoom discussion on climate adaptation efforts around the world. Image captions, from top : As droughts in the Kunene region have grown in....

SADC struggles with historic drought

2024-04-02T22:54+0200windhoek-observer (en)

Niël Terblanché. Across the Southern African Development Community (SADC), countries are facing an unprecedented drought crisis, marking some of the lowest rainfall levels in over four decades. recent rains in parts, the late January and February season brought severe dry conditions, leaving Namibia ....

More green hydrogen insight on way as Southern African scientists head to Germany

2024-03-28T12:31+0100miningweekly (en)

The symposium for the participating countries, such as Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eswatini, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia , South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe, accentuated green hydrogen practice, fast-advancing pilot plants and far-reaching skills development to support Southern Africa’s green hydrogen thrust.

More green hydrogen insight on way as Southern African scientists head to Germany

2024-03-28T12:24+0100engineeringnews (en)

The symposium for the participating countries such as Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eswatini, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia , South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe, accentuated green hydrogen practice, fast-advancing pilot plants and far-reaching skills development to support Southern Africa’s green hydrogen thrust.

Paesi Bassi: acqua di scarico torna nei rubinetti, al via il progetto

2024-03-23T19:01+0100euronews-it (it)

I cambiamenti climatici e l'incremento della popolazione hanno provocato l'aumento della domanda di acqua potabile a livello mondiale. Tuttavia, la disponibilità di acqua sta diminuendo a causa, tra l'altro, della siccità e dell'inquinamento. In futuro potrebbe essere necessario utilizzare le acque....

09:05 La sabiduría ancestral de las mujeres reduce el impacto climático

2024-03-15T11:09+0100eldia (es)

Casi el 74% del territorio de nuestro país es susceptible a la desertificación por razones climáticas. Según datos del Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico, la reserva hídrica española se encuentra al 52,9% de su capacidad a febrero de este año, si bien la cuenca....

La sabiduría ancestral de las mujeres reduce el impacto climático

2024-03-14T10:44+0100diarioCordoba (es)

Casi el 74% del territorio de nuestro país es susceptible a la desertificación por razones climáticas. Según datos del Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico, la reserva hídrica española se encuentra al 52,9% de su capacidad a febrero de este año, si bien la cuenca....

La sabiduría ancestral de las mujeres reduce el impacto climático

2024-03-14T10:38+0100FaroDeVigo (es)

Casi el 74% del territorio de nuestro país es susceptible a la desertificación por razones climáticas. Según datos del Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico, la reserva hídrica española se encuentra al 52,9% de su capacidad a febrero de este año, si bien la cuenca....

La sabiduría ancestral de las mujeres reduce el impacto climático

2024-03-14T10:37+0100epe (es)

Casi el 74% del territorio de nuestro país es susceptible a la desertificación por razones climáticas. Según datos del Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico, la reserva hídrica española se encuentra al 52,9% de su capacidad a febrero de este año, si bien la cuenca....

La sabiduría ancestral de las mujeres reduce el impacto climático

2024-03-14T10:35+0100laprovincia (es)

Casi el 74% del territorio de nuestro país es susceptible a la desertificación por razones climáticas. Según datos del Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico, la reserva hídrica española se encuentra al 52,9% de su capacidad a febrero de este año, si bien la cuenca....

La sabiduría ancestral de las mujeres reduce el impacto climático

2024-03-14T10:35+0100elperiodico (es)

Casi el 74% del territorio de nuestro país es susceptible a la desertificación por razones climáticas. Según datos del Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico, la reserva hídrica española se encuentra al 52,9% de su capacidad a febrero de este año, si bien la cuenca....

La sabiduría ancestral de las mujeres reduce el impacto climático

2024-03-14T10:33+0100superdeporte (es)

Casi el 74% del territorio de nuestro país es susceptible a la desertificación por razones climáticas. Según datos del Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico, la reserva hídrica española se encuentra al 52,9% de su capacidad a febrero de este año, si bien la cuenca....

Drought forces Namibia’s wine producer to buy SA grapes

2024-03-13T16:34+0100namibian (en)

One of the country’s few whiskey and wine producers, Erongo Mountains Winery, has turned to South Africa for grapes after drought decimated its grape production. Farms and businesses that depend on the annual rainy season for production have had to take alternative approaches.

Southern Africa: El Niño, Positive Indian Ocean Dipole Forecast and Humanitarian Impact (February 2024)

2024-03-13T09:55+0100reliefWeb (en)

OVERVIEW. El Niño brings high temperatures and below-average rainfall to Southern Africa from November to April, significantly affecting agriculture and leading to water scarcity, food shortages, and disease outbreaks. A record mid-season dry spell of over 30 days has affected vast parts of the....

FAO to lead initiative on combating food insecurity

2024-03-12T19:08+0100windhoek-observer (en)

Niël Terblanché. To assist Namibia in its fight against food insecurity and poverty, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is significantly stepping up its support. Patrice Talla, the FAO Sub-Regional Coordinator for Southern Africa, has arrived in Namibia on a mission to understand how the....

Churches can assist to combat the effects of climate change

2024-03-12T19:08+0100windhoek-observer (en)

Niël Terblanché. In an urgent call to action against the escalating threat of climate change, churches and faith-based organizations across Namibia have been urged to leverage their influential platforms for environmental stewardship. The call was made at a workshop organized by the Roman Catholic Church’s Archdiocese in Windhoek.

08.03.2024 Namibia - Schlettwein ponders crop failure insurance Agriculture, water and land reform minister Calle Schlettwein says the ministry is considering possible crop insurance to compensate farmers who experience crop failure.Schlettwein made these remarks in parliament on Wednesday while....

2024-03-08T15:24+0100agroinsurance (en)

Agriculture, water and land reform minister Calle Schlettwein says the ministry is considering possible crop insurance to compensate farmers who experience crop failure. Schlettwein made these remarks in parliament on Wednesday while responding to questions posed by Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) leader McHenry Venaani.

08.03.2024 Namibia - Schlettwein ponders crop failure insurance Agriculture, water and land reform minister Calle Schlettwein says the ministry is considering possible crop insurance to compensate farmers who experience crop failure.Schlettwein made these remarks in parliament on Wednesday while....

2024-03-08T14:52+0100agroinsurance-en (en)

Agriculture, water and land reform minister Calle Schlettwein says the ministry is considering possible crop insurance to compensate farmers who experience crop failure. Schlettwein made these remarks in parliament on Wednesday while responding to questions posed by Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) leader McHenry Venaani.

750 goats distributed under Irema Kunene project

2024-03-04T14:31+0100namibian (en)

The Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia (EIF), in conjunction with the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform (MAWLR) and the office of the Kunene governor handed over 750 goats and 300 energy-efficient stoves to disadvantaged people in the Kunene region.

Namibia warns of wildlife crisis due to deforestation, poaching

2024-03-02T22:50+0100english-news-cn (en)

WINDHOEK, Mar. 2 (Xinhua) -- Namibia 's Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism said Saturday that rapid deforestation and industrial emissions in the country are causing habitat loss for rare and endangered wildlife, exacerbating climate change impacts such as droughts and floods, and....

Namibia warns of wildlife crisis due to deforestation, poaching

2024-03-02T22:49+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

WINDHOEK, Mar. 2 (Xinhua) -- Namibia 's Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism said Saturday that rapid deforestation and industrial emissions in the country are causing habitat loss for rare and endangered wildlife, exacerbating climate change impacts such as droughts and floods, and....

Namibia warns of wildlife crisis due to deforestation, poaching

2024-03-02T17:54+0100wn (en)

WINDHOEK, Mar. 2 (Xinhua) -- Namibia 's Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism said Saturday that rapid deforestation and industrial emissions in the country are causing habitat loss for rare and endangered wildlife, exacerbating climate change impacts such as droughts and floods, and....

Namibia warns of wildlife crisis due to deforestation, poaching

2024-03-02T17:49+0100china.org.cn (en)

WINDHOEK, Mar. 2 (Xinhua) -- Namibia 's Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism said Saturday that rapid deforestation and industrial emissions in the country are causing habitat loss for rare and endangered wildlife, exacerbating climate change impacts such as droughts and floods, and....

Shift to Year-Round Backyard Gardens Crucial for Food Security

2024-02-21T16:52+0100thevillager (en)

Juliana Iikela Over the years, Namibia has been facing a household food crisis exacerbated by climate change-induced droughts and floods affecting various crop-producing regions. Part of this problem has been attributed to the heavy reliance of Namibian crop farmers on rainfall which renders them. You must be to continue reading.

Combating climate, water threat requires you to be responsible

2024-02-21T15:16+0100esi-africa (en)

Targeted investment in the clean energy sector is key in combating the threat that climate change poses to countries and their populations. Delivering a keynote address at the opening of Africa’s Green Economy Summit (AGES) at the Century City Conference Centre in Cape Town on Wednesday, Western....

Descargue el libro: Para no olvidar. Memorias desde el recuerdo

2024-02-17T15:28+0100cubadebate (es)

SINOPSIS : En este nuevo libro de Feraudy, se refleja su convicción sobre el papel de ciertos seres humanos simbólicos, por razones disímiles. Estas evocaciones que nos entrega, cada una vestida con una singular talla invisible, hecha a la medida de los atractivos ropajes que selecciona su sensible y tesonera memoria.

El desafío de la sequía: más regulación, ahorro y reutilización

2024-02-17T07:34+0100valenciafruits (es)

Celia Cantero. En un escenario de cambio climático y sequía, con irregularidades pluviométricas cada vez más intensas y prolongadas, y que afectan de forma significativa a zonas tradicionalmente húmedas, España se enfrenta al desafío de abordar una nueva regulación hidrológica desde el punto de vista normativo y de infraestructuras.

El desafío de la sequía: más regulación, ahorro y reutilización

2024-02-16T11:17+0100elobrero (es)

Es lo que opina el presidente de la Asociación Española de Reutilización Sostenible del Agua (ASERSA) y uno de los mayores expertos internacionales en gestión hídrica, Rafael Mujeriego, catedrático de Ingeniería Ambiental de la Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña y doctor en ingeniería por la....

El desafío de la sequía: más regulación, ahorro y reutilización

2024-02-16T09:53+0100infobae (es)

Celia Cantero. Murcia, 16 feb (EFE).- En un escenario de cambio climático y sequía, España se enfrenta al desafío de abordar una nueva regulación hidrológica, desde el punto de vista normativo y de infraestructuras, y de ahorrar en el consumo y promover la divulgación para "asegurar una percepción....

El desafío de la sequía: más regulación, ahorro y reutilización

2024-02-16T09:51+0100andaluciainformacion (es)

En un escenario de cambio climático y sequía, España se enfrenta al desafío de abordar una nueva regulación hidrológica, desde el punto de vista normativo y de infraestructuras, y de ahorrar en el consumo y promover la divulgación para "asegurar una percepción correcta" sobre la gestión hídrica,....

El desafío de la sequía: más regulación, ahorro y reutilización

2024-02-16T09:42+0100cope (es)

Celia Cantero. En un escenario de cambio climático y sequía, España se enfrenta al desafío de abordar una nueva regulación hidrológica, desde el punto de vista normativo y de infraestructuras, y de ahorrar en el consumo y promover la divulgación para "asegurar una percepción correcta" sobre la....

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 11-12 February 2024

2024-02-11T20:12+0100africaports-za (en)

WHARF TALK: LPG, VLGC tanker SUNNY BRIGHT The Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG), Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC), tanker Sunny Bright, underway. Picture: Shipspotting Pictures by ‘Dockrat’ Story by Jay Gates. And still they come. The problem for all gas carrier owners, or gas end users, is that the largest....

Stremati e senza acqua: morti oltre 160 elefanti a causa della siccità in un parco nazionale dello Zimbabwe

2024-01-20T15:50+0100greenme (it)

La prolungata siccità sta uccidendo gli elefanti dello nello Zimbabwe. Oltre 160 esemplari, fra cui diversi cuccioli, sono morti di sete nel giro di pochi mesi. È corsa contro il tempo per salvare questa specie preziosa per proteggere le foreste e il clima Il Parco nazionale Hwange, nello Zimbabwe , si è trasformato in un cimitero.

Innovazione e ricerca Siccità, migrazioni e cambiamento climatico in Africa Un’indagine sulla distribuzione spaziale degli insediamenti umani in cinquanta paesi africani tra il 1992 e il 2013 mostra che durante i periodi di siccità ci sono vasti spostamenti umani verso i corsi d’acqua e le città.

2024-01-11T12:14+0100magazine-unibo (it)

, ha esplorato la relazione tra i periodi di siccità e la distribuzione spaziale degli insediamenti umani in cinquanta paesi africani tra il 1992 e il 2013. "La nostra analisi mostra che i movimenti migratori durante i periodi di siccità si spingono più vicino alle aree fluviali e ai centri urbani....

Un batterio è stato la causa della moria di elefanti nel 2020 in Africa

2024-01-11T10:42+0100lifegate (it)

Quasi 400 elefanti sono stati ritrovati morti in Africa nel 2020, ma la causa non era chiara; Dopo tre anni di analisi è stato scoperto il colpevole: il batterio Pasteurella Bisgaard taxon 45; Oltre alle già note minacce per gli elefanti bisogna aggiungere anche questo alla lista. Giugno 2020, Botswana.

100 millones de hectáreas de tierra fértil se pierden cada año, según la ONU

2024-01-08T18:42+0100tiempo (es)

Internacional. Un informe reciente de la ONU reveló que al menos 100 millones de hectáreas de tierra sana y productiva desaparecen anualmente, una preocupante tendencia que se discutió en la última Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación ( UNCCD.

Resumen del mercado global de la uva

2024-01-08T14:41+0100portaldelcampo (es)

La baja disponibilidad y las dificultades con el transporte son problemas recurrentes en el mercado actual de la uva. La menor producción de Perú y su enfoque en el mercado norteamericano han tenido su impacto en los precios en Europa. Por su parte, España también ha tenido problemas con el tiempo,....

Alerta: Cada año se pierden 100 millones de hectáreas de tierras sanas

2024-01-08T11:50+0100eldiarionuevodia (es)

Un informe reciente de la ONU reveló que al menos 100 millones de hectáreas de tierra sana y productiva desaparecen anualmente, una preocupante tendencia que se discutió en la última Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación (UNCCD).

100 millones de hectáreas de tierra fértil se pierden cada año, según un informe de la ONU

2024-01-08T05:54+0100infobae (es)

Un informe reciente de la ONU reveló que al menos 100 millones de hectáreas de tierra sana y productiva desaparecen anualmente, una preocupante tendencia que se discutió en la última Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación (UNCCD).

Resumen del mercado global de la uva

2024-01-05T16:52+0100freshplaza (es)

La baja disponibilidad y las dificultades con el transporte son problemas recurrentes en el mercado actual de la uva. La menor producción de Perú y su enfoque en el mercado norteamericano han tenido su impacto en los precios en Europa. Por su parte, España también ha tenido problemas con el tiempo,....

Cinco fenómenos "naturales" que impactaron duro en el 2023

2024-01-05T06:13+0100aimdigital (es)

Terminaremos este 2023 padeciendo el año más caluroso de la historia. Eventos destructivos e inquietantes como olas de calor, inundaciones, incendios forestales, terremotos y sequías dejan ver que la alarma global timbra cada vez más fuerte Estaciones confundidas, vientos que desgajan árboles,....

El Nino drought massacres wildlife

2024-01-02T07:59+0100dailynews-co-zw (en)

HUNDREDS of kilometers north of Zimbabwe’s capital Harare, the Hwange National Park mourned the loss of 15 elephants who succumbed to hunger and thirst — only part of a death toll of roughly 100 elephants who perished. That was just the beginning. Days later, 16 buffalo died in the Matetsi region 55....

Heartbreak in Zimbabwe park: elephants’ desperate hunt for water

2024-01-01T10:39+0100citizen (en)

There is little that Simba Marozva and other rangers at the Hwange National Park can do except to cut the tusks off the rotting corpses before poachers find them. With the black clouds in recent days promising life-saving rains, the rangers may not find all of the victims of the drought on their daily hunts.

Heartbreak in Zimbabwe park: Elephants’ desperate hunt for water

2023-12-31T01:02+0100malaymail (en)

Blackened corpses scar a landscape where the rains have been more than six weeks late and scorching temperatures have regularly hit 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit). Tinashe Farawo, spokesperson for the Zimbabwe national parks authority, Zimparks, said “the old, the young and the sick” have been worst hit.

El Niño drought massacres wildlife in Zimbabwe

2023-12-30T10:39+0100pna (en)

EL NIÑO. Extreme temperatures have been a hallmark of the climate crisis in the Southern African nation of Zimbabwe. El Niño phenomenon has so far resulted in the death of 100 elephants this year. (Anadolu) HARARE, Zimbabw e – Hundreds of kilometers north of Zimbabwe's capital Harare, the Hwange....

El Nino drought massacres wildlife in Zimbabwe

2023-12-29T17:13+0100aa-en (en)

- The dire consequences of drought extend beyond hunger and thirst, as emaciated animals become targets for poachers, raising concerns about the survival of vulnerable species - Dwindling water sources in national parks like Hwange force weakened animals, pushing them to migrate in search of scarce....

El Nino Drought Massacres Wildlife In Zimbabwe

2023-12-29T16:52+0100haberler-en (en)

Hwange National Park faces a devastating loss of wildlife, including elephants, due to severe drought, intensified by the ongoing El Nino climate effect, signaling broader challenges for Zimbabwe's wildlife The dire consequences of drought extend beyond hunger and thirst, as emaciated...

Heartbreak in Zimbabwe park: Elephants’ desperate hunt for water

2023-12-28T22:14+0100jordantimes (en)

HWANGE, Zimbabwe — Storm clouds are finally gathering over Zimbabwe’s biggest animal reserve, but it has come too late for more than 110 elephants that have died in a searing, extended drought. There is little that Simba Marozva and other rangers at the Hwange National Park can do except cut the....

Heartbreak in Zimbabwe park: Elephants’ desperate hunt for water

2023-12-23T16:05+0100kuwaittimes (en)

Storm clouds are finally gathering over Zimbabwe’s biggest animal reserve, but it has come too late for more than 110 elephants that have died in a searing, extended drought. There is little that Simba Marozva and other rangers at the Hwange National Park can do except cut the tusks off the rotting corpses before poachers find them.

Heartbreak in Zimbabwe park: elephants' desperate hunt for water

2023-12-22T18:48+0100seychellesnewsagency (en)

) - Storm clouds are finally gathering over Zimbabwe 's biggest animal reserve, but it has come too late for more than 110 elephants that have died in a searing, extended drought. There is little that Simba Marozva and other rangers at the Hwange National Park can do except cut the tusks off the rotting corpses before poachers find them.

Drought kills exhausted elephants in Zimbabwe

2023-12-22T07:21+0100zimbabwesituation (en)

Simba Marozva and other rangers in the Zimbabwean reserve now only have to cut the tusks off the decomposing corpses to prevent poachers from finding them. The 14,600 km2 park is home to more than 45,000 savannah elephants, so numerous that they are considered a threat to the environment.

Heartbreak in Zimbabwe park: elephants' desperate hunt for water

2023-12-21T17:18+0100modernghana (en)

Storm clouds are finally gathering over Zimbabwe's biggest animal reserve, but it has come too late for more than 110 elephants that have died in a searing, extended drought. There is little that Simba Marozva and other rangers at the Hwange National Park can do except cut the tusks off the rotting corpses before poachers find them.

Drought kills exhausted elephants in Zimbabwe

2023-12-21T16:28+0100en-africanews (en)

Storm clouds are finally gathering over Hwange National Park, but it's too late for more than a hundred elephants who have succumbed to a prolonged drought at the start of the austral summer. Simba Marozva and other rangers in the Zimbabwean reserve now only have to cut the tusks off the decomposing corpses to prevent poachers from finding them.

Heartbreak in Zimbabwe park: elephants' desperate hunt for water

2023-12-21T14:31+0100phys (en)

Storm clouds are finally gathering over Zimbabwe's biggest animal reserve, but it has come too late for more than 110 elephants that have died in a searing, extended drought. There is little that Simba Marozva and other rangers at the Hwange National Park can do except cut the tusks off the rotting corpses before poachers find them.

Heartbreak in Zimbabwe park: Elephants' desperate hunt for water

2023-12-21T14:17+0100EastAfrican (en)

Blackened corpses scar a landscape where the rains have been more than six weeks late and scorching temperatures have regularly hit 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit). Tinashe Farawo, spokesperson for the Zimbabwe national parks authority, Zimparks, said "the old, the young and the sick" have been worst hit.

Heartbreak in Zimbabwe park: elephants' desperate hunt for water

2023-12-21T12:48+0100terradaily (en)

Storm clouds are finally gathering over Zimbabwe's biggest animal reserve, but it has come too late for more than 110 elephants that have died in a searing, extended drought. There is little that Simba Marozva and other rangers at the Hwange National Park can do except cut the tusks off the rotting corpses before poachers find them.

Siccità record in Zimbabwe: è moria di elefanti nel parco Hwange

2023-12-21T12:48+0100meteoweb (it)

Nuvole temporalesche si stanno finalmente addensando sul Parco Nazionale Hwange, ma è troppo tardi per più di un centinaio di elefanti che sono morti a causa della prolungata siccità all’inizio dell’estate australe. Simba Marozva e le altre guardie della riserva dello Zimbabwe devono semplicemente....

Heartbreak in Zimbabwe park: elephants' desperate hunt for water

2023-12-21T12:04+0100thepeninsulaqatar (en)

Hwange, Zimbabwe: Storm clouds are finally gathering over Zimbabwe's biggest animal reserve, but it has come too late for more than 110 elephants that have died in a searing, extended drought. There is little that Simba Marozva and other rangers at the Hwange National Park can do except cut the....

Drinking treated toilet water may be the future of drought-stricken California

2023-12-20T22:59+0100theage (en)

As climate change and water scarcity become increasingly urgent issues around the world, governments are turning to new options to ensure adequate water supplies – including turning sewage waste into drinking water. In California, that water may soon be flowing from the kitchen tap.

Drinking treated toilet water may be the future of drought-stricken California

2023-12-20T22:58+0100brisbanetimes (en)

As climate change and water scarcity become increasingly urgent issues around the world, governments are turning to new options to ensure adequate water supplies – including turning sewage waste into drinking water. In California, that water may soon be flowing from the kitchen tap.

Drinking treated toilet water may be the future of drought-stricken California

2023-12-20T22:58+0100smh (en)

As climate change and water scarcity become increasingly urgent issues around the world, governments are turning to new options to ensure adequate water supplies – including turning sewage waste into drinking water. In California, that water may soon be flowing from the kitchen tap.

Drinking treated toilet water may be the future of drought-stricken California

2023-12-20T22:58+0100watoday (en)

As climate change and water scarcity become increasingly urgent issues around the world, governments are turning to new options to ensure adequate water supplies – including turning sewage waste into drinking water. In California, that water may soon be flowing from the kitchen tap.

Drinking toilet water may be the future of drought-stricken California

2023-12-20T17:45+0100WashingtonPost (en)

The State Water Resources Control Board on Tuesday voted to allow water companies to pump treated wastewater into residents’ taps in the populous, . In a statement , the board said the decision would give California “the most advanced standards in the nation for treating wastewater to such an extent....

California prepares to transform sewage into drinking water

2023-12-17T18:50+0100todayheadline (en)

“We’re creating a new source of supply that we were previously discharging or thinking of as waste,” said Heather Cooley, director of research at the Pacific Institute, a water think tank in Oakland. “As we look to make our communities more resilient to drought, to climate change, this is really going to be an important part of that solution.

US energy company donates N$6,6m to mitigate drought, hunger

2023-12-13T14:18+0100namibian (en)

In a move aimed at addressing food insecurity and emergency drought relief, Chevron, a United States (US) multinational energy corporation, has donated N$5,6 million to projects supporting food security and an additional N$1 million for emergency drought relief.

MIL-OSI USA: Chevron Donates N$6.6 Million for USAID Programs to Mitigate Drought and Food Insecurity in Namibia

2023-12-11T13:24+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: USAID. Windhoek, Namibia , 8 Dec 2023 – U.S. multinational energy corporation Chevron has donated N$5.6 million for projects that support food security in Namibia, plus N$1 million for emergency drought relief for vulnerable women and children. At a signing ceremony of the partnership between....

Mammoth Loss: Dozens Of Zimbabwe Elephants Die As Climate Change Dries Up Hwange Park

2023-12-08T14:39+0100timesnownews (en)

Philipp Kuvawoga of the International Fund For Animal Welfare (IFAW) told DW that elephants are the engineers of the Savannah ecosystem. "Elephants are your ecosystem gardeners. They break off big branches to create and maintain grasslands. They travel long distances and pick up seeds that they disperse," Philipp Kuvawoga said.

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2023-11-29T22:18+0100informante (en)

Staff Reporter MORE than half a million people in Namibia are facing food and water shortage as a result of the drought that has the country in its grip. The devastating drought has already been declared as a state of National Emergency by President Hage Geingob.

When alfalfa farms were established in the Emirates, Arizona wells dried up. Because?

2023-11-29T18:04+0100whatsnew2day (en)

A blanket of bright green alfalfa stretches across western Arizona’s McMullen Valley, surrounded by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock’s family has used groundwater to grow fodder here for more than six decades. They have long been accustomed to the whims of Mother....

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T15:20+0100startribune (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona's McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock's family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Arizona farms face water crisis as drought depletes aquifers

2023-11-28T14:39+0100foxnews (en)

Matthew Hancock's family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades. They're long accustomed to caprices of Mother Nature that can spoil an entire alfalfa cutting with a downpour or generate an especially big yield with a string of blistering days.

Impact Earth Tensions are bubbling up at AZ farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water Associated Press 5:17 AM, Nov 28, 2023

2023-11-28T13:26+0100abc15 (en)

WENDEN, AZ — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona's McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock's family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T08:35+0100therepublic (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. (AP) — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona’s McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock’s family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T07:51+0100tribtown (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. (AP) — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona’s McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock’s family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T07:40+0100dailyjournal (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. (AP) — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona’s McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock’s family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T06:52+0100eagletribune (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. (AP) — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona's McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock's family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T06:48+0100news-gazette (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. (AP) — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona's McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock's family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T06:45+0100yakimaherald (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. (AP) — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona's McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock's family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

World News | Tensions Are Bubbling Up at Thirsty Arizona Alfalfa Farms as Foreign Firms Exploit Unregulated Water

2023-11-28T06:44+0100latestly (en)

Wenden (Arizona, USA), Nov 28 (AP) A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona's McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock's family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T06:37+0100devdiscourse (en)

A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona's McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock's family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades. They're long accustomed to caprices of Mother Nature....

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T06:34+0100clickondetroit (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. – A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona's McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock's family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T06:33+0100wtva (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. (AP) — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona's McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock's family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T06:30+0100kob (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. (AP) — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona’s McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock’s family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms …

2023-11-28T06:25+0100wearecentralpa (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. (AP) — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona’s McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock’s family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T06:22+0100wftv (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. (AP) — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona's McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock's family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T06:19+0100independent-UK (en)

A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona 's McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. 's family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades. They're long accustomed to caprices of Mother Nature that can spoil....

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T06:16+0100apnews (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. (AP) — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona’s McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock’s family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T06:13+0100sandiegouniontribune (en)

Some neighbors complain their backyard wells have dried up since the Emirati agribusiness Al Dahra began farming alfalfa here on about 3,000 acres (1,214 hectares) several years ago. It is unknown how much water the Al Dahra operation uses, but Hancock estimates it needs 15,000 to 16,000 acre feet a year based on what his own alfalfa farm needs.

Angola IFRC network mid-year report, January – June 2023 (MAAUG002, MDRAO007)

2023-11-24T04:41+0100reliefWeb (en)

OVERALL CONTEXT. Context. Climate change represents a significant threat to Angola’s socio-economic development and growth. The impacts of climate variability on communities, production systems, and the availability of essential resources like water and infrastructure are currently experienced throughout the country.

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