Citizens of Africa's second-most populated country broke a world record when they planted 353,633,660 tree seedlings on Monday as part of a national reforestation campaign.
Ongoing civil conflict and the resulting displacement of local people is creating an ideal environment for the devastating disease.
There are only about 500 Ethiopian wolves left in the wild—and they face a number of growing threats. One non-profit is working to save them.
Poachers have killed more than 90 percent of Zambia's elephants since the 1950s. In response, villagers banded together to protect those in North Luangwa National Park last year.
Advocates warn that proposed new travel restrictions could target black people.
Algerian security forces use a water canon to disperse students taking part in an anti-government demonstration in the capital Algiers on April 9th, 2019.
The storm provides a grim prospect of the future of tropical cyclones in a region under continued threat from climate change.
It's taken a long time, conservationists say, partly because of complicated land ownership issues.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa sent the country into turmoil after doubling oil prices just before flying off to Russia.
Satellite data indicates that the Congo Basin lost an area of forest larger than Bangladesh between 2000 and 2014.
In Dar es Salaam, more women are gaining access to careers in engineering—and they're bringing innovative and inclusive ideas along with them.
New technology detects the shockwave of a supersonic bullet traveling through space, which cannot be muffled, to track poachers shooting at elephants and rhinos.
New research using radar data, as opposed to visual satellite imagery, is a reminder that deforestation and environmental degradation aren't just happening in tropical forests.
Female members of the Chinese People's Liberation Army honor guard wait to greet Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio during a welcome ceremony in the Great Hall of the People on August 30th, 2018, in Beijing, China.
A recent study illustrates the connection between consumer demand in the U.S. and increased furniture production in China, which is, in turn, fueling logging in Central Africa.
A new study shows how technology developed to study earthquakes could help conservationists monitor elephant populations from afar.
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The country is ambitiously attempting to tackle malnutrition and stunting in children, but a lack of reliable statistics hampers its efforts to end the problem.
An unplanned child used to derail the education of girls in the country, but a new approach is helping young mothers stay in school.