For Every Child a Tree launch

“For Every Child A Tree” Zimbabwe’s National Tree Planting day officially takes place on the first Saturday in December.       Environment Africa has been involved in tree planting projects for many years and is proud to be  launching “For Every Child A Tree”.  This campaign is supported by the Forestry Commission of Zimbabwe […]

Zimbabwe represented at IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju, South Korea – 6 to 15TH September

IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature is the world’s oldest and largest global environmental organization with more than 1,200 government and NGO members and almost 11,000 volunteer experts in some 160 countries around the world.   Every four years the international IUCN World Conservation Congress is held, the world’s largest and most important conservation event. […]

International Biodiversity Day

  International Biodiversity Day is celebrated on the 22nd May of each year as proclaimed by the United Nations, to raise awareness and understanding of biodiversity issues.  So what is biodiversity?  It is the term used to describe the variety of life found on Earth and all of the natural processes.  It is quite simple, […]

‘Mobilize the Earth’ – Celebrate Earth Day – 22nd April 2012

Earth Day was the brain child of Senator Gaylord Nelson with the first official Earth Day being celebrated in 1970 to promote global awareness around our planet and to respond to negative environmental impacts. Earth Day is commemorated on the 22nd of April around the world and people are encouraged to come together, to learn […]

Carry in Carry out’ officially launched by Zimbabwe Parks & Wildlife Authority

The Carry in  Carry out initiative was officially launched by Zimbabwe Parks & Wildlife Management Authority after successfully running a pilot phase in Mana Pools since March 2011, a first of its kind in Zimbabwe.  This is a new environmentally conscious initiative for Mana Pools that will see the Parks authorities enforcing an effective refuse […]

World Wetlands Day 2nd February 2012

The theme for World Wetlands Day 2012 is Wetlands and Tourism to bring global focus on tourism in and around wetland areas.   What are Wetlands? Wetlands are areas of land that are saturated with water for all or most part of the year and the soils of these habitats are shaped by water.  Because […]

World’s nations set course for 2015 global climate pact

DURBAN, South Africa: After 14 days of talks and negotiations among 194 nations, a marathon UN climate conference came to a weary close in the early hours of Sunday morning, 11th December. What has been achieved from this conference?  The ‘results’ are still not clear, but on the surface, it would appear that the main […]

National Tree Planting Day – 3rd December 2011

“For Every Child A Tree” ‘By protecting our forests and trees we are sustaining our lives’ The global theme for the International Year of Forests is “Forests for People”. Zimbabwe will commemorate this important year under the theme “Promoting Forests for People”.  Trees are life and we need to take action now to conserve our […]

Zambia showcases the diverse talents of local artists and crafts people

Environment Africa is strengthening its work in Zambia and was honored to be able to help at the recent Zambian Art & Design Show.  Now in its fourth year, this annual event, which started as a small craft fair on Sugarbush Farm, has evolved into a large event, which gives local artists, and crafts people […]

Water – a basic human necessity

Take this challenge – switch off your water at the main source in your home for 24 hours.   The closest point at which you could walk to fetch water must be a minimum of 1 kilometer away from your home, no hopping in your car and driving, you must walk.  Sounds simple enough, but I […]