An in-depth look at different types of forests, the threats they face, and conservation efforts…
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Alternatives to Oil: Overview
As we know, oil has an extremely harmful effect on the environment. Oil is an extremely destructive source of energy and in 2010, it was responsible for 36% of CO2 emissions. There are many alternatives to using oil as a source of energy, such as solar power, nuclear power, wind, water, and geothermal energy…
Reforest Africa African forests are dying. Every year, 15 millions of hectares of tropics are cut down. The biodiversity sheltering by these forests are disappearing with them and the CO2 kept in the trees is leaving into the atmosphere. Because we care about the riches of Nature, Forest Friends International is currently working on reforestingContinue reading “Reforest Africa”
World Peace Center
Ethiopian Forests are dying In just 50 years, 90% of Ethiopia’s forests have been ravaged. While these forests are home to a rich biodiversity and are essential to human survival for the services they provide us, they are still destroyed. To save the Forests Forest Friends International wants to create a centre to help preserveContinue reading “World Peace Center”
Sensitisation Today, the environment and its protection is everyone’s business. We are all capable of changing the world. We all have a role to play in protecting the environment. Choosing an eco-responsive mode of consumption, becoming an activist, encouraging or getting involved in environmental protection projects… there are so many ways to take part inContinue reading “Sensitisation”
Trip to Ethiopia #2: Students to get Involved
Felix went to the Southern Nations Nationalities and People’s region then. He met there students who were very happy about Forest Friends International’s projects and liked to be part of it in the future!
What is Happening to African Forests?
About 22 per cent of Africa is forest and woodland, and only a small percentage of this acreage is protected…