Scenic evening view of the Blue Nile river, Bahir Dar and Lake Tana in the background. Ethiopia, Amhara Region

Looking to nature for solutions

How do we address the climate crisis, preserve biodiversity and recover from the pandemic? If a frog is put into hot water, it jumps straight out. However, if the water is at room temperature and then heated, the frog settles and relaxes, becoming so comfortable that it does not react, even at…
A busy market in Lagos, Nigeria. Photo: ariyo olasunkanmi/Shutterstock.

Renewable energy is the only way to fuel African growth

Public-private partnerships are proving to be an effective way of solving Nigeria's energy supply crisis My country, Nigeria, will soon become the third most populous country in the world, reaching a forecast 400 million people in 2050. This demographic growth is happening at an incredible speed.…

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