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Verner Ayukegba: Angola’s oil and gas industry can thrive alongside its rich biodiversity

Verner Ayukegba

Last month, reports that Angola was drafting legislation to permit oil, gas and mining activities in 14 national conservation areas, including the Luengue-Luiana National Park, which represents part of the Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area stretching across Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe led to protests by environmentalist groups. Local environmentalists were outraged, likely weary of test drilling that had begun ...

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Bushfires: Calamity or myth?

Bushfire Australia

Every year, big portions of tropical savanna are burned out worldwide and the frequency and dimension of these fires increase each year. These type of nature disturbances cause countless impacts – some still unknown – but because of their influence on global warming, this became a subject of great interest and concern worldwide and here we explain why. Ecoangola contacted ...

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Angola ratifies Abidjan Convention

Jose-Eduardo-dos-Santos

The Government of Angola has ratified the Abidjan Convention, making it the 19th nation out of the 22 countries in the Convention area to do so. The ratification instrument, transmitted by the Ivorian Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (depository of the Convention) to the Convention Secretariat in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire last August, was signed by the President of the ...

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Madagascar, Benin, Angola to get $17.8m AfDB climate change support

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has renewed its support for climate change resilience in Madagascar, Benin and Angola, which are accessing $17.8 million of adaptation finance in the form of grants from the Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) during the second quarter of 2013. It follows the approval last March to fund three water and sanitation projects. Under the scheme, ...

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