Adaptation

In response to climate change farmers prefer livestock species that are heat and drought tolerant, as well as disease and parasite resistant, writes Kennedy Dzama [caption id="attachment_8452" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Nguni cattle are...

[caption id="attachment_3884" align="alignright" width="300"] A Swayimane small scale farmer with Umgeni Resilience Project officers[/caption] Small-scale farmers observe crop yield increases in a time of drought due to adaptation interventions Local farmers in the...

Tholakele Nene finds out how giant solar power projects are making a difference to rural lives affected by climate change in semi-desert areas of the Northern Cape...

By Locadia Mavhudzi Approximately 4.5-million people, more than 30% of Zimbabwe’s population, will be in need of food aid by next March, according to recent estimates by the United Nations Development...

[caption id="attachment_3878" align="alignright" width="300"] The Five Musketeers are desert-adapted lions that manage to survive in the incredibly harsh conditions of the Kunene rock desert and adjoining Skeleton Coast Park. Photo...

[caption id="attachment_53" align="alignright" width="248"] Leading message from participants in the annual People's Climate March in New York. Photo © https://environment.yale.edu/climate-communication/[/caption] Heat exhaustion is likely to occur when the human body's temperature...

[caption id="attachment_32" align="alignright" width="240"] On average, for the 20 selected stations, the mean temperature has increased about 0,13 °C per decade. Photo © pixabay.com[/caption] October 27 2015 will be remembered as...

[caption id="attachment_3876" align="alignright" width="300"] The study projects an increase in warmer temperatures of 4-6 ℃ over the subtropics and 3-5 ℃ over the tropics by the end of the century....

[caption id="attachment_3882" align="alignright" width="300"] This season's rainfall, compared to the past 35 years. © WFP-VAM[/caption] South Africa has issued a preliminary forecast of maize production for the coming harvest of 7.4...