Today’s Solutions: June 12, 2024

Refugees in Cameroon turn dese

Refugees in Cameroon turn desert camp into a lush forest

In 2014, thousands of refugees who were fleeing the violence linked to militant group Boko Haram in Nigeria came to Minawao, Cameroon, a desert region badly affected by climate change. Since 2014, almost 70,000 refugees had made the space their home, cutting down the last standing trees to support Read More...

Project to stop desertificatio

Project to stop desertification in Sahara gets $14 billion cash injection

The area that is now the Sahara desert was once home to fertile land that supported the people who lived there, but creeping desertification has left the land all but inhabitable, plunging people into poverty and driving many to migrate. To address the problem, the African Union launched the Read More...

African nations are building w

African nations are building wall of their own, and it’s made out of trees

While the president is busy trying to build a wall at the southern US border, locals, environmentalists, and scientists from more than 20 African nations are building a wall of trees at the southern edge of the Sahara Desert to fight the effects of climate change. The tree-planting project, which Read More...