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Zimbabwe amends the carbon law to help investors retain more profits.

– We are doing this to be competitive in attracting the right investors, as every project is an investment in communities, a government official said. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe (CZ) – Zimbabwe has amended its new carbon law that was initially enacted a month ago to allow developers to keep 70% of the profits, compared […]

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Environment body averts a chemical spillage disaster in rural Zimbabwe

– According to an official, 148 goats, 10 dogs, 6 cattle, 6 cows, chickens, turkeys, donkeys, and aqua-life all perished after ingesting tainted river water. John Cassim Part of Murare River following the excavation of coal tar and oily creosote by EMA. Harare, Zimbabwe (CZ) – Following a spill of 40 000 liters of a

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UNICEF capacitates Zimbabwean youths on climate change

-6.5 million children (0-18 years old) in Zimbabwe are at risk of impact from climate-induced emergencies, UNICEF says. John Cassim HARARE, Zimbabwe (CZ) – UNICEF is on a drive to capacitate young Zimbabweans on the impact of climate change on children. In October 2022, UNICEF launched the Climate, Energy, Environment, and Children Strategy to help

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Effective biodiversity conservation requires empowering and supporting Indigenous people 

– Basic income schemes such as CBIs improve well-being, reduce poverty, and redress inequalities including gender inequity, experts have revealed. John Cassim HARARE, ZIMBABWE – Imagine governments including Zimbabwe, were to simply transfer money, unconditionally, to people living in protected and key conservation areas throughout the world. From Indigenous people in the Amazon rainforest to

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Environmental regulator in Zimbabwe averts secondary deaths from mining and farming activities

– I was taught that cyanide kills, I don’t want to die prematurely hence I have leant to take all the measures to save my life, a mine worker in Sanyati said. John Cassim HARARE, ZIMBABWE – In 2015, poachers killed at least 300 elephants after poisoning water points with cyanide in Hwange National Park.

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