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Uganda’s First Oil (Short Documentary)

Uganda’s first oil has left indigenous communities scrambling and environmental conservation priorities on the back burner. This documentary reveals what is at stake in the Albertine Region.

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The Continual Wrath of Water Hyacinth in Lake Tana

Water hyacinth (known as enboch to locals) is a perennial, free-floating aquatic plant, with unique qualities: The weed is one of the top ten invasive species in the world, given its extremely quick expansion rate of doubling its biomass every five days.

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Explaining the Kasese Floods

A bog or bog land is a wetland that accumulates peat, a deposit of dead plant material—often mosses, and in a majority of cases, sphagnum moss. It is one of the four main types of wetlands. Other names for bogs include mire, mosses, quagmire, and muskeg.

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We Need to Talk About Geo-Engineering

The climate situation has become more dire. Even if countries meet their current commitments under the Paris Agreement, that would still likely lead to warming of well over 2 degrees Celsius, a level predicted to be catastrophic for human civilization.

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