AR3 MAGAZINE

Resources & Renewables

Baobabs and Flame Trees

May 2017

This mind-bendingly beautiful image is courtesy of Beth Moon, whose third collection of photography was published in November.  Ancient Trees: Portraits of Time documents her 14-year study of some of the world’s oldest, largest and most singular botanical specimens. The impossibly starry background against which she frames the Mozambican baobab (which distinguishes this issue of…

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A Grassroots Battle to Save Mali’s Elephants

November 2016

By Dr Susan Canney and Vance Martin Susan Canney Susan Canney is the Director of the Mali Elephant Project, a long-term initiative that finds ways for humans and nature to co-exist sustainably. She is a Conservation Adviser to WILD Foundation, a Research Associate of the Department of Zoology at the University of Oxford, UK, and…

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No Lost Cause

November 2016

Dr Lee Durrell Durrell met her future husband, inimitable and acclaimed author and conservationist Gerald Durrell in the 1970s while finishing her PhD in Animal Behavior at Duke University. She is a driving force behind the Trust’s work to save endangered species from extinction. Durrell speaks to us about the challenges and joys of conservation…

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The Promise and Peril of Africa’s New Development Corridors

November 2016

Many point to the potential of “corridors,” whether focused on trade, tourism, power, agriculture or transport to accelerate Africa’s economic growth, improve regional economic integration, increasing energy access, and boost food security. One study estimates that a total of 33 development corridors are planned in Africa. 1 Several of these include, M’Balam railway, Douala-Bangui Douala-Ndjamena…

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Africa’s Impending Waste Nightmare

April 2016

The United Nation’s 2009 Africa Review Report on Waste Management paints an alarming picture of the situation in Africa. The report indicates widespread dumping of waste into waterways and standing bodies of water, and unregulated dumping into landfills. A holistic solution is required to swerve a waste catastrophe. Currently, only a minute fraction of Africa’s…

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