Stakeholders in Coast region have developed guidelines for the restoration of destroyed coral reefs, starting with the fishing village of Wasini in Kwale County.



The guidelines involve awareness creation, training, identification of degraded reefs, a baseline survey of the targeted areas and construction of nursery beds.

 

Others are…

Read more: Stakeholders in effort restore Coral reef and Marine Environment

Fisheries is undoubtedly the lifeline of the coast’s economy and a source of livelihood for thousands. It is also an important pillar of the national economy as it earns the national coffers billions a year.


Coral reefs are the breeding grounds for fish. When they are destroyed, the…

Read more: Climate change poses threat to fishing in coast

There has been a national conversation about the future of PET bottles (disposable plastic bottles) in light of their devastating effects on the environment.


Used plastic bottles in the Indian Ocean at the berth port of Mombasa. Concrete action is needed on single use plastic bottles

Polyethylene terephthalate…

Read more: Why single-use plastic is a big threat to earth

Rat control should be considered an urgent conservation priority on many remote tropical islands to protect vulnerable coral reefs, according to an international team of scientists.


Coral reef.

Rat control should be considered an urgent conservation priority on many remote tropical islands to protect vulnerable coral reefs, according…

Read more: Eradicate rats to bolster coral reefs

The coffee-colored atmospheric swirl, captured by satellites last week, blew across the ocean all the way to Houston. Originating in the Sahara Desert, the air dominated weather across the Atlantic and beyond. It is, quite simply, kryptonite for hurricanes.

"The dust is the marker of the extremely dry…

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It’s been estimated that around eight million metric tons of plastic ends up in the world’s oceans each year, and now a new study shows that 90 percent of that can be traced back to ten major rivers in Asia and Africa.

The world’s plastic problem has quickly…

Read more: 90 percent of ocean plastic waste comes from Asia and Africa