Some 18 million people from seven southern Africa countries require emergency food aid, according to the latest report by World Food Programme.

The United Nations' food agency said on Thursday it needed $730 million over the next 12 months for relief in seven southern African countries hit hard by a blistering drought and faced a $610 mill

The benefits of community-based forestry are well known.

TSIHOMBE, Madagascar (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Like many people in Madagascar's parched south, Ranotongae had been hoping for the heavens to open up and ease the country's poorest rainy season

Scientists have recently discovered three species of mouse lemurs in Madagascar.

Oceans are vital, not only to a wide array of biodiversity and ecosystems, but also to the food chains, livelihoods and climate regulation for a human population heading towards nine billion people.

Experts highlight threat to lesser-known apes and monkeys from large-scale habitat destruction and illegal wildlife trade

The rate at which trees were cut down slowed globally for a third year in a row in 2014, but tree loss still covered an area twice the size of Portugal, an environmental research group said.

Luanda — Representatives of member countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) outlined on Wednesday to Friday in Johannesburg, South Africa, strategies to combat poaching, until

Ghana has slipped further on its sanitation performance globally to become the World’s 7th worst performing country, according to a new report released on Tuesday.