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Victory for forests as nations vow to stop death by chocolate

10 Nov 17 - Ghana and the Ivory Coast are formulating plans to immediately put a stop to all new deforestation after an investigation found that the cocoa industry was destroying their rainforests.

Morocco to invest millions in solar projects

4 Oct 17 - Morocco is getting ready to launch a €200 million ($NZ326m) programme to spark investment in solar power projects in the agricultural sector by 2021.

Chocolate industry drives rainforest disaster in Africa

15 Sep 17 - The world’s chocolate industry is driving deforestation on a devastating scale in West Africa.

Kenya gets tough on plastic bags: four years or $40,000

29 Aug 17 - Kenyans producing, selling or even using plastic bags will risk imprisonment of up to four years or fines of $40,000.

Kenya’s disappearing glaciers spread violence below

3 Aug 17 - Those who rely on Mount Kenya’s glaciers for water have turned against one another as the rivers fed by the mountain dry up.

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