All posts tagged with: Environment

Mining in a National Park: The Case of Lower Zambezi

Publicado 16 de abril de 2014 Avatar Brighton_EduConnect_Zambia

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The Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) in the past few weeks rejected a proposal by Australia’s Zambezi Resources to develop a US $494-million opencast copper mine in lower Zambezi national park because of environmental concerns. This came into effect after this autonomous body (ZEMA) carried out an Environmental Impact Assessment (EPA) which revealed several issues which included the copper leach process whose affluence could have affected with the ecosystem. Zambia i...


Tech Girls Reporting on Sanitation in Their School

Publicado 14 de abril de 2014 no picture Tech Girls

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Watch Tech Girls from Pong Tamale M/A primary in a video report about the sanitation in their school.


Sanitation and Humanity

Publicado 11 de abril de 2014 no picture Fredrick -Connect- Zambia

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Water and sanitation are simply the care of water systems, be it water systems in homes or river systems. Zambia is a country rich in terms of water systems, but unfortunately Zambia has had cases of poor water sanitation. This article will also discuss the causes, effects and solutions of poor water sanitation. Poor water sanitation is brought about mainly by illiteracy and rural-urban migration. In Zambia, there are high levels of illiteracy. Most people tend to throw waste...


Greening the Grey in Kwacha Community

Publicado 10 de abril de 2014 Avatar Emmanuel_Connect_Zambia

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Chipembele is a club at Mitanto Secondary school in Kitwe, Zambia. It discusses more about the environment, like how to keep it clean and safe. It also works in collaboration with NGOs like UNICEF in Zambia. With the help of UNICEF, our club has contributed to the development of our community through sensitization in schools. We do exercises like tree planting which contributes to the maintainance of nature through oxygen production and provisioning of services like oxygen and be...


Quest for Internet Access at Luanshya Secondary School

Publicado 8 de abril de 2014 Avatar Brighton_EduConnect_Zambia

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The internet has become part of our everyday life because of its ease access and diversity. Today, pupils from Luanshya Boys Secondary School on the Copperbelt Province of Zambia took part in a training on Connect. The training was blended with sessions on how to avoid plagiarism, re-blogs, and ways of creating a realist, achiveable and time-bound action-plan. The school received a router to enhance easy internet access to the pupils. This was done in a quest to assist pupils to sh...


Climate Change and Child-led

Publicado 30 de marzo de 2014 Avatar Brighton_EduConnect_Zambia

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The Zambian economy is predominantly based on the exploitation of the country's natural resources. The adverse effects of climate conditions to which the country is overtly exposed to affects these resources. Climate-induced changes to physical and biological systems are already being felt and exerting considerable stress on the country's vulnerable sectors. Already, the country's sensitive sectors - agriculture and food security, wildlife, forestry, water and energy, and human health have been...


Our Health at Risk in Schools

Publicado 24 de marzo de 2014 no picture Tech Girls

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The Tech Girls club of Sakasaka Primary is happy to share the plight of pupils in the school with the rest of the world on the poor sanitation and health hazards they face at school. The windows of our classrooms and doors are broken and as a result, some scrupulous people in the school community defecate in the classrooms in the night. Pupils have to spend valuable time cleaning and washing the feces out every morning. Aside from this, the choked gutters in the school often gi...


Deforestation: International Day of Forests!

Publicado 21 de marzo de 2014 no picture Group four

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Deforestation is a current problem that affects and will affect all population in a near future. The bigger demand and the necessity of a lot of objects as paper or wood to produce different products do that wood industry has to fell a lot of trees in places like the rain forest, which is the principal oxygen producer of the world. We all have to think about the problem that can produce for the future life this fact of the present.


How can we save mother earth?

Publicado 18 de marzo de 2014 no picture Katongo Kampamba-VOY-ZAMBIA

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Agriculture is a very important sector that helps alleviate hunger and poverty. It is also essential for the development of a country, but unfortunately people are using some very poor practices which is destroying our mother earth. Land transformation, the use of land to yield goods and services, is the most substantial way humans alter the Earth's ecosystems, and is considered the driving force in the loss of biodiversity. Estimates of the amount of land transformed by humans v...


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