The grazing habits of wild animals like elephants and boars enable long-term carbon storage, according to new research that stresses the need to align climate mitigation goals with biodiversity conservation.
Researchers use a closed-loop modeling strategy to validate regional uplift patterns recorded in river profiles across the African continent.
Reconstruction reveals how people living along the banks of the Nile may have relocated as climate changed and flooding increased during the African Humid Period.
ZIMSAT-1 promises to expand Zimbabwe’s remote sensing capabilities and allow it to better monitor natural resources.
Global methane budgets suffer from a lack of field studies in African forests, but new research sheds light on methane emissions and uptake from upland forests in the Congo Basin.
Experts say nature-based mitigation strategies and investment in renewables could reduce both indoor and outdoor air pollution and stimulate sustainable and safe growth.
Warfare exacerbates the impacts of drought to produce food insecurity crises that last long after the drought has passed, new research documents.
South Africa’s Vredefort impact structure is the largest on the planet, and researchers have now discovered the first proximal ejecta possibly deriving from the cataclysmic impact.
The most complete hydrological data set for the African continent reveals a surprise: Soil moisture, not heavy precipitation, best explains the timing of Africa’s most severe floods.
A new special collection in GeoHealth seeks papers examining the link between environmental conditions and human health in Africa.