A new ground station and an expanded education network will lead to the launch of a security and Earth observation satellite in 2022.
An early-warning system establishes international networks to help communities manage severe weather on Africa’s largest lake.
Calibrated low-cost sensors in Kinshasa and Brazzaville provide new information on pollution and help scientists model a way to improve access to air quality data.
Behind Uganda’s lavish beauty, climate change has taken its toll: Death, destroyed properties, and displaced communities increase as above-normal rainfall floods the country.
By analyzing high-resolution satellite images, researchers found that fires burning in Africa were undercounted by as much as 80%.
The continent-wide survey provides an assessment of the resilience of groundwater resources.
A new analysis of South African sediments hints that acidic lakes may have leached minerals necessary for biotic life.
A decade-long research collaboration has revealed that the split between Africa and North America roughly 200 million years ago was more drawn out than previously thought.
With increased investment and renewed interest, a project to halt land degradation across the Sahel aims to transform the landscape—and people’s lives.
Africa is a geoscientist’s dream. But new research shows that less than 4% of the world’s high-impact geoscience papers focus on Africa, and few of those have even one African author.