The term carbon offsetting is often in the spotlight, causing a little controversy and a whole lot of confusion. Are you still unclear on what offsetting really means, where the money goes, if offsetting is good or bad and whether it is really one of many available solutions to climate change? These answers to the […]
EcoAct launches new Nature-Based Solutions unit focused on climate change, ecosystems and communities.
What do we mean by Nature-Based Solutions? Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) are ways to address challenges such as climate change, access to water, social and economic development and disaster risk that put nature and people are the heart of the solution. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) defines nature-based solutions as “actions to protect, […]
For many people living in Ethiopia, access to clean water is not available outside of cities. This means that people collect water from rivers and lakes and risk catching water-borne diseases such as cholera or typhoid.