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Ahead of COP27, young African climate activists speak out

Nov. 06, 2022 01:18 AM EDT

WINDHOEK, Namibia (AP) — Young climate activists from African nations have high demands but low expectations for the U.N. climate conference which begins Sunday in the Egyptian coastal resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. Observers and organizers of the COP27 summit have made much of its...

African nations to finalize aims ahead of UN climate summit

Oct. 24, 2022 03:51 AM EDT

MOMBASA, Kenya (AP) — The final meeting of African nations' climate negotiators ahead of the global U.N. summit kicks off in the Namibian capital Windhoek on Monday, with participants expected to focus on how to ramp up renewable energy on the continent. Organizers of the annual...

Cheetahs make a comeback in India after 70 years

Sep. 17, 2022 06:27 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Seven decades after cheetahs died out in India, they're back. Eight big cats from Namibia made the long trek Saturday in a chartered cargo flight to the northern Indian city of Gwalior, part of an ambitious and hotly contested plan to reintroduce cheetahs to the...

Cheetahs from South Africa go to parks in India, Mozambique

Sep. 08, 2022 05:38 AM EDT

BELA-BELA, South Africa (AP) — South Africa is flying cheetahs to India and Mozambique as part of ambitious efforts to reintroduce the distinctively spotted cats in regions where their population has dwindled. Four cheetahs captured at reserves in South Africa have been flown to...