Why were British soldiers deployed to train rangers in the Majete Wildlife Reserve, Malawi?

The Majete Wildlife Reserve in southern Malawi was set up as a protected area in 1955. Since 2003, the 70,000 hectare has been managed by African Parks, a South African non-profit conservation organisation that runs 15 national parks and protected areas in nine countries. In total, African Parks’ operations cover…

Putting profit before people, climate and wildlife. Why the UK government is using aid money to back oil and gas drilling in protected areas in Africa

To address climate change we need to leave fossil fuels in the ground. While the UK government doesn’t quite go as far as acknowledging this obvious fact, it does claim to be working to “reduce greenhouse gas emissions by investing in low-carbon energy sources”.