Africa

A Movement Leader Speaks

Nobel Prize winning environmental leader Wangari Maathai talks about her recent book ?and how colonialism can strip a people of their culture.

Lighting Africa

PRI's The BBC's Robert Walker reports on a new initiative launched by the World Bank to bring electricity to sub-Saharan Africa. The project is called "Lighting Africa."

Zambian Goldman Prize Winner

Hammerskjoeld Simwinga's work to end elephant poaching and promote community development in Zambia has won him this year's Goldman Environmental Prize for Africa.

A Movement Leader Speaks

Nobel Prize winning environmental leader Wangari Maathai talks about her recent book-- and lays bare the way colonialism can strip a people of their culture.

Safeguarding Cameroon's Rainforest

Africa's Congo Basin is home to fifty percent of the continent's wildlife, thousands of exotic plant species and the second largest rainforest in the world. Through the years, timber companies have logged deeper into the forests, inadvertently cutting pat

Preserving the Magic of Madagascar

The island of Madagascar is home to an enormous variety of plants and animals, most of which live only there. But the primeval, or virgin, forests that are home to these species are under intense pressure. Malagasy people, especially poor people, see the

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