Category Archives: Climate Change

UN Recommends Kilimanjaro Reforestation

Water Supplies Threatened By Climate Change, Deforestation The greater Kilimanjaro ecosystem is one of the most threatened ecosystems on earth. As the snows, glaciers and rains retreat, millions of lives and the future of nations hang in the balance. A new … Continue reading

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Tanzania’s Ecosystems Under Assault

Reforesting Kilimanjaro Region The Kilimanjaro region of East Africa is one of the most threatened ecosystems on earth. Millions of people and several endangered species depend on the snows and rains of Kilimanjaro for survival. As land use encroaches further into … Continue reading

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Climate Change Could Impoverish Tanzania

Climate Change A Serious Threat To Tanzania Tanzania has 43 million people who are likely to fall into extreme poverty by 2030 due to the effects of climate change, the World Bank said in its latest report. The bank says … Continue reading

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Tanzanian Students Lead International Group Up Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro A Classroom To The World The GLOBE Program, GLOBE AFRICA, Colorado’s St. Vrain Valley School District and Discovery Education are proud to partner on a scientific learning expedition to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. From September 23 – October … Continue reading

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Mellowswan A Finalist In MIT Climate Challenge

Trees For Food Security In Rombo District It will take a global effort to stop the progression of climate change. Mellowswan Foundation Africa-Tanzania (MFA) is ready to help Tanzania do its part. In fact, it’s proposal has been selected as … Continue reading

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Deforestation Threatens Tanzania’s Watersheds, Ecosystems

Effective Reforestation, Forest Conservation Vital To Survive Climate Change Editor’s Note: Mellowswan Foundation has comprehensive plans to promote forest conservation and reforestation across Tanzania. These plans will help promote healthy forests, while defending wildlife and overall biodiversity. We seek partners … Continue reading

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IPCC Report Shows Climate Change Impact On Tanzania

Icecap On Kilimanjaro A Beacon Of Change Tanzania and other third world countries have started to experience significant climate variability and climate change. Rivers are drying up. Groundwater is vanishing. Biodiversity is under siege. Research over the past decade has … Continue reading

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Deforestation Threatens Tanzania’s Future

Mellowswan Proposes National Reforestation Project For Tanzania Deforestation is a widespread problem around the world and across Eastern Africa. Rising demand for charcoal results in a loss of some 575,000 hectares annually for fuel wood just in Tanzania. Fires, illegal harvesting … Continue reading

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Mellowswan Has World’s Largest Carbon Capture Project Ready

Reforestation Part Of Climate Change Strategy Deforestation is contributing to climate change in many ways. The good news is that reforestation is part of the solution. Reforestation is one of the few proven carbon capture solutions available today. Thanks to … Continue reading

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United Nations Turns Up Heat On Climate Change

Climate Action Requires Global Cooperation By UN Secretary Ban Ki-moon Three decades from now the world is going to be a very different place. How it looks will depend on actions we take today. We have big decisions to make … Continue reading

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