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Environmental Defenders organized cleaning operations to remove plastic debris and polythene bags from a fishing community on Lake Albert

Plastic pollution is a common problem in the Lake Albert region because it is widely available, commonly used, and often discarded carelessly. Because of its strength and durability, plastics discarded into the environment have the potential to remain in soil or water for many years. Plastic pollution is a particular problem in the Lake Albert […]

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Voices of defenders – Beatrice Rukanyanga

Beatrice has in-depth knowledge of the ecological system of the land in which she lives, understanding its most recent threats and sharing her indigenous knowledge. Through her voice we will discover her actions for climate justice, from campaigning in defense of the Bugoma forest to the use of traditional and indigenous techniques of conservation agriculture.