1000 women joined Environmental Defenders and Radio Terra FM in celebrating International Women’s Day in 2023

Radio Terra FM and Environmental Defenders celebrated International Women’s Day in 2023 by devoting a week’s worth of programming to women and girls. This programming featured news and stories about the work that women and girls from Mahagi territory and across Lake Albert do to protect the environment, promote livelihoods, and engage in sustainable agricultural […]

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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 […]