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By how much, on average, have Mount Kenya’s glaciers declined?
The area of Mount Kenya’s glaciers (ice masses) decreased an estimated 44% from 2004 to 2016. Only 10 of the 18 glaciers that covered Mount Kenya’s summit a century ago remain today, according to the United Nations Environment Programme. Within the next 25 years, warming temperatures could mean ...
How much of Kenya’s land area is protected for wildlife conservation?
About 8% of Kenya’s land mass is protected area for wildlife conservation. The protected areas comprise of 23 terrestrial National Parks, 28 terrestrial National Reserves, 4 marine National Parks, 6 marine National Reserves and 4 national sanctuaries. ...
How many rhinos are poached in South Africa?
A total of 451 rhinos were poached in South Africa in 2021 (327 within government reserves and 124 on private property). While there was a 24% decrease in rhino poaching compared to the pre-Covid period in 2019, there has been an increase in poaching on private properties. ...
How many students have benefitted from free secondary education in Ghana?
To date 1.2 million students in Ghana have benefited from a free senior high school social intervention programme rolled out by the government in 2017. The programme, Free Senior High School (SHS), is meant to extend guaranteed access to free quality education for all children of school-going age fr...