Africa

At Risk: The Dark Continent

Environmental problems in Africa are becoming overwhelming. Lost in the constant news about bloody wars, civil strife, and unspeakable atrocities against civilians by rebel groups and soldiers, is the fact that Africa is facing an environmental disaster. Some of the main issues are deforestation, air and water pollution, loss of soil and soil fertility, and(…)

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At Risk: The Dark Continent

Environmental problems in Africa are becoming overwhelming. Lost in the constant news about bloody wars, civil strife, and unspeakable atrocities against civilians by rebel groups and soldiers, is the fact that Africa is facing an environmental disaster. Some of the main issues are deforestation, air and water pollution, loss of soil and soil fertility, and(…)

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Transmitters reveal secret turtle voyages

Researchers have tracked ‘nature’s ancient mariners’ as they spend several months travelling from Africa to South America. On 2 February 2009, at 4am, a turtle known as Tika set off from the coast of Gabon, west Africa. She spent almost six months swimming across the Atlantic, a 5,000-mile (8,000km) journey to the coast of South(…)

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Featured Design: African Map & Skulls

Africa: cradle of civilization and all that. “African Map and Skulls” is something we designed to convey the primitive feeling of Africa, it’s ancient history and tribalism, and it’s emerging impact for the world. Mostly, though, we just liked the overall look. It looks great printed on our unbleached, undyed, natural color, ringspun-cotton Hanes Beefy-T(…)

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