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Somali President Unveils Cutting-Edge LPG Storage Facility to Battle Deforestation Crisis

In Mogadishu, Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud opened the new LPG Storage Center, a crucial step in combating deforestation and environmental degradation in Somalia. He praised local officials and businessmen for supporting the country's environmental protection and reconstruction efforts. President Mohamud believes accessible gas is key to a sustainable and self-sufficient Somalia, urging for prices that reflect the economic realities facing Somali households. He also called on Somali entrepreneurs to invest in the…

War victims: Yemen’s forests in danger as fuel

Obsessed with violence, engulfed in chaos for years, Yemen's problems may be growing even more and even entering an environmental crisis. Yemeni lumberjack Ali al-Emadi spends hours chopping down an acacia tree with an ax as his 12-year-old nephew helps split logs. In a war-torn country, al-Emadi must turn to logging in its northern al-Mahweet region to earn a living. An economic collapse has wiped out the agricultural and construction work for which he used to travel around the country. However, as…

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