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date: 20 October 2019

Africa, East  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Christopher A. CONTEChristopher A. CONTE

With a total area of 1.7 million square kilometers, East Africa is the geopolitical region consisting of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Burundi. It faces numerous threats to its extraordinary range of environments, including domestic sewage, solid domestic waste, habitat degradation, agrochemical pollution, and industrial waste pollution. Its biodiversity is also threatened by factors like illegal wildlife trade and overfishing. ...

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