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Hi, I’m Lillie. Previously a magazine editor, I became a full-time mother and freelance writer in 2017. I spend most of my time with my kids and husband over at The Brown Bear Family.

East Africa’s dwindling forest cover

Eastern Africa is currently experiencing a drought caused by climate change, which has affected Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, Djibouti. There are several causes of the dry spell, including the gradual decrease in forest cover, which has affected rain formation. In sub-Saharan Africa, wood fuel and charcoal, which are primarily used for cooking purposes, are the most…

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