The most dangerous place in Africa for humans is Namibia
Africa is the most dangerous continent on Earth for people to live in, but it also has one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world, experts said Monday.
The new study found that Namibia has more than three times as many species of plants, invertebrates, amphibians, and fish as any other continent in the globe.
The continent is home to more than 100,000 species of fish, which includes more than 2,500 species of sharks and rays, and more than 7,000 amphibians and fish.
“What’s most interesting to us is that Namibians are not only one of those places that are the most threatened, they are also one of our most diverse, diverse ecosystems,” said co-author Dr. Christian Lehner of the University of Oxford.
There are about 1,300 species of mammals, many of which are endemic to Namibia.
There are also many birds, amphibian and invertebrate species that can’t be found anywhere else in the planet.
Namibia’s landscape also provides habitats for thousands of fish species.
They live in water, land, and under the ground, where they rely on plants and other vegetation for their survival.
“It’s really important that Namis ecosystem and its biodiversity is preserved, so we have to work hard to preserve the ecosystem,” Lehner said.
Researchers found that many species in Namibia are found nowhere else on the planet, and they are being threatened by humans.
The researchers have identified more than 600 species of invasive species that are not native to the continent, and there are more than 1,400 species of fungi that are native to Namibian forests.
Namibians have one of Africa’s highest rates of HIV, malaria, tuberculosis, and cholera.
The country has also reported more than 400 cases of Ebola.
The report’s findings have implications for the future of Namibia’s health system, as well as other parts of Africa.
Named after the late British explorer Sir Edmund Hillary, the country is one of seven countries to be ranked in the top 100 of the world’s most endangered species.
The country has experienced rapid economic growth and population growth in recent years, but the report found that there is also a high level of inequality, with some of the poorest people in the country still living in poverty.
“Namias population is growing faster than in any other country in the region, which means that it is becoming more difficult for it to maintain its traditional subsistence systems,” the report said.
“A lack of education, access to water, food, and sanitation are key challenges that will need to be addressed in order to maintain a healthy environment and a healthy future for the Namibis.”
The study is published in the journal Science Advances.
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