Environment of Ethiopia
As in many neighboring countries, most environmental issues in Ethiopia relate to deforestation and endangered species.
The Main Ethiopian Rift is geologically active and susceptible to earthquake...
Deforestation in Ethiopia
Deforestation in Ethiopia is due to locals clearing forests for their personal needs, such as for fuel, hunting, agriculture, and at times for religious reasons. The main causes of deforestation in Et...
Deforestation in Ethiopia - Wikipedia
Energy in Ethiopia
Energy in Ethiopia describes energy and electricity production, consumption and import in Ethiopia.
Primary energy use in 2009 in Ethiopia was 380 TWh and 5 TWh per million persons.
Water supply and sanitation in Ethiopia
This article was last comprehensively updated in August 2011, with minor updates in 2012. Despite the comprehensive update, some aspects may be outdated, which is in part because primary data are only...
Water supply and sanitation in Ethiopia - Wikipedia
Senegalia venosa
Senegalia venosa is a species of legume in the Fabaceae family. It is found in Eritrea and Ethiopia. It is threatened by habitat loss.
Senegalia venosa - Wikipedia
Pentas lanceolata
Pentas lanceolata, commonly known as Egyptian Starcluster, is a species of flowering plant in the madder family, Rubiaceae that is native to much of Africa as well as Yemen. It is known for its wide u...
Pentas lanceolata - Wikipedia
Dracaena fragrans
Dracaena fragrans (cornstalk dracaena) is a flowering plant species that is native throughout tropical Africa, from Sudan south to Mozambique, west to Côte d'Ivoire and southwest to Angola, growing in...
Dracaena fragrans - Wikipedia
Salvia merjamie
Salvia merjamie is a herbaceous perennial plant that is native to the east African highlands from Ethiopia to Tanzania, and also across the Red Sea in Yemen. It grows between 6,000 and 13,000 feet ele...
Boswellia ogadensis
Boswellia ogadensis is a species of plant in the Burseraceae family. It is endemic to Ethiopia.
List of non-marine molluscs of Ethiopia
The non-marine molluscs of Ethiopia are a part of the molluscan fauna of Ethiopia (wildlife of Ethiopia). Ethiopia is an inland country, so there are no marine molluscs.A number of species of non-mari...
Moringa stenopetala
Moringa stenopetala, commonly called the cabbage-tree (along with a number of other species), is a tree in the Moringa genus of flowering plants, native to Kenya and Ethiopia; it is now distinct in th...
Moringa stenopetala - Wikipedia
Baphia abyssinica
Baphia abyssinica is a species of legume in the Fabaceae family.It is found in Ethiopia and Sudan.It is threatened by habitat loss.
Renewable energy in Ethiopia
Ethiopia generates most of its electricity from renewable energy, mainly hydropower on the Blue Nile. In 2011, over 96% of Ethiopia's electricity was from hydropower. The country began a large program...
Bothriochloa bladhii
Bothriochloa bladhii (commonly called, variously, Australian bluestem, Caucasian bluestem, forest-bluegrass, plains bluestem, and purple plume grass) is a neotropic grass in the Poaceae family, found ...
Bothriochloa bladhii - Wikipedia
Euphorbia doloensis
Euphorbia doloensis is a species of plant in the Euphorbiaceae family. It is endemic to Ethiopia.
Solanum nigrum
Solanum nigrum (European black nightshade or locally just "black nightshade", duscle, garden nightshade, "garden huckleberry", hound's berry, petty morel, wonder berry, small-fruited black nightshade ...
Solanum nigrum - Wikipedia
Huernia
The genus Huernia (family Apocynaceae, subfamily Asclepiadoideae) consists of stem succulents from Eastern and Southern Africa, first described as a genus in 1810. The flowers are five-lobed, usually ...
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Salvia nilotica
Salvia nilotica is a perennial shrub growing in the eastern African highlands from Ethiopia to Zimbabwe, between 900-3600 m elevation. It has many creeping rhizomes and stems about 60-90 cm tall. The ...
Buddleja polystachya
Buddleja polystachya is a multi-branched shrub or occasionally small tree endemic to the semi-arid highlands flanking the Red Sea in Eritrea, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, Somalia and Yemen, where it grows...
Utricularia inflexa
Utricularia inflexa is a medium to large sized suspended aquatic carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. It is probably a perennial plant. U. inflexa is endemic to Africa and the Indi...
Utricularia inflexa - Wikipedia
Environmental issues in Ethiopia
As in many neighboring countries, most environmental issues in Ethiopia relate to deforestation and endangered species.
The Main Ethiopian Rift is geologically active and susceptible to earthquake...
Plectranthus edulis
Plectranthus edulis, also known as Welayta dinich (Amharic), is a species of annual plant in the Lamiaceae family. It is indigenous to Ethiopia, where it is grown for its edible tubers. The tubers are...
Solanum incanum
Solanum incanum is a species of nightshade that is native to Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East, eastwards to India. Common names include Thorn Apple and Bitter Apple. It may be confused with the...
Solanum incanum - Wikipedia
List of butterflies of Ethiopia
This is a list of butterflies of Ethiopia. About 376 species are known from Ethiopia, 33 of which are endemic.