Commons:Wiki Loves Africa 2023/Theme
The theme Climate and Weather calls for the submission of visual representations of climate and/or weather. According to WHO, climate factors affects the social and environmental determinants of health – clean air, safe drinking water, sufficient food and secure shelter. This year's theme celebrates the prevailing climates and day-to-day weather conditions of various locations on the African continent.
- In what ways have people adapted to the climates in the area where you live?
- What weather conditions do you associate with your lieu or habitat or country?
- Have you observed any recent drastic changes in the climate or weather conditions of your location or another african location you visit often?
Images, videos and audio clips can capture these climatic and atmospheric conditions – thunderstorms, floods, clouds, winds, hurricanes, fogs, rainfall, sunlight, scorched earth, erosion, change in water levels, landscape vegetations, extreme heat, snow, ice, extreme cold, etc..
Weather can change from hour-to-hour, day-to-day, month-to-month or even year-to-year. A region's weather patterns, usually tracked for at least 30 years, are considered its climate. Different parts of the world have different climates. Some parts of Africa are hot and rainy nearly every day. Some are dry for longer times than others.
There are many elements that represent Climate and Weather. Below are just some ideas to explore ...
Ideas of categories to inspire you
- Natural occuring elements
- Category:Clouds by country, such as Category:Clouds in Nigeria
- Category:Sunrises by country, such as Category:Sunrises of Tanzania
- Category:Sunsets by country, such as Category:Sunsets of Rwanda
- Category:Rain by country, such as Category:Rain in Senegal
- Category:Snow by country, such as Category:Snow in Morocco
- Category:Climate activists from Africa, such as Category:Climate activists from Nigeria
- Instruments, locations and activities
- Category:Weather vanes by country, such as Category:Weather vanes in Namibia
- Category:Jetties by country, such as Category:Jetties in South Africa
- Category:Floods by country, such as Category:Floods in Uganda
- Category:Natural disasters by country, such as Category:Dust storms in Cameroon
- Category:Climate change by country, such as Category:Climate change in Kenya
- Category:Climate activists by country, such as Category:Climate activists from Nigeria