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Monthly Archives: June, 2015

Risks, deaths as workers generate wealth

Workers labour to make a living. Sadly, for many the wages of work has been death. The occupational hazards that workers face is a...

Is 2 degrees warming too dangerous?

In the wake of the G7’s announcement to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius (or 3.6 degree Fahrenheit), UN climate negotiators from the...

Our stand on COP 21, by Erimma Orie

It is interesting how time flies and, very soon, it shall be time for COP 21 in Paris, France; six months since COP 20...

PAVE, UC-Berkeley in water rights research initiative

The Pan African Vision for the Environment (PAVE) is collaborating with the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley (UC-Berkeley) in...

IUCN: Dams, climate change threatening natural heritage

Climate change and large dam projects are putting natural World Heritage sites at risk, says the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the official...

Rethinking nation’s energy strategy towards off-grid

 Energy is the Golden Thread that connects economic growth, social equity and environmental health. - Ban Ki Moon, UN Secretary General ...Energy is a prerequisite...

Plans initiated to curb Pacific Bluefin Tuna overfishing

Members of the fisheries commission for the eastern Pacific assembling in Guayaquil, Ecuador need to prioritise initiating a rigorous recovery plan to address the...

History as Dutch citizens win climate case against State

Together with 886 citizens, Dutch non-governmental organisation (NGO), Urgenda, on Wednesday June 24, 2015 won a climate liability case against the Dutch state. The plaintiffs argued that...

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Lagos trains 50 town planners in drones deployment

Lagos State Government began a two-week training of  50 town planners on Monday, February 6, 2023, on effective operation of drones to monitor...
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Death toll could increase eight-fold in Turkey quake, says WHO

The death toll from a strong earthquake in south-eastern Turkey, near Syria's border, could rise eight-fold, the World Health...

South African court to hear case challenging Monsanto/Bayer’s drought tolerant GM maize

After five years of protracted legal proceedings, the High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, will on Tuesday, February 7...

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Lagos trains 50 town planners in drones deployment

Lagos State Government began a two-week training of  50 town planners on...

Death toll could increase eight-fold in Turkey quake, says WHO

The death toll from a strong earthquake in south-eastern...