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Monthly Archives: March, 2016

Designers propose natural terrain amid New York’s skyscrapers

US designers Yitan Sun and Jianshi Wu have proposed transforming Manhattan's Central Park into a sunken landscape encircled by a below-grade megastructure with office, housing,...

Ogoniland clean-up: Crusaders want government to match talk with action

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), member organisations of Friends of the Earth International (FoEI) and community-based groups from the Niger...

How deforestation intensifies harmattan – Ako Amadi

Ako Amadi, Head of Community Conservation and Development Initiatives (CCDI), in a recent chat with Augustina Ogbonna-Armstrong, sheds some light on the relationship between...

Government agencies urged on measures against El Nino effects

Relevant government agencies have been urged to adopt policies aimed at restoring the coastal marine ecosystem in order to check possible reduction in fishing yield caused...

Why GM cotton will benefit sector, by textile makers

The Nigerian Textile Manufacturers Association (NTMA) has expressed its support for ‎the environmental release and commercialisation of genetically modified Bt Cotton for Nigerian farmers....

China to triple solar capacity by 2020

Under its 13th Five Year Plan, China will nearly triple solar capacity by 2020, adding 15 to 20 gigawatts of solar capacity each year for the next five...

China opens national grid to renewable energy sources

China has ordered power transmission companies to provide grid connectivity for all renewable power generation sources and end a bottleneck that has left a...

‘World wastes $1 trillion on needless new coal plants’

Nearly $1 trillion (£700 billion) is being invested in new coal-fired power plants worldwide despite the fact that the demand for electricity generated from...

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Katsina spends N4.34bn addressing ecological challenges

Katsina State Government spent over N4.348 billion in checking the menace of flood and erosion in 42 communities across...
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Eroton’s OML 18 oil well fire in Rivers extinguished – NOSDRA

The fire at the Oil Mining Lease (OML) 18 operated by Eroton Exploration and Exploration Company has been extinguished, the...

Jigawa, Gombe, Bauchi scale up flood mitigation programmes

The Jigawa State Government says it has procured two amphibious excavators to fast track dredging of Hadejia River to...

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Katsina spends N4.34bn addressing ecological challenges

Katsina State Government spent over N4.348 billion in checking...

Eroton’s OML 18 oil well fire in Rivers extinguished – NOSDRA

The fire at the Oil Mining Lease (OML) 18 operated...