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Monthly Archives: October, 2018

Poisonous air has devastating impact on billions of children, warns WHO

Poisonous air is having a devastating impact on billions of children around the world, damaging their intelligence and leading to hundreds of thousands of...

Venice braces for worst flooding in nearly 40 years

Italy’s lagoon city of Venice is bracing itself for the worst flooding event since 1979, amid a nationwide weather alert across Italy, local authorities...

Environment stakeholders urged to address herders-farmers conflict

The Federal Government on Monday, October 29, 2018 urged stakeholders in the environment sector to support its efforts to tackle the incessant herders-farmers conflicts...

New Brazilian leader told to uphold climate commitments, safeguard human rights

After what seemed a polarising electoral campaign that promoted hatred and division, candidate Jair Bolsonaro won the runoff for the presidency of Brazil on...

Planners, statisticians seek global definition for cities

As part of efforts to provide the necessary technical support to countries for effective monitoring and reporting on human settlements indicators for the Sustainable...

GMOs: Biosafety agency assures on health, environment safety

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has assured Nigerians of the protection of their health and the environment on matters concerning genetically modified organisms...

Nigeria to commercialise three national parks

Conservator-General of the Nigeria National Park Service (NNPS), Alhaji Ibrahim Goni, says the Federal Government is set to commercialise three national parks to key...

FAO distributes fertilisers, seeds to 790,000 displaced farmers

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has distributed fertilisers and seeds to 790,000 farmers to accelerate crop production. The benefiting farmers are those displaced by...

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COP28: PACJA, CSDevNet, SIDA deliberate on ways to tackle climate change

Some civil society groups have been deliberating on ways to tackle climate change even as preparations are on for...
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EU sets higher binding targets for renewable energy consumption

The European Union (EU) is to increase the share of renewable energy in the bloc’s overall energy consumption, under...

Robust plan on flood mitigation underway, says minister

The Minister of Environment, Mohammed Abdullahi, says a comprehensive plan to mitigate flooding across the country will soon be...

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COP28: PACJA, CSDevNet, SIDA deliberate on ways to tackle climate change

Some civil society groups have been deliberating on ways...

EU sets higher binding targets for renewable energy consumption

The European Union (EU) is to increase the share...