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Monthly Archives: November, 2018

COP14 ends as nations agree to scale-up investments in nature, people

The 2018 UN Biodiversity Conference of the Parties (COP14) closed on Thursday, November 29 with broad international agreement on reversing the global destruction of...

United Nations hits the brakes on gene drives

Landmark Convention on Biological Diversity decision calls on governments to conduct strict risk assessments and seek indigenous and local peoples’ consent ahead of potential...

Green Bonds at 10: From evolution to revolution

The first green bond issued by the World Bank 10 years ago created the blueprint for today’s $500+ billion labeled bond market. Heike Reichelt,...

Kenya seeks to recycle 14,000 tonnes of plastic bottles by 2025

Kenya’s umbrella organisation of plastic recyclers on Thursday, November 29, 2018 said it planned to recycle 14,000 tonnes of plastic bottles by 2025 as...

Don urges countries to apply ICT in biodiversity conservation

A university don has urged nations to resort to the use of information, communication and technology (ICT) in biological diversity conservation efforts. Prof. Moussa Moustafa,...

National Farmers Day: Why outstanding Ghanaian farmer is excited

As the annual day approaches for honouring Ghanaian farmers, one of Ghana’s serial award winners in the farming business and the 2009 National Best...

China suspends research activities of persons over gene-edited babies’ incident

Chinese authorities on Thursday, November 29, 2018 ordered suspending research activities of persons involved in the gene-edited babies' incident, denouncing the matter as “extremely...

COP24: Poor nations arrive Poland with high hopes, dire needs

Ahead of the United Nations climate change negotiations (COP24) that holds from December 2 to 14, 2018 in Katowice, Poland, the Least Developed Countries...

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Funders pledge $60.8m to protect the Mediterranean Sea

In a landmark move to safeguard the ecological integrity of the Mediterranean Sea, philanthropic organisations aim to contribute to the ambitious goal of protecting...
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Cameroon restates commitment to partner Nigeria on forestry, wildlife conservation

The government of Cameroon has restated its commitment to work closely with Nigeria to ensure effective implementation of policy...

Agriculture stakeholders recommend more investment in post-harvest management

Stakeholders in the agricultural sector have called for improved investment by government and private organisations in the area of...

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Funders pledge $60.8m to protect the Mediterranean Sea

In a landmark move to safeguard the ecological integrity...

Cameroon restates commitment to partner Nigeria on forestry, wildlife conservation

The government of Cameroon has restated its commitment to...
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