33 C
Lagos
Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Monthly Archives: February, 2019

Germany decorates schools for commitment to sustainability, climate protection

Parliamentary State Secretary at Germany’s Federal Ministry for the Environment, Rita Schwarzelühr-Sutter, has honoured schools with outstanding "student companies" for their commitment to sustainability and climate protection. The...

Names of two very destructive typhoons delisted

Two typhoon names – Mangosteen and Rumbia – have been retired, due to the significant damage they caused in 2018, by a typhoon committee. The Typhoon Committee,...

Scientists urge countries to protect peatlands as part of climate strategies

Countries have been urged to protect vulnerable wetland ecosystems as part of their climate strategies, and to learn from each other’s experiences to sustainably manage them....

Former coal lobbyist confirmed as US’ top environmental official

The US Senate on Thursday, February 28, 2019 approved former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler to head the Environmental Protection Agency by a vote of 52 to...

American scientists devise ‘greener’ way to recycle plastic bottles

American scientists have developed what appears to be a more effective and greener way to recycle the single-use plastics made from a common polyester material. The greener...

China to aid control of desertification in eight countries

China plans to help control desertification along artery roads in eight Central Asian and African countries, said Zhang Jianlong, Director of the National Forestry and Grassland...

Why planning services should be rebranded, by expert

President, Association of Town Planning Consultants of Nigeria (ATOPCON), Mr Olaide Afolabi, has called for rebranding of the town planning services and products to enhance the...

Children living near green space less likely to develop mental health disorders – Study

Children who grow up near green space have up to 55 per cent less risk of developing various mental disorders later in life, a Danish...

Latest news

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...
- Advertisement -spot_imgspot_img

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...

Must read

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...