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Monthly Archives: September, 2019

Nigeria at 59: Nation has achieved giant strides in biosafety – Agency

The Director General, National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr Rufus Ebegba, says Nigeria has achieved giant strides in the area of biosafety. Ebegba said this in an...

UK aid to double efforts to tackle climate change

The United Kingdom has said that it will double its investment to help developing countries turn the tide against climate change and species loss. The announcement to...

Dafinone urges Nigerians to respect nature, preserve forest

Managing Director, Sapele Integrated Industries Limited (SIIL), Chief Ede Dafinone, has called for improved preservation of the forest to prevent the world from being...

‘Nigeria yet to tackle basic water, sanitation challenges at 59’

A Global Private Sector Representative of Sanitation and Water for All (SWA), says Nigeria is yet to tackle basic water and sanitation challenges as it marks...

Kuwait compiles first climate change report

Kuwait has compiled its first climate change report containing the latest information on how the Gulf state is coping with the global challenge. Sheikh Abdullah Ahmad Al-Sabah,...

Prince Harry inaugurates ‘looking up’ campaign to preserve trees

Britain’s Prince Harry on Monday, September 30, 2019 inaugurated a “looking up” campaign to preserve trees, urging people to post their photographs to a National Geographic...

UN guidance to reduce methane emissions will support climate action

Methane is a powerful short-lived climate pollutant. It is also the main precursor of tropospheric ozone (O3). Over a 20-year period, methane’s effect on global warming is...

Seven-state scoping mission to fill three new REDD+ project slots

Several weeks of an assessment assignment by government officials to seven states is set to produce a triumvirate that will join in implementing the REDD+ Programme...

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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...