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Biodiversity Day: Rethinking nature’s resources

As we mark 22 years since the United Nations General Assembly officially adopted May 22 as the International Day of Biodiversity (IDB) in December...

Global Strategy for Plant Conservation aligns actions to protect plant diversity

A new report on the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC), suggests that while the 16 targets of the decades long plan to protect...

Global economy better off with more nature protected, says report

In what looks like the most comprehensive report to date on the economic implications of protecting nature, over 100 economists and scientists find that the global...

Biological Diversity Day: UN report demands urgent action to safeguard forests’ biodiversity

Urgent action is needed to safeguard the biodiversity of the world’s forests amid alarming rates of deforestation and degradation, according to the latest edition...

Biological Diversity Day: World celebrates nature as source of solutions to global challenges

The importance of nature for man’s wellbeing is being highlighted throughout this week, with daily sub-themes, in advance of Friday’s International Day for Biological Diversity...

FAO demands collaboration on biodiversity mainstreaming ahead Cancun COP13

The 23rd session of the Committee on Forestry (COFO23), which took place in Rome, Italy 18 to 22 July 2016, took an effective approach...

Senegal ratifies Nagoya Protocol, SA issues compliance certificate

Senegal has ratified the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilisation, making...

Human health benefits from protecting biodiversity, says report

A report on biodiversity and health launched on Friday, February 13, 2015 at the 14th World Congress on Public Health, in Kolkata, India, shows...

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WaterAid, LDSC unveil $300,000 WASH project in Lagos

WaterAid, a non-govermental organisation, with support from Latter-Day Saints Charities (LDSC) is "Strengthening Water and Sanitation Delivery" project  in...
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WFP highlights Africa’s biggest hunger crisis at pope’s visit to DRC

UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Thursday, February 2, 2023, said that aid agencies faced growing demands and shrinking...

NCF cautions against indiscriminate use of wetlands

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has cautioned against indiscriminate use of wetlands, especially in the Lagos metropolis. Dr Joseph Onoja,...

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WaterAid, LDSC unveil $300,000 WASH project in Lagos

WaterAid, a non-govermental organisation, with support from Latter-Day Saints...

WFP highlights Africa’s biggest hunger crisis at pope’s visit to DRC

UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Thursday, February 2,...