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Philippines: 85 imported spray paints found to contain lead above legal limit – Groups

Paints containing lead above the legal limit continue to be exported from China and Thailand to the Philippines despite a national ban on such...

Groups call for the removal of phase-out exemption for Mercury-added eye cosmetics

Environmental health organisations from the Philippines are asking governments across the world to end a partial exemption on mercury use for eye area cosmetics...

Protect kids from endocrine disrupting chemicals in erasers, other products – Groups

As thousands of schools brace for limited face-to-face classes amid declining COVID-19 cases in the Philippines, two non-profit groups raised the alarm over the...

Concern over sale of mercury-added skin whitening cosmetics despite global phase-out deadline

On the International Women's Day, a toxics watchdog group in the Philippines took online shopping giants to task for their failure to rid their...

UNEA 5.2: Groups urge govts to negotiate for treaty addressing plastic pollution crisis

Philippine environmental groups working for a zero waste and toxics-free society have expressed support for a robust negotiation mandate as governments from over 190...

Group pushes for action against highly toxic PCBs

An environmental health and justice organisation based in the Philippines has called for people's support to the government-led efforts to eliminate a highly toxic class...

Toxics watchdog finds cancer-causing cadmium in Chinese New Year lucky charms

A Philippines-based non-profit organisation tracking harmful chemicals in products and wastes has cautioned consumers against buying lucky bracelets that are believed to attract good...

Philippine group finds excessive lead levels in 37 imported spray paints

Paint products in aerosol cans containing high levels of lead are still offered for sale by offline and online retailers despite the ban on...

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UCLG Africa’s FAMI 6 forum to explore outcomes of COP27

At the 6th edition of the African Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes targeting Local Governments (FAMI 6_2022)...
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IPCC circulates final draft of Synthesis Report to Sixth Assessment Report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has circulated the final draft of the Summary for Policymakers and a...

Nigeria requires $410bn to achieve energy transition plan by 2060

The Federal Government says Nigeria requires $410 billion to achieve its energy transition plan by 2060 to address challenges and policy...

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UCLG Africa’s FAMI 6 forum to explore outcomes of COP27

At the 6th edition of the African Forum of...

IPCC circulates final draft of Synthesis Report to Sixth Assessment Report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has circulated...