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Temperatures are set to rise, UN weather agency warns

Temperatures in almost all parts of the world will likely rise between now and April despite the cooling influence of the latest La Niña...

Worry over unsually high temperatures, heatwaves

Parts of Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and the United States of America have seen extremely high May and June temperatures, with a...

SADC to launch $2.7b El-Niño drought appeal fund

Chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Lt. General Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama, President of Botswana is expected to declare a Regional...

Carbon emissions from 2015 fires in Southeast Asia greatest since 1997

A new study of the forest and peatland fires that burned across maritime Southeast Asia in 2015 has found that the carbon emissions were the largest...

Government agencies urged on measures against El Nino effects

Relevant government agencies have been urged to adopt policies aimed at restoring the coastal marine ecosystem in order to check possible reduction in fishing yield caused...

Southern Africa prepares for El Niño impact

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) secretariat on Thursday (February 25, 2016) convened a two-day multi-sectoral stakeholder consultative meeting to develop a regional preparedness...

UNCCD: Long-term solutions needed to curb disasters

The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is seeking long-term solutions to disasters such as drought and floods that are affecting communities all...

El Niño blamed for US blizzard

Thanks to El Niño, the first blizzard of 2016 won’t be the last. A low pressure system that spurred 60 foot waves for surfers in...

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FAO, GEF commence biodiversity conservation scheme in Ogun, Edo, Delta, Ondo

At a daylong inception workshop that held in Abuja on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, the Food and Agriculture Organisation...
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Renewable energy experts laud Nigeria Energy Transition Plan

Experts in renewable energy have lauded the Nigeria Energy Transition Plan, as they identified finance, knowledge gap and enabling...

GEF approves new biodiversity funding, backs youth leadership programme

Meeting just before a high stakes UN Biodiversity Conference in Montreal, the Global Environment Facility’s governing body approved new...

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FAO, GEF commence biodiversity conservation scheme in Ogun, Edo, Delta, Ondo

At a daylong inception workshop that held in Abuja...

Renewable energy experts laud Nigeria Energy Transition Plan

Experts in renewable energy have lauded the Nigeria Energy...