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Land degrading faster than can be restored, warns UN data

Land degradation is advancing at an astonishing rate across all regions, reveals the newly launched UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Data Dashboard that...

Desertification and Drought Day: 40% of planet’s land degraded – UN chief

The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, says up to 40 per cent of the planet’s land is degraded thereby endangering food production, threatening biodiversity...

Kogi urged to knock out poverty, land degradation with palm oil production

Solidaridad, a solution-oriented civil society organisation, has called on the Kogi State Government to promote massive palm oil production to curb poverty and land...

Stakeholders crave cross-sectoral action to tackle land degradation, deforestation

Stakeholders in the environmental sector have called on the Federal Government to take urgent actions to address the challenges that are responsible for the increasing...

New Commonwealth ‘Living Lands Charter’ commits member nations to safeguard global resources

Commonwealth leaders have officially adopted the Living Lands Charter, which commits all 54 member countries to safeguarding global land resources while taking coordinated action...

UNCCD COP15 concludes with global call to act on land degradation, drought

A united global pledge to boost drought resilience and invest in land restoration for future prosperity on Friday, May 20, 2022, concluded the 15th...

Agroforestry, land use policy to address land degradation – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Malam Mohammed Abdullahi, on Thursday, May 19, 2022, said the inclusion of agroforestry and land use into national policy would...

UN report offers warnings, remedies amid chronic land degradation

The way land resources – soil, water and biodiversity – are currently mismanaged and misused threatens the health and continued survival of many species...

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Africa proposes treaty sales ban on mercury skin lighteners

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$38tr in yearly damages: World economy committed to income reduction of 19% due to climate change

Even if CO2 emissions were to be drastically cut down starting today, the world economy is already committed to an...

Govt collaborates with environmental practitioners’ institute on sustainability

The Federal Ministry of Environment on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, in Abuja expressed determination to partner with the Institute...

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