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Stakeholders advocate community inclusiveness to curb marine pollution

Stakeholders on Thursday, October 19, 2023, in Abuja advocated for more community inclusiveness in reducing the menace of marine plastic pollution in the country. They...

Centre launches coastal cities coalition to fight marine pollution

“The problem of marine litter is a serious trans-boundary issue – eight million tonnes of plastic waste, from 192 countries that have a coastline,...

World Ocean Day: Group seeks UN’s help in tackling marine pollution in Nigeria

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Mission for Rescue of Nigeria Socio-cultural Environment (MIRENSEN), has pleaded with the United Nations (UN), governments and public private sector...

Beware of activities against aquatic plants, animals – Marine NGOs

People living close to lakes and rivers have been enjoined to avoid activities capable of threatening the existence of aquatic animals and plants. The advice...

Reality TV brand to tackle marine pollution issues

Organisers of Nigerian Maritime Ambassadors (NIMA) Reality TV Show have said the brand will tackle issues of marine pollution and marine environmental issues bedeviling...

NIMASA expresses commitment to marine pollution prevention

Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Bashir Jamoh, has restated the agency’s commitment to effective pollution prevention and...

Germany, Ecuador, Ghana, Vietnam seek global agreement against marine litter

The environment ministers of Germany, Ecuador, Ghana and Vietnam are holding an international ministerial conference against marine litter in September 2021 to promote a...

How to reduce plastic and other ocean pollution

Liz Hollaway, Jenna Jambeck, Ellie Moss and Brajesh Dubey in this treatise released on Monday, May 26, 2020, offer insights on how to “turn off the tap” of...

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12 arrested in southern Italy over illicit waste disposal

Italian police arrested 12 people in the southern region of Campania over charges of criminal association aimed at illegally...
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Africa loses $7bn to $15bn yearly to climate change – Adesina

The Group President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, said Africa is losing about seven to $15 billion...

Children’s Day: Group discourages pupils from activities provoking climate change

Climate and Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet), an NGO, has urged Nigerian school pupils to desist from activities that provoke...

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12 arrested in southern Italy over illicit waste disposal

Italian police arrested 12 people in the southern region...

Africa loses $7bn to $15bn yearly to climate change – Adesina

The Group President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwunmi...
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