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Scientists decry exploitation of peatlands amid growing mining, oil exploration

Some 40 peatland researchers from 13 countries have pressed for an increase in protections for peatlands, as economic development continues to threaten the integrity of...

Masade-Olowola, CSR-in-Action win awards in mining and geosciences

Sustainability and communications entrepreneur, and Chief Executive of CSR-in-Action Group, Bekeme Masade-Olowola, has won the award of “Women’s Role Model in Mining and Geosciences”...

Gender mainstreaming: Centre sues for better engagement of women to enhance growth

The African Centre for Leadership, Strategy and Development (Centre LSD) has advocated for significant inclusion of women in the extractive industries. The Executive Director of...

Govt lists benefits of airborne geophysical survey

The Director-General, Nigerian Geological Survey Agency (NGSA), Dr Abdulrazaq Garba, says Federal Government’s proposed airborne geophysical survey will boost the revenue drive of 19...

Germany responsible for mining related displacements in Guinea, say groups

A team of campaigners has said that Germany should be held responsible for large scale loss of livelihood and displacement of farmers in Guinea. They...

141 NGOs seek moratorium on mining, oil and gas extraction in Greenland

Some 141 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) from all over the world have called on the Greenlandic and Danish governments and the European Union to help...

BMW, Tetra Pak, Schüco flay plans to mine bauxite from Ghana’s Atewa Forest

As Ghana weighs the economic benefits of mining bauxite for aluminum at the Atewa Range Forest Reserve, three global manufacturing companies – BMW Group,...

Mining Nigeria through economic diversification

Organised mining began in Nigeria in 1902, when the Mineral Survey of the Northern Protectorate was created by the British colonial government.  A year later,...

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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,...