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Lagos residents urged to stop polluting the ocean with plastics

The Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has cautioned residents on the dangers of polluting the ocean with plastics. Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer...

‘Blueing’ the Paris Agreement at COP27

Momentum is building for a strong political outcome relating to oceans at the UN Climate Change Conference COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, in November...

Bonn Dialogue urges ocean-based climate action

“I invite all to do their utmost to strengthen ocean-climate action and its finance and that these commitments are included in national climate action...

Politics of the sea: Counting ecological cost to water bodies

As efforts are being made towards restoring the ecosystem, different concepts and ideologies are springing up. While some are geared towards improving the quality...

Ocean scientists call for pause to start of deep-sea mining

Over 300 academics from six continents on Thursday, June 24, 2021 called on countries and governments to press pause on plans to open up...

Urgent climate action needed to safeguard world’s oceans, says UN report

Governments need to take the world’s oceans more strongly into account while considering how to curb greenhouse emissions and adapting to the impacts of...

Groups create Blue Nature Alliance to protect planet’s ocean

A new ocean conservation initiative is underway to catalyse the protection and conservation of 18 million square kilometres of the ocean (7 million square...

Reactions trail Biden’s target to protect 30% of U.S. lands, oceans by 2030

U.S. President Joe Biden took the next leap in pursuing his climate agenda Wednesday, January 27, 2021, signing the latest in a spate of environment-focused executive...

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Stakeholders urge govt to prioritise youth engagement in climate governance

The government of Nigeria has been told to value and prioritise youth engagement by providing them with platforms to...
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New Zealand’s largest city swamped as torrential rain hits

Rising floodwaters swamped houses and streets throughout New Zealand’s largest city on Friday, January 27, 2023, with every fire...

Sustainable energy: Schneider explains how microgrids can reduce carbon emission

Digital energy multinational, Schneider Electric, says existing technologies can reduce carbon emissions by 70 per cent and engineer a...

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Stakeholders urge govt to prioritise youth engagement in climate governance

The government of Nigeria has been told to value...

New Zealand’s largest city swamped as torrential rain hits

Rising floodwaters swamped houses and streets throughout New Zealand’s...