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Involvement of vulnerable groups key to eliminating plastic pollution – Expert

The Women Environmental Programme (WEP) on Saturday, January 21, 2023, called for the inclusion of vulnerable groups in the implementation of policies and projects...

Plastic pollution: Stakeholders commend recycling hub at VGC

Some environmental stakeholders have commended the Foundation for a Better Environment (FABE) International on the inauguration of a recycling hub at Victoria Garden City...

Plastic pollution: Group tasks Nigerians on behavioural change

The Foundation for a Better Environment (FABE) International has called for a positive behavioural change among Nigerians toward plastic pollution. Mrs Temitope Okunnu, the Founder...

UN Ocean Conference: Nigeria highlights efforts to tackle plastic pollution

Nigeria has pledged  commitment to reducing marine plastic pollution from land-based sources and activities. President Muhammadu Buhari, according to his spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, on...

Plastic pollution, a danger to human health, ecosystem

Over the years, the use of plastics has become common place in the lives of humans. From manufacturing to storage to cooking and other diverse...

Africa’s rural communities will be hardest hit by plastic pollution

Plastic waste in Africa is not just an urban issue, but also a rural one. Rural communities are almost always heavily dependent on natural...

Groups accuse Australia of rebranding plastic waste as refuse-derived fuel

A global environmental health network and its members in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines have criticised Australia’s exportation of plastic waste that has...

UNEA 5.2: Groups urge govts to negotiate for treaty addressing plastic pollution crisis

Philippine environmental groups working for a zero waste and toxics-free society have expressed support for a robust negotiation mandate as governments from over 190...

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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

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New Zealand’s largest city swamped as torrential rain hits

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