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LASWA, group sensitise boat operators, passengers on menace of plastic pollution in Badagry

The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), in conjunction with Green Janitors Sustainable Initiative, on Friday, January 13, 2023, held a sensitisation programme for boat...

Investigation raises concerns over plastic waste accumulation on shores of Africa’s Rift Valley lakes

An investigation into the concentration of microplastics in some Africa Rift Valley lakes has found no traces of microplastics there. However, the plastic wastes...

Group builds toilets with waste plastic bottles to tackle pollution, open defecation

A group of environmental rights campaigners has announced a plan to launch their Plastic Eco-friendly Toilet (PET) project in response to the practice of...

INC-1: Groups rally govts to turn off the tap on plastics

Various environmental groups voiced their hopes for an ambitious treaty as governments assembled in Punta del Este, Uruguay, for the first session of the...

Employing clean-up intervention to evacuate plastic waste: An NGO initiative in Plateau

Mrs Ladi Anthony, a dry season farmer in Mazah community located in Jos North Local Government of Plateau State in Nigeria, has been experiencing...

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...

Why Rwanda leads Africa in plastic waste management

The production, use and disposal of plastics pose the biggest challenge in waste management. While individual governments have instituted legislative measures and even signed...

Over 1,000 tons of mismanaged plastics removed from polluted coastlines

Through a certified plastic credit system, an initiative known as TONTOTON says it was able to remove over 1,000 tons of mismanaged plastic wastes...

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