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Monthly Archives: July, 2015

‘Cecil was symbol of conservation in Zimbabwe’

The Earth Day Network has taken up a campaign to convince the government of Zimbabwe to stop issuing hunting permits that result in thousands...

Groups seek inquiry into modern day slavery on Malaysia plantations

Coalition of NGOs calls on the RSPO, Malaysian government and international buyers for an open investigation into The Wall Street Journal’s findings On the heels...

‘Land grabbing prevalent in food insecure countries’

The increasing trend of international land grabbing – when governments and private firms invest in or purchase large tracts of land in other countries...

UN: Human traffickers are exploiting global crises

In this era of numerous crises and troubles, the UN is commemorating the 2015 World Day Against Trafficking in Persons to warn that no...

Cecil: Poachers slay five endangered elephants in Kenya

While the world mourned Cecil, the 13-year-old lion that was allegedly shot by an American hunter in Zimbabwe, an even more devastating poaching incident was...

China to place restrictions on hazardous substances in cars

China will prohibit the use of six hazardous substances in passenger vehicles from 1 January 2016. A mandatory standard is being implemented as part...

Renewable energy scheme to boost Kenya’s power grid

Project follows a successful run of more than $2.5 billion worth of booked orders across Africa in the last year General Electric (GE) Africa has...

Too much rain threatening our yield, vegetable farmers lament

The heavy rain in recent time is resulting in flooded farmlands and smallholder vegetable farmers in Ojo area of Lagos have been counting their...

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UN body set to implement vital carbon credit mechanism

The United Nations Body charged with implementing a new carbon crediting mechanism under the Paris Agreement has expedited plans...
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Hurricanes and power grids: Eliminating large-scale outages with new approach

Large scale-power outages caused by tropical cyclones can be prevented almost entirely if a small but critical set of...

Nigeria’ll need $4bn to go fully green by 2050, says ECN D-G

The Director-General, Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN), Dr Mustapha Abdullahi, says Nigeria will need the $4 billion to go...

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UN body set to implement vital carbon credit mechanism

The United Nations Body charged with implementing a new...

Hurricanes and power grids: Eliminating large-scale outages with new approach

Large scale-power outages caused by tropical cyclones can be...