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Monthly Archives: December, 2015

Scientists link UK floods, extreme global weather to El Nino, climate change

Scientists say flooding in Britain, record US temperatures and Australian wildfires are linked to El Niño, making effects of man-made climate change worse From some...

Photos: UK hit by worst floods in decades

The United Kingdom has of recent experienced intense downpours, leading to rivers bursting their banks and leaving hundreds of homes submerged in floodwater. Residents...

UN decorates Nigerian journalist for outstanding humanitarian reporting

A Nigerian journalist, Augustina Armstrong-Ogbonna, has been awarded the United Nations Foundation Gold Prize for Development and Humanitarian Reporting. Armstrong-Ogbonna, a freelance journalist with Radio...

Great Green Wall: How Nigeria lags behind

Nigeria’s low level of success with the Great Green Wall project has been attributed to a lack of political will. Coordinator of the Great Green...

Nigeria may create trust fund for biodiversity protection

A National Biodiversity Trust Fund may be created to aid the protection and conservation of biological diversity in the country. This idea was mooted recently...

Somalia is world’s most vulnerable to climate change, says report

Somalia is the country most vulnerable to the impact of climate change, according to Notre Dame University’s Global Adaptation Index. The index assesses 177 economies...

SPDC wins 2015 PETAN Local Content Operator Award

The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has won the 2015 Local Content Operator of the Year Award by the Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria...

Photos: Amina Mohammed continues tour of degraded sites nationwide

Following the tour of climate change impacted sites in Lagos on Tuesday (December 15, 2015), Environment Minister, Mrs Amina Mohammed, has continued her nationwide...

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Zambian president seeks solution to southern Africa drought

Zambian President, Hakainde Hichilema, has called on southern African countries to use their resources to help countries affected by...
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GreenWaka, carbon literacy project collaborate to accelerate Nigeria’s just transition

In an attempt to assist Nigeria in realising its just-transition goal, the GreenWaka and Carbon Literacy Project (CLP) have...

Why govt should put on hold resumption of oil exploration in Ogoniland – Groups

Concerned about what it considers as the neglect of key issues around ecological and social justice amid plans to...

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Zambian president seeks solution to southern Africa drought

Zambian President, Hakainde Hichilema, has called on southern African...
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