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Monthly Archives: June, 2016

Family planning linked with improved environmental outcomes

A collaborative international assessment of hundreds of peer-reviewed scientific papers published since 2005 finds significant, albeit indirect, evidence that access to voluntary family planning...

DHL delivers Czech-born rhino Eliska to Tanzania

To ensure maximum comfort and minimal travel time, DHL provided a dedicated Boeing 757-200 freighter to transport female eastern black rhino Eliska from Czech...

Smart City Lagos: Necessity of the time (2)

In my previous article published in EnviroNews Nigeria edition of Sunday, June 26, 2016, I touched on the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between...

Save Great Barrier Reef, Australian leader, Turnbull, told

A group of civil society leaders from India to the USA on Wednesday 29 June, 2016 called in an open letter to the Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, to...

Lagos urged to shift stand on water privatisation

Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has asked the Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Obasa Mudashiru, to side with Lagos...

Why biosafety law should be repealed, GMOs permits overturned, by activists

Activists Nnimmo Bassey (Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation – HOMEF), Mariann Bassey-Orovwuje (Food Sovereignty Manager/Coordinator ERA/FoEN and FoE International) and Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour (Convener...

Greenpeace demands retailer’s total commitment to renewable energy

Greenpeace on Tuesday made a formal marriage proposal to Pick n Pay, calling on the retailer to commit to a 100% renewable energy future, and...

Carbon emissions from 2015 fires in Southeast Asia greatest since 1997

A new study of the forest and peatland fires that burned across maritime Southeast Asia in 2015 has found that the carbon emissions were the largest...

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Workers lament difficulty in accessing housing loans

Civil servants in the South-South have expressed disappointment over the difficulty in accessing housing loans from the Federal Mortgage...
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Civil servants call for reform of National Housing Fund

Some civil servants in the South-East of Nigeria have called for the reform of the National Housing Fund (NHF)...

Tests in German lagoon provide no answers to Oder fish die-off

First extensive testing of water in a lagoon fed by the Oder River where tonnes of fish died has...

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Workers lament difficulty in accessing housing loans

Civil servants in the South-South have expressed disappointment over...

Civil servants call for reform of National Housing Fund

Some civil servants in the South-East of Nigeria have...