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Monthly Archives: August, 2016

US creates world’s largest marine reserve

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has welcomed the establishment by US President Barack Obama of the largest nature reserve in...

Water ministers launch monitoring system portal

Global attention at the ongoing World Water Week in Stockholm shifted to Africa on Wednesday as the continent launched its trail-blazing web-based monitoring and...

Map unveils how climate change will induce animal migration

Global warming over the next century means that species will move (animal migration will occur) to cooler climates, but manmade barriers often stand in...

Nice Airport achieves carbon neutrality

Nice Airport has become the first carbon neutral airport in France following certification by the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme Nice Côte d’Azur Airport, France’s third busiest...

Natural gas expected to emit more GHGs than coal

The U.S. is expected to reach a major carbon emissions milestone this year: For the first time, carbon dioxide emissions from burning natural gas...

Insurers urge G20 to stop funding fossil fuels

Multi-national insurers with more than $1.2 trillion in assets under management have urged governments to commit to phasing out fossil fuel subsides by 2020...

Thai students win 2016 Stockholm Junior Water Prize with water retention device

Three students from Thailand – Sureeporn Triphetprapa, Thidarat Phianchat and Kanjana Komkla – received the 2016 Stockholm Junior Water Prize on Monday for their...

Desertification: Sokoto to plant 1 million trees

As a way of tackling desertification in Sokoto State, Governor Aminu Tambuwal has disclosed that government has raised one million different varieties of seedlings...

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Varsity signs MoU with Nigeria’s biosafety agency on biosafety courses

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Federal University of Petroleum...
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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...

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)...

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Varsity signs MoU with Nigeria’s biosafety agency on biosafety courses

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has signed a...

Workers lament difficulty in accessing housing loans

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