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Monthly Archives: October, 2016

COP22 will unite decision, action

President of COP22, Salaheddine Mezouar, has said that the COP in Marrakech next month will be a union of decision and action. He made...

Labour and climate change: Implication of policies and action

Nnimmo Bassey, Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), at the public presentation of Nigeria Labour Congress’ Climate Change Policy in Abuja on Monday...

How behavioural change can protect Nigeria’s wildlife

Nigeria’s wildlife reserve is facing threat of depletion due to continued illegal hunting and smuggling, thus denying the country huge revenue in tourism, as...

Sub-sectoral guidelines for merger, as Nigeria reviews environment policy

“As we strive to validate the draft Policy, we must ensure that all existing sub-sectoral policies are subsumed into the new National Environmental Policy....

Lead-contaminated paints sold in developing regions, report finds

Latest advancement in science and technology. A report, “Global Lead Paint Report”, released this week by the International POPs Elimination Network (IPEN), found that...

Shipping industry urged to help meet Paris goals

The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), a pioneering coalition of companies from across the global shipping industry, has set out what it believes are the required...

Women promote inclusion in New Urban Agenda

The Women Assembly brought together grassroot women, gender champions, representatives from civil society, academia, international organisations and UN agencies to discuss the empowerment of...

Planners endorse city climate publication

The International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) last week in Quito became the latest of 46 partners to endorse the “Guiding Principles for City...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported cases of COVID-19 have increased by nearly 30 per cent...
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Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs to plant over 350 million trees annually to check deforestation. Director-General,...

Uganda urges UN refugee agency to support environmental protection drive

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has urged the United Nations to support the country’s environmental protection efforts by providing refugees...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported...

Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs...