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Yearly Archives: 2017

Indonesia’s Sinabung volcano sends hot gas in latest eruption

Mount Sinabung spewed searing gas more than four kilometres down its slopes on Indonesia’s island of Sumatra on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 as steam and dark...

40 homes evacuated as bushfire threatens Melbourne suburb

Forty homes were evacuated during a bushfire that broke out in a Melbourne nature reserve on Wednesday, December 27, 2017. In hot windy conditions the...

Identifying causes of maternal, infant mortality

In spite of its enormous benefits, medical personnel believe that some women care less about antenatal clinic attendance. Aisha Usman, 28, and few others share...

Nigeria to host international conference on Lake Chad

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved an international conference in Nigeria on saving the Lake Chad and revitalise its basin’s ecosystem for sustainable livelihood, security...

Disasters spur climate action coherence in Caribbean

Green Climate Fund (GCF) consultations in the Caribbean have found a recent spate of destructive hurricanes is adding urgency to regional efforts enhancing climate...

Dust haze in reduced visibility to prevail on Wednesday – NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted dust haze weather conditions in horizontal visibility range of one to three kilometres over the central states...

Tackling Nigeria’s sanitation challenges

By most accounts, Nigeria has been facing serious sanitation challenges, even after almost 60 years of political independence. Sanitation experts moan that many cities and...

Environment contributes 80% to children’s IQ – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 says 80 per cent of children’s IQ is derived from the environment. Mrs Swadchet...

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Association promises improved PSP services in waste management

The Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAMN) has assured that private sector participants (PSP) operators in Lagos State...
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Climate action impossible without trust – Espinosa

Speaking to G7 climate, energy and environment ministers on Thursday, May 26, 2022, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia...

New funding announced to protect biodiversity in UK overseas territories

Threatened species across the UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs) are set to benefit from £6.4 million government funding announced. Green turtles...

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Association promises improved PSP services in waste management

The Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAMN) has...

Climate action impossible without trust – Espinosa

Speaking to G7 climate, energy and environment ministers on...