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Yearly Archives: 2018

Ivory sales ban becomes law in UK

What is widely considered one of the world’s toughest bans on ivory sales became law in the UK on Thursday, December 20 as the Ivory...

GEF Council approves first work programme of new funding cycle

The 55th Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council meeting wrapped up on Thursday, December 20 2018 following the approval of its first work programme under its new, four-year investment cycle,...

Biosafety agency not established to stop GMOs, says director

The leadership of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) says the agency was established to ensure the safety of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), not to stop...

Ghanaian media takes on fight against open defecation

To the media, reporting on issues is usually the normal drill. But when media professionals decide to stick out their necks on an issue by taking...

UN General Assembly endorses Global Compact for Migration

The UN General Assembly on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 in New York endorsed the adoption of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular...

Scrutinising the Katowice UN climate conference

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), in an analysis of the the 24th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP24) to the...

How poachers undermine vulture conservation efforts in Nigeria

Innovation in the cryptic world of spiritual science is defining the expansion of indigenous knowledge on vultures as raw materials for belief-based arts. The unintended consequences...

EU agrees to ban throw-away plastics to limit ocean pollution

Throw-away plastic items such as straws and polystyrene cups will be banned in the European Union by 2021, EU officials agreed on Wednesday, December...

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Rights defenders in Nigeria, across West Africa still subject to harassment, arrests

Research by the Green Advocates International and the Mano River Union Civil Society Natural Rights and the Governance Platform...
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US Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday, June 30, 2022, sharply cut back the Environmental Protection Agency’s...

UN-Habitat’s ‘World Cities Report 2022’ urges cities on climate action

A new United Nations report says an increase in extreme weather events and natural disasters like flooding, heatwaves and...

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Rights defenders in Nigeria, across West Africa still subject to harassment, arrests

Research by the Green Advocates International and the Mano...

US Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday,...