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Monthly Archives: January, 2019

Germany, Sierra Leone plan to treat plastic wastes in ships

Institute of Marine Biology and Oceanography, Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone are in partnership with Technolog Services Gmbh, Nehlsen Saubere Leistung and Bremen University...

Rainfall extremes are connected across continents, study finds

Extreme rainfall events in one city or region are connected to the same kind of events thousands of kilometers away, an international team of experts finds...

Climate-change response: More trees on farms in Southeast Asia

As the world grows hotter and the impact of a changing climate becomes increasingly severe, moves are underway in Southeast Asia to put more trees back...

Stakeholders call for massive investment in water infrastructure

Stakeholders participating in the National Summit on the Human Right to Water in Abuja on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 called for massive investment in water infrastructure...

We thoroughly scrutinise GMOs before granting permit – Biosafety agency

Director-General of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr Rufus Ebegba, says the agency scrutinises all genetically modified organisms (GMOs) before permission is granted for use. Ebegba...

Our children’s planet: What does their education have to do with climate change?

Our world is very different than our grandparent’s. In 1950, there were about 2.5 billion people; today, there are more than 7 billion. Overall, people are...

Ogoni clean-up: Stakeholders advocate holistic approach to process

Some stakeholders have called for holistic approach that will hasten the clean-up of Ogoni land and the Niger Delta in Nigeria. They made the call in...

Government urged to legislate use of less plastics for manufacturing

A don, Prof. Nasiru Idris, on Thursday, January 31, 2019 urged the Federal Government to legislate the use of less plastics by manufacturers for products packaging...

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Funders pledge $60.8m to protect the Mediterranean Sea

In a landmark move to safeguard the ecological integrity of the Mediterranean Sea, philanthropic organisations aim to contribute to the ambitious goal of protecting...
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Cameroon restates commitment to partner Nigeria on forestry, wildlife conservation

The government of Cameroon has restated its commitment to work closely with Nigeria to ensure effective implementation of policy...

Agriculture stakeholders recommend more investment in post-harvest management

Stakeholders in the agricultural sector have called for improved investment by government and private organisations in the area of...

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Funders pledge $60.8m to protect the Mediterranean Sea

In a landmark move to safeguard the ecological integrity...

Cameroon restates commitment to partner Nigeria on forestry, wildlife conservation

The government of Cameroon has restated its commitment to...
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