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Monthly Archives: February, 2019

Germany decorates schools for commitment to sustainability, climate protection

Parliamentary State Secretary at Germany’s Federal Ministry for the Environment, Rita Schwarzelühr-Sutter, has honoured schools with outstanding "student companies" for their commitment to sustainability and climate protection. The...

Names of two very destructive typhoons delisted

Two typhoon names – Mangosteen and Rumbia – have been retired, due to the significant damage they caused in 2018, by a typhoon committee. The Typhoon Committee,...

Scientists urge countries to protect peatlands as part of climate strategies

Countries have been urged to protect vulnerable wetland ecosystems as part of their climate strategies, and to learn from each other’s experiences to sustainably manage them....

Former coal lobbyist confirmed as US’ top environmental official

The US Senate on Thursday, February 28, 2019 approved former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler to head the Environmental Protection Agency by a vote of 52 to...

American scientists devise ‘greener’ way to recycle plastic bottles

American scientists have developed what appears to be a more effective and greener way to recycle the single-use plastics made from a common polyester material. The greener...

China to aid control of desertification in eight countries

China plans to help control desertification along artery roads in eight Central Asian and African countries, said Zhang Jianlong, Director of the National Forestry and Grassland...

Why planning services should be rebranded, by expert

President, Association of Town Planning Consultants of Nigeria (ATOPCON), Mr Olaide Afolabi, has called for rebranding of the town planning services and products to enhance the...

Children living near green space less likely to develop mental health disorders – Study

Children who grow up near green space have up to 55 per cent less risk of developing various mental disorders later in life, a Danish...

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ACReSAL critical to lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty – Govt

The Federal Government says that the Agro-Climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACreSAL) project is critical to lifting 100 million...
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NCDC reports 24 new cases of monkeypox in one week

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 24 additional monkeypox cases in seven days from across 12...

Environmental experts decry lack of data on waste generation

Some experts in environmental protection and management have expressed worry over the lack of data on individual and household...

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ACReSAL critical to lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty – Govt

The Federal Government says that the Agro-Climatic Resilience in...

NCDC reports 24 new cases of monkeypox in one week

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported...