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Monthly Archives: March, 2019

Asian nations commit to act against illegal trade in wildlife

Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have expressed a strong commitment to addressing wildlife crime as a serious transnational organised crime, and...

IUCN, IOC unveil guide to help stadiums minimise impact on nature

A guide designed to help integrate biodiversity considerations into new sports venues, minimising their impacts on nature and delivering conservation benefits, has been released by the...

Minister clamours improved budgetary allocation for environment sector

The Minister of Environment, Suleiman Hassan Zarma, has appealed for improved budgetary allocation to the environmental sector to facilitate the execution of more intervention programmes and...

Urgency, appropriateness of climate response

In 1973, following the publication of Dr Fritz Schumacher’s widely acclaimed “Small is Beautiful”, the world’s attention was drawn to Schumacher’s concerns that the prevalent “big...

UNDP executes projects, develops recovery data base in Borno

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) says it has developed a Recovery Data-Base to fast track sustainable humanitarian interventions in Borno State. Ms Eno Jonathan,...

Over 150 children undergoing treatment for lead poisoning in Zamfara

The Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), an international non-governmental organisation (NGO), says no fewer than 150 children affected with lead poisoning in Zamfara State are still undergoing...

Anambra has over 1,000 gully erosion sites, says govt

Anambra State Commissioner for Works, Chief Marcel Ifejiofor, on Friday, March 29, 2019 disclosed that there were more than 1,000 active erosion sites scattered across the...

General Assembly high-level meeting urges climate ambition

Just over a decade is all that remains to stop irreversible damage from climate change, world leaders heard recently at a General Assembly high‑level meeting on...

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Fire outbreak: Dangote Refinery raises environmental risks concerns

On June 26, 2024, Nigeria witnessed a fire outbreak at the Dangote Refinery and Petrochemicals Company in the Lekki...
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Why Lagos’ waste crisis needs more than a waste-to-energy plant

Lagos, Nigeria's economic powerhouse, is grappling with a waste management crisis. State governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu recently announced a partnership...

GCF approves Nigerian bank, $1bn of climate finance for developing countries

The 39th Board meeting of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) has concluded in South Korea with a landmark approval...

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Fire outbreak: Dangote Refinery raises environmental risks concerns

On June 26, 2024, Nigeria witnessed a fire outbreak...

Why Lagos’ waste crisis needs more than a waste-to-energy plant

Lagos, Nigeria's economic powerhouse, is grappling with a waste...
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