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Monthly Archives: July, 2019

Drought hits 570,000 residents in central China

More than 570,000 people in central China’s Hunan Province have been affected by drought, resulting from heatwaves and a lack of rainfall while other areas have...

11 dead, around 6,000 hospitalised as heatwave scorches Japan

Eleven people were killed and nearly 6,000 hospitalised in Japan due to heat-related illnesses last week, the government said on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. The heatwave saw...

5,000 lawsuits filed against Bayer weedkiller pesticide in three months

German chemicals giant, Bayer, is facing 5,000 more lawsuits in the U.S. against its subsidiary Monsanto due to its potentially carcinogenic pesticide Roundup, the company said...

Ondo solar power beneficiaries to pay N500 monthly billing

Beneficiaries of the stand-alone solar power in Upare and Igbobini communities in Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State are to pay N200 to N500 monthly...

Nigeria joins initiative to protect pollinators, endorses action plan

Nigeria has taken a major step towards developing a pathway for pollinator protection by aligning with a global initiative to make the dream a...

GMOs: Why we should protect our land, food security

For every time Stanley Meets Mutesa  as described by David Ribadu, from the pre-colonial days till recently, the story ends with Africa opening up her doors to...

Unsustainable fishing, hunting drive iconic species to extinction

Overfishing has pushed two families of rays to the brink of extinction, while hunting for bushmeat and habitat loss have led to the decline of seven...

MDAs charged on climate mitigation projects for third Green Bond

The Federal Ministry of Environment has charged Ministry, Department and Agencies (MDAs) to identify projects that could be funded by Green Bond (GB) to mitigate negative...

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Group to enlighten community on waste to wealth

Good Deeds, a global movement of people dedicated to doing good, is to sensitise Abakpa community of Kaduna metropolis...
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World Gorilla Day: 10 reasons to save gorillas

Gorillas are gentle giants and display many human-like behaviours and emotions, such as laughter and sadness. In fact, gorillas...

Vanuatu makes historic call for treaty to end fossil fuel era

Vanuatu on Friday, September 23, 2022, called on other nations to join them in establishing a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation...

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Group to enlighten community on waste to wealth

Good Deeds, a global movement of people dedicated to...

World Gorilla Day: 10 reasons to save gorillas

Gorillas are gentle giants and display many human-like behaviours...