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Monthly Archives: May, 2020

IPCC extends Working Group I literature cut-off date

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has extended the cut-off date for scientific literature to be included in the contribution to the Sixth...

Monkeys steal coronavirus blood samples in India

A troop of monkeys in India attacked a medical official and snatched away blood samples of patients who had tested positive for the novel...

Environmentalists canvass enforcement of ecosystem laws

Some environmentalists on Friday, May 29, 2020 called on Federal and State Governments to enforce the environmental laws to sustain the ecosystem. The environmental stakeholders...

China excludes clean coal projects from list eligible for green bonds

China has excluded “clean coal” from a list of projects eligible for green bonds, according to long-awaited new draft guidelines published by the central...

Clearing up Nigeria’s beaches is a community project

Nigeria has the worst level of air pollution in Africa and has been ranked 4th worst in the world. Unless there are changes made,...

Climate action must continue despite COP26 delay, say experts

The Bureau of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) on Thursday, May 28, 2020 announced...

Govts commit to take forward vital work to tackle climate change in 2020

At a virtual meeting on Thursday, May 28, 2020, the Bureau of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC committed to take forward...

Face masks ‘79% effective’ in slowing COVID-19 spread at home

Wearing face masks at home can prevent pre-symptomatic transmission of the new coronavirus in households, according to a new study published in the British Medical Journal. The...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported cases of COVID-19 have increased by nearly 30 per cent...
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Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs to plant over 350 million trees annually to check deforestation. Director-General,...

Uganda urges UN refugee agency to support environmental protection drive

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has urged the United Nations to support the country’s environmental protection efforts by providing refugees...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported...

Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs...