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EU members on course for 2020 greenhouse gas emission target

 The European Union is on course to achieve its 2020 target of reducing greenhouse gases by one-fifth compared to 1990 levels, the bloc’s environmental...

Convicted wildlife offenders tell their side of the story

A non-governmental organisation working globally on trade in wild animals and plants, TRAFFIC, has said that it obtained valuable new insights into the organisation,...

Ghanaian environmentalist wins 2020 Goldman Environmental Prize

A Ghanaian environmental champion, Ezekiel Chibeze, has been announced as the recipient of the Goldman Environmental Prize 2020, citing his commitment to pushing for...

UNEP implements low emissions mobility scheme in Lagos

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is implementing a No and Low Emission Transport project, which aims to promote a global transition to no-...

Fresh oil spill in Bayelsa pollutes creek, communities

Officials of the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) have disclosed that what looks like an extensive oil spill occurred in the...

Assessing Burkina Faso’s greenhouse gas monitoring, reporting and verification system

Effectively launched in 2020, the MRV project is nationally supported by the Ministry of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change of the Republic of...

Climate case against 33 countries clears major hurdle at European court

The European Court of Human Rights announced on Monday, November 30, 2020 its decision to green-light a first-of-its-kind climate case against 33 countries. Its...

Lagos, Dakar under focus as UNEP adopts clean electric bus initiative

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is promoting a transition to zero / low emissions mobility, for better air quality and climate change mitigation....

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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...