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Yearly Archives: 2020

UNEP calls for better human waste management in Africa

The UN Environment (UNEP) on Thursday, November 19, 2020 called for better human waste management in Africa, saying poor sanitation poses major health, environmental...

Govt seeks collaborative approach to sustainable, resilient urbanisation

The Federal Government has called for a collaborative approach toward acheving a sustainable and resilient urban development in the country. The Minister of Works and...

World Toilet Day: Toilets vital in fight against climate change impact, infectious diseases – WaterAid

Living without a toilet endangers the health and livelihoods of the world’s most vulnerable people – and the risk of living without proper sanitation...

Nigeria to harness cultural heritage in action against climate change – ICOMOS

The National Committee of the International Committee for Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS-Nigeria) says it will lead a project to harness cultural heritage to support...

WHO announces end of 11th Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 announced the end of the 11th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the...

Ogoni women, Saro-Wiwa’s legacy and the clean-up process

No fewer than 411,803. A landmass spanning 1,050-square-kilometres. Some, if not most of them, in huts and mud houses for homes, without light and...

Global attention on neglected diseases advocated at African science journalists’ conference

The fourth African Conference of Science Journalists (ACSJ IV) is underway virtually, on the theme: “Bolstering the Role of Science Journalism during a Pandemic...

Green Climate Fund Board approves $1bn for climate action

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board has given a major boost to climate finance for developing countries with the approval of over $1 billion...

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Association promises improved PSP services in waste management

The Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAMN) has assured that private sector participants (PSP) operators in Lagos State...
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Climate action impossible without trust – Espinosa

Speaking to G7 climate, energy and environment ministers on Thursday, May 26, 2022, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia...

New funding announced to protect biodiversity in UK overseas territories

Threatened species across the UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs) are set to benefit from £6.4 million government funding announced. Green turtles...

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Association promises improved PSP services in waste management

The Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAMN) has...

Climate action impossible without trust – Espinosa

Speaking to G7 climate, energy and environment ministers on...