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Fruits, vegetables crucial for healthy lives, sustainable world, says Guterres

The United Nations is marking 2021 as the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables, spotlighting their vital role in human nutrition and food security,...

Abuja named cleanest city, Akwa Ibom cleanest state

Clean-Up Nigeria (CUN), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 announced Abuja city as the cleanest city, while Akwa Ibom emerged the...

Plateau partners private firm to establish cassava bio-fuel plant

The Plateau State Government is partnering with CONTEC Global Ltd. to establish a cassava bio-fuel plant in the southern zone of the state. Gov. Simon...

EU bans plastic waste exports to poor countries

The EU will ban the export of plastic waste from the bloc to poor countries effective from January 1, 2021, it said on Tuesday,...

CODE appoints Agbor Acting Chair as Babayemi exits Board Chair

Connected Development (CODE) announced on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 that its Chair, Board of Trustees, Oludotun Babayemi, has officially resigned from his two-year exceptional...

NOSDRA underscores need for contingency plan to respond to oil spills

The Director-General, National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA), Mr Idris Musa, has underscored the need for a good contingency plan to effectively...

Group collaborates with Ondo on forest restoration

An environment non-governmental organisation (NGO), Urban Tree Revival Initiative (UTRI), and the Ondo State Ministry of Natural Resources are collaborating towards restoring forests and...

Côte d’Ivoire designates Grand Bereby site as nation’s first Marine Protected Area

Côte d’Ivoire has erected the greater city of Grand-Béréby as the country's first Marine Protected Area (MPA), according to Dr. Joseph Séka Seka, the...

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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...