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Yearly Archives: 2021

Rail stations, roads submerged in massive China flooding

Unusually heavy rains and massive flooding have hit China’s Henan province, bursting the banks of rivers, overwhelming the public transport system and upending lives...

UNESCO says DRC’s Salonga National Park is no longer endangered

Africa's largest protected rainforest, Salonga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has been removed from UNESCO’s lists of threatened sites, with...

Activists laud move to remove Salonga National Park from List of World Heritage in Danger

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) on Monday, July 19, 2021 announced that the Salonga National Park in the Democratic Republic...

WHO, WFP inaugurate innovative project on emergency health facilities

The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have launched a new project to improve emergency response to health crises. In a...

Ekwueme Federal Varsity to plant 100,000 trees

The Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State, is to plant more than 100,000 fast growing timbers by 2022, thereby creating as a source...

UK bans combustion engine trucks by 2040 under Transport Decarbonisation Plan

The UK government has provided its most comprehensive plan yet for fully decarbonising transport by 2050 and plans to end sale of all combustion...

Solar Impulse’s legacy taken one step further

When they achieved the first solar electric flight around the world in Solar Impulse 2, Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg had to take turns...

Taming population explosion via access to safe family planning methods

The World Population Day marked on every July 11 aims at increasing awareness on various population issues such as the importance of family planning,...

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Nigeria to ban ozone depleting refrigerators, air conditioners by 2023

The Federal Government of Nigeria says it will ban all substances that are not ozone-friendly in accordance with the...
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EU companies in China pledge to help Beijing with climate goals

European companies have pledged to help China cut emissions, according to a report published by the European Union (EU)...

COP27 to open a day earlier than initially scheduled

The 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP27) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...

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Nigeria to ban ozone depleting refrigerators, air conditioners by 2023

The Federal Government of Nigeria says it will ban...

EU companies in China pledge to help Beijing with climate goals

European companies have pledged to help China cut emissions,...