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Yearly Archives: 2021

Beyond COP26: CSOs want NDC prioritised to accelerate climate action

The search for a solution on how to help Nigeria achieve its net-zero emission targets by 2060 has made a coalition of civil society...

Abidjan Convention’s COP13 explores ‘Ocean Governance’ in Africa

Due to the prevailing health situation, the Abidjan Convention Secretariat has disclosed that its Thirteenth Conference of Parties (COP13), originally scheduled to hold in...

NAMA conducts simulation on volcanic ash eruption to recertify Abuja airport

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) on Saturday, December 11, 2021 conducted a mock exercise on volcanic eruption for the recertification of Nnamdi Azikiwe...

GEF clocks 30, approves $200m to address pollution, climate change, COVID-19

The Global Environment Facility’s member governments, meeting on its 30th anniversary, approved new funding to keep advancing international conservation priorities through the pandemic and...

Govts reject rushed timeline for ocean mining regulations

Member states attending the International Seabed Authority (ISA) meeting in Kingston, Jamaica, this week have rejected a call by the body’s Secretary-General to adopt...

Nnimmo Bassey: Time for a Peoples’ COP

THE 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) took place from October 31 to November 13,...

Bonn becomes first German city to endorse Fossil Fuel Non Proliferation Treaty

Bonn’s city council has endorsed the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty, a global initiative that aims to address the source of 80% of the CO2...

Nigeria needs gas for accelerated industrial development – NGA president

Managing Director, Shell Nigeria Gas and President, Nigerian Gas Association, Ed Ubong, has called for urgent strategy to grow Nigeria’s capacity in the gas sub-sector....

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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...