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Yearly Archives: 2021

Report flays ‘net zero’ climate pledges, questions their credibility

Amid virtual discussions of the UN climate treaty, a new report shines a light on how polluting industries are pushing a “net zero” agenda...

Campaigners react as TC Energy terminates Keystone XL pipeline project

TC Energy Corporation has confirmed that it will terminate the Keystone XL pipeline project. The announcement, made on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, comes five months after...

Nigeria earns €1m from sale of carbon credits

The Group General Manager, National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS), Mr Bala Wunti, says Nigeria has earned over €1 million from sale of carbon...

Reps call for independent evaluation of Lagos underground water pollution

Respite may be on the way for residents of Akoka in Lagos as the House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions has called for...

No more room for illegal wildlife trade, says govt

The Conservator General, National Park Service, Dr Ibrahim Goni, says there is no more room for illegal wildlife trade in the country as offenders...

Children activists champion fight against climate change

Four children climate activists of the Royal Palm International College in Ilorin, Kwara State, have inaugurated “Return the Green Club”, an initiative to bring...

Govt urged to develop 10-year ecosystem restoration roadmap

An NGO, the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth (ERA/FoN), on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 called on the Federal Government to develop a 10-year...

Centre introduces grant to bridge gender imbalance in natural resources management

African Centre for Leadership, Strategy and Development (Centre LSD) on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 introduced grant to, among other things, empower women and bridge...

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Earth dam: ACReSAL makes case for Kwara community

The Agro-Climatic Resilence Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) team has called for re-channelisation and construction of an earth dam for irrigation...
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New Minamata Convention amendment protects children from amalgam use

The Children’s Amendment to the amalgam reduction requirement of the Minamata Convention on Mercury entered into force on Friday,...

Pakistan braces for worst flooding in decades as monsoon rains loom

Pakistan braces for worst flooding in decades as heavy monsoon rains may submerge cities and cause rivers to burst...

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Earth dam: ACReSAL makes case for Kwara community

The Agro-Climatic Resilence Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) team has called...

New Minamata Convention amendment protects children from amalgam use

The Children’s Amendment to the amalgam reduction requirement of...