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Yearly Archives: 2021

UNESCO marks 50th anniversary of biosphere preservation

UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has commemorated the 50th anniversary of its Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB), created in 1971 to...

WHO will miss global 40% vaccination target

The World Health Organisation (WHO) will miss its target to vaccinate 40 per cent of the population in every country by the end of...

Stakeholders call for sensitisation on dangers of e-waste

Some e-waste management stakeholders have urged governments at all levels to intensify public awareness on dangers inherent in mishandling of e-waste. The stakeholders gave the advice in an interview on...

Germany promotes sustainable glass production with €9.9m

The Federal Environment Ministry of Germany has announced that it is funding a project that supports sustainable glass production in Bavaria with around €9.9 million....

Richard Steiner: Why Nembe must catalyse new paradigm of oil responsibility in Nigeria

The recent catastrophic oil and gas blowout at Nembe, Bayelsa State, again tragically highlights the continuing failures of oil management in Nigeria. The Nembe blowout...

COP26 defined by ‘reinvigorated multilateralism’

Last month’s UN Climate Change Conference, COP26, held in Glasgow was defined by a “reinvigorated multilateralism”, a top UN official said recently during an...

Group inaugurates project to advance climate justice

A non-governmental organisation, Global Initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem Preservation (GIFSEP), has inaugurated a project in Nasarawa State to advance climate justice and...

Nembe oil spill: Bayelsa faults Aiteo, regulators on sabotage claim

The Bayelsa Government Technical Committee on the November 5 oil leak at Oil Mining Lease (OML) 29 in Nembe on Sunday, December 26, 2021...

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Artists, activists raise awareness on dangers of oil exploration in Virunga National Park

Artists, musicians, poets, community members and climate activists on Thursday, December 8, 2022, in Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic...
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2023: UN agencies warn again of hunger in West, Central Africa

The UN agencies say the number of hungry people in West and Central Africa can reach a record high...

2023: Vote candidates who will tackle gas flaring – Stakeholders

Stakeholders in the gas industry have said that, as the 2023 general election approaches, the electorate should vote for...

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Artists, activists raise awareness on dangers of oil exploration in Virunga National Park

Artists, musicians, poets, community members and climate activists on...

2023: UN agencies warn again of hunger in West, Central Africa

The UN agencies say the number of hungry people...