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Biodiversity: BirdLife flays outcome of Nairobi talks, clamours framework to curb species decline

Nature is in crisis and time is running out. The latest round of negotiations for a new Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) have just concluded...

DRC’s Independence Day: Activists call for fossil-free Virunga, protection of sensitive ecosystems

Ahead of the country’s Independence Day, climate activists in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are holding actions running from June 27 to 30,...

Stakeholders tag Nairobi biodiversity talks ‘a failure’

For the past week, negotiators from 195 states plus the EU met in Nairobi, Kenya to agree on text for a Global Biodiversity Framework...

NCF, IUCN explore measures to rescue Nigeria’s last wildcats

As human-wildlife conflicts, poaching, illegal grazing, and logging persists, and endangered species are left at the brink of extirpation or extinction, stakeholders are devising...

Elephants, biodiversity and climate change

The Elephant Protection Initiative’s (EPI) Friend of the Month for June 2022 is Moses Lesoloyia, from northern Kenya. Moses is Project Manager for the Milgis Trust,...

Ken Mwathe: Towards a new global commitment to save biodiversity

Nature is at a tipping point. Over the last century, human activities have destroyed nature at an alarming rate. The Global Assessment Report on...

Why we’re holding Mangrove Marathon, by promoters

Promoters of the Mangrove Marathon, a 10km awareness run, have said that the programme was informed by the desire to save mangroves from threats...

Ikeazor highlights Nigeria’s efforts in conserving environmental biodiversity

Minister of State for the Environment, Chief Sharon Ikeazor, has reaffirmed the commitment of the Federal Government towards promoting and boosting environmental conservation in...

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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...
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