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Images: WWF at Global Climate Action Summit

World Wildlife Fund

Leaders in business, local government, and from across communities have continued to step up around climate action. Under the umbrella of the 30×30 Forest, Food and Land Challenge, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and over 100 NGOs, businesses, state and local governments, indigenous groups and communities at the recently held Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco, California, issued ...

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Images: De-risking renewable energy power sector

Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) For Renewable Energy

The Federal Ministry of Environment is collaborating with UNDP-GEF (United Nations Development Programme – Global Environment Facility) De-risking Renewable Energy NAMA (Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action) for the Power Sector Project to ensure effectiveness and sustainability of investment in Renewable Energy Sector. One of the objectives of the collaboration, according to the project promoters, is to achieve a transformation in the ...

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Images: Lagos cleans up Ibeshe waterfront

Ibeshe Waterfront

On Thursday, September 6, 2018, officials of the Lagos State Government, traditional rulers, private sector players and other stakeholders embarked on the clean-up of the waterfront at Ibeshe in Ikorodu.  

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Images: When floods ravaged Abeokuta

Abeokuta flooding

About four hours of heavy rainfall in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State in Nigeria, on Saturday, July 14, 2018 resulted in unprecedented flooding such that streets, vehicles and entire buildings were inundated.

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Images: Green Bonds Week holds in Lagos, Abuja

Nigerian Green Bond Market Development Programme

The Nigeria Green Bonds Week held in Lagos and Abuja from Monday, June 4 to Thursday, June 7, 2018. The event started with the Training Day with regulators in Abuja on Monday, on to the Roundtables discussing climate and investment, and was rounded up with Thursday’s formal launch of Green Bond Market Development in Lagos.    

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Images: When Shell delegation visited NGPTC

Shell Gas

The Shell Nigeria Gas leadership team recently paid a visit to the Nigeria Gas Processing and Transport Company (NGPTC) in Warri, Delta State, South-South Nigeria.

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Images: Delegates hold ‘Talanoa Dialogue’ at Bonn climate talks

Talanoa Dialogue - Bua

On Sunday, May 6, 2018, seven Talanoa groups (“Talanoas”) met in an informal setting as part of the Talanoa Dialogue during the intercessional UN climate negotiations session in Bonn, Germany. Launched at the Fiji / Bonn Climate Change Conference in November 2017 (COP 23), the Dialogue is a global conversation about efforts to combat climate change, involving both UNFCCC parties ...

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Images: Global challenges of plastic pollution

Plastic bottle scavengers

A simple walk on any beach, anywhere, and the plastic waste spectacle is present. All over the world the statistics are ever growing; indeed, staggeringly. Tons of plastic debris is discarded every year, everywhere, polluting lands, rivers, coasts, beaches, and oceans. Plastic debris can vary in size from large containers, fishing nets to microscopic plastic pellets or even particles. Environmentalists have long denounced plastic as ...

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Images: Shell Nigeria Gas visits manufacturers association

Shell Nigeria Gas

A team of the Shell Nigeria Gas leadership recently paid a visit to Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) offices at Ikeja in Lagos. A major topic of discussion was Nigeria’s industrialisation through domestic gas utilisation. EnviroNews presents images of the event.

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Images: Faces at the Bamako Convention COP2

Anne Désirée Ouloto

The Second Session of the Conference of the Parties to the Bamako Convention (COP2) held from Tuesday, January 30 to Thursday, February 1, 2018 in Abidjan, the capital city of Cote d’Ivoire. The conference had “The Bamako Convention: a platform for a pollution-free Africa” as its theme. COP2 provided a platform for African nations to discuss ways and means of ...

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