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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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Images: Concern as refuse litters Lagos streets

Lagos refuse

Who will clear the heaps of refuse littering the streets of Lagos, the Centre of Excellence? That appears to be question on the lips of almost all Lagosians as residents express concern over the implications of the recent development. Medical practitioners are worried at the spreading heaps of refuse, saying it could lead to outbreak of epidemic in the state. ...

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Images: Faces at Federal Environment Ministry’s 2018 Management Retreat

Ibrahim Usman Jibril

The 2018 Management Retreat for Directors and Heads of Agencies and Projects of the Federal Ministry of Environment holds in Kaduna, Kaduna State from Monday, January 8 to Wednesday, January 10, 2018. The event has “Re-dedication to the implementation of Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) and Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)” as its theme. The retreat is being held with the ...

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Images: NCF fetes partners at 2017 Green Ball

Chief Ede Dafinone

Foremost environment watchdog, the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), on Saturday, November 18, 2017 held a charity fundraising dinner. The annual dance dinner was tagged the “Green Ball”. The event was used to raise funds for the organisation’s numerous conservation projects and programmes nationwide, officials disclosed, adding that, in pursuance of its vision of “a Nigeria where people prosper while living ...

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Images: Nigeria’s prominence at COP23 (2)

Ibrahim Usman Jibril

 

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Images: Nigeria’s prominence at COP23

Ibrahim Usman Jibril

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Images: When NCF, Lagos walked for nature

NCF Walk for Nature

A collaboration involving the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) and the Lagos State Government through its Ministry of the Environment saw a colourful carnival-like parade in some parts of the city on Saturday, October 21, 2017. “Walk for Nature”, as the campaign is termed, is an annual event aimed at promoting public awareness for sustainable environmental practices. This year’s theme, “Cleaner ...

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