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CNG vehicles will help fight pollution, says environmentalist

An environmental expert, Mr Taiwo Adewole, on Friday, May 17, 2024, said that the introduction of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicles would help fight...

World Asthma Day: Expert lists air pollution, hot weather, pollen as triggers of asthma

An Abuja-based Public Health Physician, Dr Gabriel Adakole, has highlighted air pollution, hot weather and pollen as significant triggers of asthma attacks, shedding light...

Air pollution: Egypt, Nigeria, SA are Africa’s most polluted countries – Report

Egypt, Nigeria, and South Africa have emerged as Africa’s most polluted countries in terms of air pollution disease burden, with profound health consequences for...

Only seven countries meet WHO air pollution guideline – Report

The 6th Annual World Air Quality Report has revealed troubling details of the world’s most polluted countries, territories, and regions in 2023. For this year’s...

Ghana and air pollution: a ticking time bomb

Air pollution is the leading environmental risk factor in Ghana that contributes to most deaths and disabilities, according to the Institute for Health Metrics...

How increased exposure to pollution leads to dementia

Long-term exposure to one of the most prevalent types of air pollution may increase the risk of developing dementia, a debilitating neurological disease associated...

Dirty air is the second leading cause of death in Africa, after HIV/AIDS

According to Clean Air Fund, a philanthropic initiative tackling global air pollution, the rate of exposure to dirty air is increasing with urbanisation and...

Activists react as wildfire smoke shuts down US schools, cancels games

Smoke from Canadian wildfires on Thursday, June 8, 2023, drifted south, blanketing cities in thick, yellow haze along the US East coast that has forced...

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GEF approves over $700m to support Great Green Wall, cities, climate resilience

The Global Environment Facility’s governing body has approved more than $700 million for nature protection and renewal projects, including...
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Featuring African stars, ‘Music for Wildlife’ launches on Trace Global Network

Wild Africa has concluded plans to launch “Music for Wildlife,” a concert series that brings African artists together to...

Stakeholders advocate collaboration to harness climate change opportunities

Some stakeholders have called for collaborative effort to harness the opportunity of climate change and address the challenges associated...

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GEF approves over $700m to support Great Green Wall, cities, climate resilience

The Global Environment Facility’s governing body has approved more...

Featuring African stars, ‘Music for Wildlife’ launches on Trace Global Network

Wild Africa has concluded plans to launch “Music for...
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