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Group lauds Philippines for third-year implementation of mercury convention

“After three years since the Philippines ratified the Minamata Convention on Mercury, we have seen the development and issuance of several policies to regulate...

Group urges Philipines president to ‘clean up‘, act urgently on plastic pollution

“Taking stock of President Marcos’ commitment to solving the Philippines’ problem with plastic pollution and climate change, we urge the President to take immediate...

Group urges enforcement of phase-out deadline on mercury-containing dental amalgam

Environmental watchdog group, BAN Toxics, has called the attention of regulators to enforce the phase-out deadline on the use of mercury in dental restorative...

End mercury dental fillings in children, group demands

Amalgam is a dental filling material that is 50% mercury, a neurotoxin and pollutant. This week, BAN Toxics, a Philippines-based not-for-profit, marks an historic milestone in...

Women’s Day: Recognising women’s multiple burdens, group calls for protection, empowerment

"Women in chemical-intensive industries and waste work face multiple burdens. They are disproportionately impacted by hazardous chemicals and waste exposure due to social, biological...

Philippines: Group promotes ‘zero waste’ to reduce pollution

Environmental watchdog group, BAN Toxics, along with other environmental protection advocates, has called on the nation to promote “zero waste” as a principle and...

Group launches children’s rights for safe, healthy environment campaign

As part of their advocacy to promote child rights and sound chemicals and wastes management, Philippines environmental group, BAN Toxics, in partnership with Dr....

Group urges Philippines president to address plastic waste pollution

Toxic and waste watchdog group, BAN Toxics, has urged President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. of the Philippines to address the country’s crisis on plastic, toxic,...

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NNPC chief highlights energy security’s role in wealth creation

The Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd), Mr. Mele Kyari, says no public...
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Tanzania calls for protection of Indian Ocean beaches from pollution

Tanzanian authorities has called for efforts to protect Tanzania’s beaches along the Indian Ocean from pollution. Selemani Jafo, Minister of...

ECOWAS set to implement 30 by 30 plan on biodiversity protection

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is set to implement a regional 30 by 30 plan aimed...

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NNPC chief highlights energy security’s role in wealth creation

The Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum...

Tanzania calls for protection of Indian Ocean beaches from pollution

Tanzanian authorities has called for efforts to protect Tanzania’s...