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Equator Prize 2021 winners showcase solutions to tackle biodiversity loss, climate change

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and partners have announced the winners of the 12th Equator Prize, recognising local and Indigenous communities from around the world. The...

South-East states embark on massive afforestation to curb biodiversity loss

States in the South-South have embarked on various tree planting programmes aimed at afforestation of the geo-political zone in order to combat desertification and...

Reactions trail flagship action plan to address interlinked biodiversity, climate crises

Stakeholders have been reacting to the launch of the first ever peer-reviewed workshop report on Thursday, June 10, 2021 by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...

Biodiversity and climate crises must be tackled together – IPCC, IPBES

Because biodiversity loss and climate change are both driven by human economic activities and mutually reinforce each other, neither will be successfully resolved unless...

AMCEN endorses stronger measures to combat environmental degradation

The bureau of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) has recommended several measures to address climate change, biodiversity loss, plastic pollution, and...

UK secures G7 commitments to tackle climate change, halt biodiversity loss

The Climate and Environment Ministers of the G7, under UK leadership, have secured historic commitments which will put climate, biodiversity and the environment at...

Study describes pollution from chemicals, wastes as key driver of biodiversity loss

All eyes are on global biodiversity this week, as the world celebrates the International Day for Biological Diversity on Saturday, May 22, 2021 and...

Ikeazor examines Africa-EU partnership’s role in addressing biodiversity crisis

According to the World Wildlife Fund Living Planet 2018 Report, about half of the world’s biodiversity are disappearing since 1970, largely due to human...

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Govt plants 10m trees to combat deforestation

The Federal Government is planting about 10 million trees in 2022 to check deforestation. This was made known in Lagos...
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UN Women establishes ‘HeForShe’ Network to promote gender equality

The United Nations Women (UN Women) has established a "HeForShe" Network, a campaign platform for men and boys to...

NCF will miss Aminu-Kano’s leadership qualities – New D-G

The newly appointed Director-General (D-G) of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Dr Joseph Onoja, says his predecessor, Dr Muhtari Aminu-Kano,...

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Govt plants 10m trees to combat deforestation

The Federal Government is planting about 10 million trees...

UN Women establishes ‘HeForShe’ Network to promote gender equality

The United Nations Women (UN Women) has established a...