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Report names HSBC, Bank of America, Citigroup among top 10 banks financing biodiversity loss

The loans and underwriting provided by some of the world’s largest banks to companies operating in economic sectors which governments and scientists agree are...

Indigenous communities’ role in addressing biodiversity crisis not recognised by govts, says study

A new study of 42 countries, released on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 by the Rights and Resources Initiative, suggests that numerous governments, conservation groups...

Obasanjo, other ex-leaders urge govts to support new goal to curb biodiversity loss

Governments worldwide have been called upon to support a new global goal to protect at least 30 percent of the planet’s land and ocean...

World Environment Day: Nigeria to strictly enforce laws to curb biodiversity loss – Ikeazor

Nigeria’s Environment Minister of State, Mrs. Sharon Ikeazor, has said that the nation will embark on stricter enforcement of policies and laws in order...

Monsanto Tribunal: Judges, prosecutors, ambassadors unveiled

The Monsanto Tribunal, an international civil society initiative to hold Monsanto accountable for human rights violations, crimes against humanity and ecocide, has unveiled a...

Report urges accelerated action to meet biodiversity targets by 2020

Bold and innovative action is urgently required if governments are to meet the globally-agreed Strategic Plan for Biodiversity and its Aichi Targets by 2020,...

Parties meet on the Safe Use of Living Modified Organisms

Delegates from around the world will on Monday converge on Pyeongchang in South Korea for the seventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties...

Essential biological diversity roles recognised in SDGs

Biological diversity and ecosystems last week featured prominently in the proposal of a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that the Open Working...

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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...
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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,...

Lagos residents to pay more for waste management, says LAWMA

Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) says the authority is proposing a 50 per cent  increase in waste bill across...

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UN Women establishes ‘HeForShe’ Network to promote gender equality

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

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

The newly appointed Director-General (D-G) of the Nigerian Conservation...