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Parrot species declared extinct in the wild flies again

The Spix's macaw (Cyanopsitta spixii), extinct in the wild for more than 20 years, now flies again in its natural habitat in Brazil. It was...

Brazil, Colombia say they will stand up for Amazon at COP26

Colombian President Ivan Duque and Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro want to pull together on action to fight climate change and protect the Amazon at...

COVID-19: Nigeria imposes fresh measures aimed at flights from Brazil, India,Turkey

The massive resurgence of COVID-19 cases and deaths in Brazil, Turkey and India has prompted the Nigerian Government to impose fresh measures aimed at...

Brazil emerges 130th country to ratify Nagoya Protocol

Brazil, which is considered the most biodiverse country in the world, on March 4, 2021 ratified the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources...

India’s coronavirus infections overtake Brazil as some rail services resume

India displaced Brazil, on Monday, September 7, 2020 to take second place after the United States in terms of coronavirus infections, with 90,082 new...

Fires on the rise in Brazil’s Amazon despite ban

In spite of a ban, the number of fires in Brazil’s Amazon region continues to rise, according to official figures released Saturday, August 1,...

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

The Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has announced live on television he has tested positive for coronavirus. “It came back positive,” a mask wearing Bolsonaro told a...

Brazil’s Sao Paulo state records more COVID-19 deaths than China

The Brazilian state of Sao Paulo has overtaken China when it comes to the number of deaths from the novel coronavirus. According to data released...

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Group knocks HYPREP, urges govt to set up $100bn fund to cleanup Niger Delta

Eleven years after it was created, the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), the special purpose vehicle set up to...
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Agro-climatic work plan to cost govt $472.8m – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, says that the work plan for the implementation of the Agro-Climatic Resilience...

Govt to internalise climate change in national policy, targets net-zero emissions

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, says plans are on to incorporate and internalise climate change into...

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Group knocks HYPREP, urges govt to set up $100bn fund to cleanup Niger Delta

Eleven years after it was created, the Hydrocarbon Pollution...

Agro-climatic work plan to cost govt $472.8m – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, says that...