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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...

IPEN, SAICM report illustrates chemicals’ disproportionate impacts on women

A report published by the International Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN) and the Strategic Alliance for International Chemicals Management (SAICM) illustrates the impact of chemicals on...

Study links deaths in Bangladeshi children to agriculture chemicals

Excessive and improper applications of insecticides and other agriculture chemicals in local fruit orchards may have triggered an outbreak of  acute encephalitis syndrome (AES),...

Basel, Rotterdam, Stockholm Conventions COPs open with GEF, Nigeria side-events

The thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention (BC COP-13), the eighth meeting of the Conference of the Parties...

Study shows unsafe chemicals use in salon products

A recent study released by Sustainable Research and Action for Environmental Development (SRADev Nigeria) under the auspice of the US-based Developing World Outreach Initiatives...

UNEP forum devises strategy to curb chemicals’ risks

An International Conference on Chemicals Management has agreed on a plan that could prevent the annual deaths of more than one million people exposed...

Toxic pesticide, pentachlorophenol, banned globally

Delegates from more than 90 countries took the unprecedented step of voting for a global ban on pentachlorophenol – a proven toxic pesticide and...

Incorporating sound chemicals management in MDGs, Vision 20/2020 dreams

Experts have underlined the need for a well-coordinated mechanism that would ensure the eventual incorporation of sound chemicals management priorities and recommended activities in...

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AMAC launches SEACAP project to address climate change impacts

Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) in the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, launched its Sustainable Energy...
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How to tackle 28m housing deficit in Nigeria – International Human Rights Commission

The International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) says it is in partnership with the federal government to tackle the country’s...

UK urged to transform farmland to boost food resilience, tackle nature crisis

A WWF report reveals that - at a time of global food insecurity - half of the UK's wheat...

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AMAC launches SEACAP project to address climate change impacts

Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) in the Federal Capital...

How to tackle 28m housing deficit in Nigeria – International Human Rights Commission

The International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) says it is...