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Negotiations advance towards global science-policy panel on chemicals, waste, pollution prevention

Governments gathered in Geneva have advanced in the process to establish a science-policy panel on chemicals, waste and pollution prevention, agreeing to continue negotiations...

Intersectionality of chemicals, environment, gender rights discussed in Women’s Day webinar

Environmental group, BAN Toxics, held a webinar on Friday, March 8, 2024, as the world celebrates International Women’s Day. Speakers from the academe, science,...

World Cancer Day: Food, chemicals and cancer?

On February 4, 2024, the global community unites in solemn commemoration of World Cancer Day, bearing the poignant slogan "Close the care gap." As...

CSOs call for robust legislation to regulate pesticides, chemical inflow

Some civil society organisations (CSOs) have called on the Federal Government and legislators to take action and make a robust legislation to regulate the...

Fishermen, residents lament use of chemicals to tackle oil spill

Fishermen and residents in Koluama 2 community in Bayelsa State have bemoaned the use of toxic dispersants to contain ongoing oil leak at Conoil’s...

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),...

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Stakeholders hail govt’s proposal to create Ministry of Livestock Development

Agribusiness stakeholders have commended the Federal Government’s proposal to create the Ministry of Livestock Development in the country. The stakeholders...
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Experts express concern over indiscriminate drilling of boreholes

A water and environmental management expert, Dr Stephen Adegoke, has called on government agencies to adopt measures to control...

NIMC, House of Reps population committee seek areas of collaboration

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and members of the House of Representatives Committee on National Population held a...

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Stakeholders hail govt’s proposal to create Ministry of Livestock Development

Agribusiness stakeholders have commended the Federal Government’s proposal to...

Experts express concern over indiscriminate drilling of boreholes

A water and environmental management expert, Dr Stephen Adegoke,...
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