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Surging waves threaten Aussie coastline, researchers warn

Ocean waves in the Southern Hemisphere are becoming more powerful, adding to Australia’s coastal erosion, according to an international oceanographic team. Dr Tom Mortlock, an...

Coastal erosion, flood threaten Fed. Poly, Ekowe, says Rector

The management of the Federal Polytechnic, Ekowe in Bayelsa State, says the institution is under serious threat by coastal erosion and perennial flooding. Rector of...

Coconut trees planted to save disappearing Lagos coastline

Over 50 seedlings of coconut trees (cocos nucifera) have been planted along the shores to cushion the effect of sea surge that has washed...

Saving the fading Lekki coastline

The "Save Lekki Coastland" could be considered a coast-to-coast conservation intervention to protect the Lagos coastlines beginning from the Lafiaji coastline situated wholly or...

Lamentations as ocean inundates Lagos coastal community

The aftermath of over 72-hours of rain-fueled ocean surge that ravaged Okun Alfa (popularly known as Alfa Beach), a coastal community in the Eti-Osa...

Climate change forces Alaskan village to relocate

A Native American village in Alaska has voted to relocate its entire population of some 600 people due to the threat of rising seas,...

Lagos community at mercy of Atlantic Ocean (in photos)

Okun Alfa is a coastal community located in Lagos, South-West Nigeria, on the coastline by the Atlantic Ocean. The community beach, known as Alpha Beach,...

‘The ocean can consume us, yet we can’t help ourselves’

Okun Alfa in Eti Osa Local Government Area of Lagos lives on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. And it’s not just lulling beach waves,...

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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...