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Peru activists murder in spotlight ahead COP 20

A new report by Global Witness sheds light on what’s driving the high number of killings of environmental defenders in Peru, less than a...

Combating illegal logging with smartphones, smarter shopping

CustomMade, an online marketplace, discloses in this treatise that though illegal logging costs the global economy an estimated $30 to $100 billion in lost revenue...

Fears over DR Congo’s endangered trees

When one thinks of endangered species, the usual large animals spring to mind. Elephants, tigers, rhinos. And quite rightly they are the ones who...

Curtail deforestation from monoculture tree plantations, group urges govt

On the occasion of the International Day Against Plantations and Monocultures that was observed recently, the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN)...

Nigeria eyes fresh $3.6m, $4m REDD+ implementation takes off

Nigeria is seeking more funding for its Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) programme, which was officially flagged-off last week in Abuja...

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Nigeria committed to ensuring health, sustainability of oceans – Ikeazor

Delivering the Nigerian National Statement at the Second UN Oceans Conference in Lisbon, Portugal on Wednesday, July 27, 2022,...
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Rights defenders in Nigeria, across West Africa still subject to harassment, arrests

Research by the Green Advocates International and the Mano River Union Civil Society Natural Rights and the Governance Platform...

US Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday, June 30, 2022, sharply cut back the Environmental Protection Agency’s...

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Nigeria committed to ensuring health, sustainability of oceans – Ikeazor

Delivering the Nigerian National Statement at the Second UN...

Rights defenders in Nigeria, across West Africa still subject to harassment, arrests

Research by the Green Advocates International and the Mano...