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New plan launched to help end deforestation by 2030

Ahead of World Environment Day, Everland, which reportedly represents the largest portfolio of high-impact forest conservation (REDD+) projects in the world, has unveiled The...

Meat grown from fungus could save the world’s forests

Substituting just a fifth of meat from cattle with microbial protein – a meat alternative produced in fermentation tanks – by 2050 could halve deforestation, a new analysis...

Dons task govts on policies to end deforestation

A don, Dr. Folaranmi Babalola, on Monday, March 28, 2022, urged governments at all levels and relevant stakeholders to enact policies that would protect...

UN scales up climate action to protect forests

International Day of Forests, observed on Monday, March 21, 2022, under the theme “Forests and sustainable production and consumption,” has been described by the...

Unemployment cause of Cross River’s depleting forests – Commission

The Chairman, Cross River State Forestry Commission, Mr Tony Ndiandeye, on Monday, March 21, 2022, said that unemployment was responsible for two per cent...

Deforestation: Govt empowers women farmers with cooking gas cylinders

The Federal Government, in its bid to address deforestation in the country has distributed cooking gas cylinders to smallholder women farmers in the North...

Edo confiscates 2,375 logs from illegal loggers

The Edo State Government has confiscated 2,375 logs of wood at the Gelegele Seaport as part of efforts to rid the state of illegal loggers. Permanent...

Growing firewood wholesale markets, threat to dwindling forest ecosystem – Don

A don, Prof. Christian Madu, says growing firewood wholesale markets in the country remained a great threat to dwindling forest ecosystem. There have been emerging...

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Earth dam: ACReSAL makes case for Kwara community

The Agro-Climatic Resilence Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) team has called for re-channelisation and construction of an earth dam for irrigation...
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New Minamata Convention amendment protects children from amalgam use

The Children’s Amendment to the amalgam reduction requirement of the Minamata Convention on Mercury entered into force on Friday,...

Pakistan braces for worst flooding in decades as monsoon rains loom

Pakistan braces for worst flooding in decades as heavy monsoon rains may submerge cities and cause rivers to burst...

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Earth dam: ACReSAL makes case for Kwara community

The Agro-Climatic Resilence Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) team has called...

New Minamata Convention amendment protects children from amalgam use

The Children’s Amendment to the amalgam reduction requirement of...