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Built environment responsible for 75% of degradation – Don

A don, Prof. Obas Ebohon, has said that 75 per cent of global environmental degradation originates from the built environment sector. Ebohon, a professor of Sustainability...

Increased funding of women’s empowerment programmes, panacea to climate change, environmental degradation

Climate change and environmental degradation represent a great threat to poverty reduction and to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Women bear the brunt of...

Niger Delta communities lament environmental degradation, dwindling prospects

Representatives of some communities in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria were recently offered a platform to review the environmental situations of their neighbourhoods...

Climate change: Bayelsa most affected by oil exploration – Diri

Gov. Douye Diri of Bayelsa has said that the state is one of the most affected by climate change in Nigeria over effects of...

Climate change ‘aggravating factor for terrorism’ – Guterres

Environmental degradation enables armed groups to extend their influence and manipulate resources to their advantage, the UN chief told the Security Council on Thursday,...

Air Pollution: South-South needs special attention – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says residents of the South-South Zone need special attention due to air pollution in the area. NEMA’s Director-General, Mr...

Govt raises alarm over unhealthy, degenerating human activities impacting the environment

 The Federal Government on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 expressed its concern over the spread of unhealthy practices and degenerating human activities in the country...

Forest guards empowered to curb environmental degradation

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has begun the process of training and empowering its Forest Guards to effectively carry out surveillance activities to...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported cases of COVID-19 have increased by nearly 30 per cent...
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Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs to plant over 350 million trees annually to check deforestation. Director-General,...

Uganda urges UN refugee agency to support environmental protection drive

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has urged the United Nations to support the country’s environmental protection efforts by providing refugees...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported...

Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs...