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Nasarawa villages get access to sustainable energy

Three rural communities in North Central Nigeria are beneficiaries to a scheme designed to give countryside folks access to sustainable energy and boost their...

Ogoni women: How oil exploration, pollution threaten our existence

Women of Ogoniland in the Nigerian Niger Delta region have lamented how they are, after decades of oil exploration by Shell in their community,...

GEF concludes four-year, $3.7b investment cycle

  Countries participating in the 46th Council of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) held in Cancun, Mexico, launched the new GEF2020 strategy and approved a...

Stakeholders step up moves to conserve Niger Delta’s biodiversity

A major step was taken recently in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, where nature conservation practitioners gathered for two days to fashion out...

Nigeria to showcase GEF projects, attends Fifth Assembly

Minister of Environment, Laurentia Mallam, as the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Political Focal Point for Nigeria, will lead the country’s delegation to the Moon...

GEF doles out $634m, hails Montreal Protocol silver jubilee

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has so far offered grants totalling $634 million to non-governmental organisations (NGOs), community-based organisations (CBOs), civil society organisations (CSOs)...

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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...
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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...

UN-Habitat’s ‘World Cities Report 2022’ urges cities on climate action

A new United Nations report says an increase in extreme weather events and natural disasters like flooding, heatwaves and...

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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...

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

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday,...