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10 African startups to receive funding to develop blue, green economy solutions

BFA Global, FSD Africa, and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) have selected 10 innovative, future-looking startups as part of the Africa...

Jaguar trafficking to China surges in South America, says report

Criminal gangs operating in Bolivia and elsewhere in Latin America have developed sophisticated networks to smuggle jaguar parts to China, according to report published...

Conservationist, Wayne Lotter, murdered

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has expressed shock and sadness by the death of leading conservationist and IUCN World Commission...

Hydraulic infrastructure development guideline adopted

The guideline on hydraulic infrastructure development in West Africa was adopted recently during the 78th ordinary session of the ECOWAS Council of Ministers held in Monrovia, Liberia....

Bonn Challenge: Chad commits to restore 5m hectares of degraded land

Chad has pledged to restore five million hectares by 2030 as part of the Bonn Challenge. The commitment was made at the recently held...

IUCN supports global treaty to recognise fundamental environmental rights

A preliminary draft of a “Global Pact for the Environment” – which aims to serve as a basis for a new UN treaty to...

Conservationists take up campaign to save Poland’s Białowieża Forest

Full of giant trees, dense, mossy and mysterious, the Białowieża Forest in Poland has been described as one out of a fairy tale. It...

UNESCO, IUCN ask Poland to stop logging in Białowieża Forest

The UNESCO World Heritage Committee on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 adopted a decision urging Poland to immediately halt all logging and wood extraction in...

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Govt commends WaterAid on WASH facilities interventions in Lagos

Beneficiaries of various Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) interventions projects in Lagos State have been implored to ensure maintenance...
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Fire outbreak: Dangote Refinery raises environmental risks concerns

On June 26, 2024, Nigeria witnessed a fire outbreak at the Dangote Refinery and Petrochemicals Company in the Lekki...

Why Lagos’ waste crisis needs more than a waste-to-energy plant

Lagos, Nigeria's economic powerhouse, is grappling with a waste management crisis. State governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu recently announced a partnership...

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Govt commends WaterAid on WASH facilities interventions in Lagos

Beneficiaries of various Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) interventions...

Fire outbreak: Dangote Refinery raises environmental risks concerns

On June 26, 2024, Nigeria witnessed a fire outbreak...
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