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World Ocean Day: Experts call for urgent action to curb marine litter

An appeal has gone to mankind to adopt an attitudinal change from indiscriminately disposing plastic wastes and other forms of litter in the ocean...

Expert recommends ways to address marine litter in Nigeria

Assistant Director, Marine Environment Management Department, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Awwal Bamanga, says campaigns and education to increase awareness and...

About 6 billion pounds of garbage end up in ocean yearly – Don

Prof Nasiru Abdus-Salam of the Department of Chemistry, University of Ilorin, has said that about 6 billion pounds of garbage, mainly plastics, end up...

Germany supports establishment of Egyptian recycling firm to curb marine litter

To prevent garbage from entering the sea, the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV) is supporting...

Germany, Ecuador, Ghana, Vietnam seek global agreement against marine litter

The environment ministers of Germany, Ecuador, Ghana and Vietnam are holding an international ministerial conference against marine litter in September 2021 to promote a...

World Water Day: Group calls for protection of Nigerian waters from marine litter

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Connected Advocacy for Empowerment and Youth Development Initiative, has urged the President Muhammadu Buhari to implement policies geared towards the...

Clearing up Nigeria’s beaches is a community project

Nigeria has the worst level of air pollution in Africa and has been ranked 4th worst in the world. Unless there are changes made,...

How to reduce plastic and other ocean pollution

Liz Hollaway, Jenna Jambeck, Ellie Moss and Brajesh Dubey in this treatise released on Monday, May 26, 2020, offer insights on how to “turn off the tap” of...

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Baku to host parliamentary session within COP29

Baku will host a parliamentary meeting within the framework of the COP29, which will be held in Baku in...
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Investigation underway on Ogboinbiri-Tebidada pipeline leak, says Agip

The Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) says investigation has begun on a leak from its Ogboinbiri-Tebidada pipeline in Bayelsa...

Govt approves $21m contract for metering 187 flow stations to curb oil theft

The Federal Government has approved a $21 million contract for the construction of a metering system for 187 crude...

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Baku to host parliamentary session within COP29

Baku will host a parliamentary meeting within the framework...

Investigation underway on Ogboinbiri-Tebidada pipeline leak, says Agip

The Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) says investigation has...
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