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Ghana among 11 countries to benefit from CGIAR initiative

With a huge potential for a robust fisheries supply system that includes a marine coastline of 550 kilometres, abundant freshwater bodies, dams and reservoirs,...

Stakeholders seek investment in human capital to harness oceans’ $24 trillion resources

Senior Lecturer, Federal College of Fisheries and Marine Technology, Dr Kayode Olubiyi, on Saturday, July 25, 2020 advocated proper education of Africans on the...

Geoengineering threatens oceans, say campaigners

Members of a global coalition formed by 195 organisations on 45 countries are raising the alarm about the threat of geoengineering to delicate, life-sustaining...

Ocean Conference: Countries agree on decisive actions to restore marine health

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Global marine protected area target to be achieved by 2020 – CBD

With recent commitments made by governments around the globe, the world is on track to protect over 10% of the globe’s marine areas by...

‘Ocean Atlas 2017’ sounds wake-up call on escalating sea crisis

Bothered by the unsavoury conditions faced by oceans and coasts, a group of publishers is calling for local action and global regulations to raise...

Flagship UN ocean summit to mobilise action to reverse marine degradation

The United Nations has said that it will bring together Heads of States, Heads of Governments and other high-level delegates, representatives from civil society organisations,...

EU provides €900,000 to support marine species

The European Commission has announced a significant financial contribution of €2.25 million to the Secretariat of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild...

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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...