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UNILAG bags £1.9m grant for research on urbanisation, conflict resolution in Africa

 The University of Lagos (UNILAG), alongside two other foreign varsities, has bagged a research grant worth £1.9 million to conduct research on migration, urbanisation,...

Climate change: Africa faces drought, hunger, mass migration – Experts

Nearly half of Africa’s population could face a future of widespread drought, hunger and mass migration due to the effects of climate change –...

World Day to Combat Desertification: Africa acts on distressed migration of youth

A high-level symposium of Africa’s interior, environment and foreign affairs ministers held recently in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, warned that ignoring the plight of jobless...

DNA presence in water enhances monitoring of fish migration

For the first time, scientists have recorded a spring fish migration simply by conducting DNA tests on water samples. "Environmental DNA" (eDNA), strained from one-litre...

Nations urged to double efforts to save Lake Chad, curb migration

Countries in the Lake Chad region have been enjoined to double efforts to save the dwindling water body that is aggravating environmental degradation and...

Media not connecting climate change, migration, food security, says IFAD report

Top news media are failing to identify climate change as a contributor to some of the world’s biggest crises, including migration, food insecurity and...

Beyond the climate refugee: Migration as adaptation

Misconceptions about climate-induced migration could lead to inadequate support for affected populations, according to the Worldwatch Institute's State of the World 2015 Between 2008 and 2013,...

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WMBD: Concern as light pollution threatens birds across the world

Light pollution and its impact on migratory birds is the focus of World Migratory Bird Day 2022, a global...
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IITA launches post-harvest loss projects in eight states

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, launched a project on reducing post-harvest losses...

New York City enters high COVID-19 alert status

Mayor Eric Adams on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, upgraded New York City’s COVID-19 alert status to high because of...

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WMBD: Concern as light pollution threatens birds across the world

Light pollution and its impact on migratory birds is...

IITA launches post-harvest loss projects in eight states

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) on Tuesday,...