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Bassey to explore COP22 issues at webinar

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Nigerian architect, environmentalist and activist, Nnimmo Bassey, will be special guest at a webinar scheduled to hold this month at the instance of the Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) and EnviroNews Nigeria. Titled: “Nigeria and Climate Change: Preparing for COP22 with Nnimmo Bassey”, the webinar will hold on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM (WAT/BST). During ...

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Ending gas flaring, building mini refineries

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There are two oily stories that should catch our attention. One is about designing and fabrication of a refinery at a Nigerian university and the second one is about new dates for ending gas flaring in Nigeria. First is the news that the Department of Chemical Engineering at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, has built a mini refinery that can “produce relatively ...

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Explosive oil fields of the Niger Delta

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Recent bombings of oil pipelines in the Niger Delta again raise the spectre of escalation of conflicts in the region. While we cannot say the reasons for the incidents, it does appear to be calculated acts of sabotage rather than mere vandalism. In cases of vandalism the motive routinely is the stealing of crude oil or refined petroleum products. Where ...

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COP21 betrayed the poor, vulnerable – Nnimmo Bassey

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COP21 has come and gone and, like most others before it, the response has been varied. Some have applauded the Paris Agreement as a giant step for humankind. Some are claiming a big win. Others take a holistic look at the future scenario the agreement presents and are aghast that after two decades of climate negotiations greenhouse gas emissions continue ...

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Bassey: Nowhere to run from Nigeria’s environmental crisis

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The crisis has gone further than just climate change, we are confronted with an unrelenting environmental change, says activist and architect Nnimmo Bassey at the premiere of the documentary film ‘Nowhere to Run – Nigeria’s Climate and Environmental Crisis’ in Abuja Nowhere to Run – Nigeria’s Climate and Environmental Crisis is a 52-minute documentary that shows in very clear terms that climate change is ...

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Engaging local communities for an enabling environment

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In this treatise he presented recently in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nnimmo Bassey of the Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) explores the dynamics of engaging the skills, knowledge and expertise of local communities, in the light of an enabling environment  Introduction: Our environment, our heritage Our health and well-being is dependent on the health of our ecosystem. To the average ...

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Nnimmo Bassey: How pollution has stolen our mothers

Nnimmo Bassey, Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), at the recent workshop (in Bori, Ogoni, Rivers State, Nigeria) on “Building Community Resilience towards the Implementation of the UNEP Report” says that women must be fully involved in monitoring the process and be watchdogs over the environment, especially the clean-up of Ogoniland A Garden of Hope was planted at the ...

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Nnimmo Bassey: Real hope for climate solution lies in unsung heroes, places

Organisations from 16 countries back Nnimmo Bassey’s call to support indigenous people, youth and women on the frontlines of climate change. Bassey, Chair of Global Greengrants Fund, is a Nigerian environmental and human rights activist. Global Greengrants supports community-based projects that address climate change and make our world safer and healthier This is a defining moment in the climate crisis. ...

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Coping with Lima climate change summit

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The mass walkout of the 19th Conference of Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at Warsaw by civil society groups and movements rekindled the hope that the Voice of the Streets would find a space in the battle to save the planet from the unfolding global burning. The walkout was an expression of disgust ...

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Nnimmo Bassey emerges Fellow of Nigerian Institute of Architects

Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), Nnimmo Bassey, has bagged the Fellowship of the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA). The renowned environmental activist, who is a trained and practicing architect, will be decorated  today, Friday November 21 2014, at an investiture ceremony at the institute’s Biennial General Meeting at Ilorin, Kwara State. Born on 11 June 1958 in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, Bassey studied architecture at the University ...

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