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U.N. committee acts on toxic plastics additives, pesticides, industrial chemicals

In a landmark decision, a U.N. expert committee decided, unanimously, that global action is needed for the toxic plastic additive UV-328. The evaluation provided...

Germany restricts use of pesticides to protect insects

To improve the protection of insects, extensive restrictions on the use of pesticides became applicable as changes to the Plant Protection Application Ordinance came...

Govt installs pesticides cottage industry to curb tomato pest

The Federal Government has completed the installation of various cottage industries on pesticides in Gombe State to curb "Tuta Absoluta” pest in tomatoes,  according...

UN report lists ways to minimise adverse impacts of pesticides, fertilisers

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has published a report on the environmental and health impacts of pesticides and fertilisers and ways to minimise those...

Expert links cognitive decline to use of agricultural pesticides

Prof. Suleiman Ambali of the University of Ilorin, Kwara State in Nigeria has warned that use of organophosphate pesticides, especially by arable and livestock...

Monsanto Tribunal: Judges to deliver legal advisory opinion

Five Monsanto Tribunal judges, who have in the past 18 weeks been analysing the testimonies of witnesses and experts on alleged damage caused by...

Bayer acquires Monsanto for $66 billion

German drugs and crop chemicals company Bayer has won over U.S. seeds firm Monsanto with an improved takeover offer of around $66 billion, ending...

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Fadina decorated as Best Female Mediator

Mrs Adejoke Fadina has emerged the Best Female Mediator Award. The gesture recognises her as the best female expert...
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Govt urged to halt IOC divestments until degraded Niger Delta environments are fully restored

The Nigerian government has been told to halt the divestments by international oil companies (IOCs) operating in the Niger...

Stakeholders tag Nairobi biodiversity talks ‘a failure’

For the past week, negotiators from 195 states plus the EU met in Nairobi, Kenya to agree on text...

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Fadina decorated as Best Female Mediator

Mrs Adejoke Fadina has emerged the Best Female Mediator...

Govt urged to halt IOC divestments until degraded Niger Delta environments are fully restored

The Nigerian government has been told to halt the...