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Circular economy: Key to reducing plastic pollution

The prediction that, by 2050, oceans will contain more plastic than fish (by weight), highlights the detrimental effects that plastic pollution has on the...

Plastic pollution: Manufacturers urged to design products with recyclable, biodegradable materials

Manufacturers have been called upon to realise that their responsibility extends beyond just creating products, and thus should start designing commodities with end-of-life considerations...

INC-4: Africa shouldn’t become dumping ground for plastics – Orekha

The Executive Director of Connected Advocacy, Prince Israel Orekha, has warned developed countries of the world to desist from turning Africa into a dumping...

G7 supports UN agreements on plastic pollution

The Group of Seven (G7) leading Western industrialised nations are supporting an ambitious UN agreement to reduce plastics, a German minister said on Tuesday,...

INC-4: Delegates seek global treaty to curb plastic pollution scourge

“We need to throw away this throw-away culture!” This statement encapsulated the sentiment driving delegates’ commitment to end plastic pollution as they gathered on Tuesday,...

Earth Day 2024: Moving towards a plastic-free Nigeria

As we celebrate World Earth Day 2024, the theme of “Planet vs. Plastics” resonates deeply in our collective consciousness, because we all see the...

World Earth Day: Group canvasses end to scourge of plastics

A non-governmental organisation, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), on Monday, April 22, 2024, called for collective action to end the use of plastics...

Majority of companies are overlooking plastic-related risks – CDP

Thousands of companies are behind on key steps to tackle plastic pollution in their value chains, according to landmark data released by CDP. The data reveals,...

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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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