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Plastic pollution: Group tasks Nigerians on behavioural change

The Foundation for a Better Environment (FABE) International has called for a positive behavioural change among Nigerians toward plastic pollution. Mrs Temitope Okunnu, the Founder...

UN Ocean Conference: Nigeria highlights efforts to tackle plastic pollution

Nigeria has pledged  commitment to reducing marine plastic pollution from land-based sources and activities. President Muhammadu Buhari, according to his spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, on...

Plastic pollution, a danger to human health, ecosystem

Over the years, the use of plastics has become common place in the lives of humans. From manufacturing to storage to cooking and other diverse...

Africa’s rural communities will be hardest hit by plastic pollution

Plastic waste in Africa is not just an urban issue, but also a rural one. Rural communities are almost always heavily dependent on natural...

Groups accuse Australia of rebranding plastic waste as refuse-derived fuel

A global environmental health network and its members in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines have criticised Australia’s exportation of plastic waste that has...

UNEA 5.2: Groups urge govts to negotiate for treaty addressing plastic pollution crisis

Philippine environmental groups working for a zero waste and toxics-free society have expressed support for a robust negotiation mandate as governments from over 190...

Plastic pollution to double by 2030 – UNEP

Plastic pollution in oceans and other bodies of water has continued to grow sharply and could more than double by 2030, according to an...

Group backs human rights-based approach to address plastic pollution crisis

EcoWaste Coalition has renewed its call on the government of the Philippines and the industry to decisively act to solve the plasticisation and toxification...

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Naivasha: A typical example of energy transition

Only 9% of the use of fossil energies, Kenya must be one of the rare countries of the African...
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Lagos engages stakeholders on Opebi-Mende Link Bridge project Right of Way

The Lagos State Government says it has engaged stakeholders on discussions toward smooth establishment of the Right of Way...

International Youth Day: How to harness potential of Nigerian youths – CSDevNet

Prof. Ibrahim Choji, Chair, Board of Trustees, Climate and Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet), while saying that celebrating the International...

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Naivasha: A typical example of energy transition

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Lagos engages stakeholders on Opebi-Mende Link Bridge project Right of Way

The Lagos State Government says it has engaged stakeholders...