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50th ratification triggers entry of Minamata Convention into force

History was made on Thursday, May 18, 2017 when the Minamata Convention on Mercury effectively came into force, having garnered the required 50 ratifications. With...

Nine more ratifications left to make Minamata Convention legally binding

With the Government of Canada depositing its instrument of ratification on Friday, April 7 2017, the number of countries that have ratified the Minamata...

Nigeria to ratify Minamata Convention in March

Nigeria has set March 2017 as its target date to ratify the Minamata Convention on Mercury, just as it forges a partnership with major...

Liechtenstein, Togo ratify Minamata Convention

The West African, French-speaking country of Togo and the Central Europe, German-speaking Liechtenstein are the latest countries to endorse the Minamata Convention on Mercury. While...

Germany ratifies Nagoya Protocol, bolsters EU implementation

Germany is the latest country to ratify the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising...

Mexico urges early ratification of Nagoya Protocol

Rafael Pacchiano Alamán, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources of Mexico, as the incoming president of the 13th Meeting of the Conference of the...

Senegal ratifies Nagoya Protocol, SA issues compliance certificate

Senegal has ratified the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilisation, making...

Togo, UK ratify Nagoya Protocol

Ratifications by Togo and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland have brought the total number of ratifications to the Nagoya Protocol...

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WHO urges govts to stop subsidising life-threatening tobacco crops

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged governments to stop subsidising tobacco farming. Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, the WHO Director-General, made...
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Govt, charcoal export group plant trees to reforest, combat climate change

The Charcoal Export Legality and Compliance Group, in collaboration with the Federal Government, has flagged off symbolic tree planting...

Don tasks govt to mitigate flooding on farmlands

Prof. Johnson Adewunmi of the Department of Agricultural and Bio-resources Engineering, College of Engineering, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta...

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WHO urges govts to stop subsidising life-threatening tobacco crops

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged governments to...

Govt, charcoal export group plant trees to reforest, combat climate change

The Charcoal Export Legality and Compliance Group, in collaboration...