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Finland ratifies Minamata Convention

The Government of Finland on Thursday, June 1, 2017 deposited its instrument of ratification, thereby becoming the 55th future Party to the Minamata Convention. This...

Indonesia: Communities form part of discussions to address peatland concerns

Communities from peatland regions around Indonesia on Thursday, May 18, 2017 joined a global forum in Jakarta on solving the problems they are facing,...

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...

Norway ratifies Minamata Convention

The Government of Norway on Friday, May 12, 2017 deposited its instrument of ratification, thereby becoming the 44th future Party to the Minamata Convention on...

UN evaluates benefits, challenges of green energy revolution

A recent United Nations (UN) report on energy-efficiency technologies shows that low-carbon technologies apparently aid clean air, save water and cut land use, and...

Ogoniland clean-up yet to commence, five years after UNEP report

Over five years after the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) recommended that Ogoniland in South-South Nigeria should be cleaned of the last drop of...

Renewable energy sources could be cheaper than fossil fuels within 10 years – UN

A new United Nations-backed report has revealed overwhelming consensus that renewable power will dominate in the future, with many experts saying that even large...

Abidjan Convention’s active phase set for launch at COP12

A nine-year revitalisation process for the Convention for Cooperation in the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Atlantic...

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Renewable energy innovation boosted by £37m govt funding across UK

Innovative biomass projects across the UK have been awarded £37 million in funding, as the government drives forward its...
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Reforestation: Group takes campaign to women, community leaders in Ibadan

An NGO, Alliance for Positive Environmental Impacts and Reforestation (APEARE), Ibadan in Oyo State, on Saturday, August 6, 2022,...

Rotary Club plants trees in Jos school to mitigate global warming

The Rotary Club planted trees at the Air Force Military School, Jos, on Saturday, August 6, 2022, to mitigate...

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Renewable energy innovation boosted by £37m govt funding across UK

Innovative biomass projects across the UK have been awarded...

Reforestation: Group takes campaign to women, community leaders in Ibadan

An NGO, Alliance for Positive Environmental Impacts and Reforestation...