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UNESCO launches plan to boost World Heritage-listed reefs’ resilience

All World Heritage-listed reefs are said to be at risk of disappearing by the end of this century. On the occasion of the Our...

World Wetlands Day: Local communities, climate activists revive demands for a fossil-free Virunga

As the World Wetlands Day was celebrated on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 under the theme “People and Nature”, local communities and civil society in the...

World Education Day: Countries may not achieve 2030 global education targets, says report

A new report released on Monday, January 24, 2022 by UNESCO’s Institute for Statistics and the Global Education Monitoring Report finds that, according to...

UNESCO marks 50th anniversary of biosphere preservation

UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has commemorated the 50th anniversary of its Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB), created in 1971 to...

Stakeholders move to address water-induced gender challenges

Stakeholders in Water Resources Management have begun a workshop in Abuja to address some of the challenges women faced in accessing potable water. The workshop...

Nigeria’s losses in biodiversity must be reversed – Minister

The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, says Nigeria’s losses in biodiversity must be reversed, so that the country would use...

UNESCO partners FRIN to approve 20 global biosphere reserves

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), Abuja Regional Office, in collaboration with the Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN), has approved...

Biodiversity loss threatening food supplies, livelihoods – Ikeazor

Minister of State for Environment, Sharon Ikeazor, disclosed in Abuja on Monday, September 13, 2021, at the UNESCO-organised 33rd Session of the International Co-ordinating...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) is recognised as one of the pioneer models for youth engagement in the agriculture...
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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England following the driest summer of 50 years. The conditions had almost...

China issues highest alert for high temperatures

China’s national observatory on Friday, August 12, 2022, issued a red alert for high temperatures, the most severe warning...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) is recognised as one...

Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England...