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Stockholm+50: UN acknowledges that fossil fuels are a threat to humanity

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, released the latest iteration of its draft text that will form the basis...

Nigeria among 139 nations getting head start on efforts to reverse species loss

With global biodiversity loss at dangerous levels, Nigeria and 138 other countries have received a lifeline to fast-track efforts to conserve, protect and restore...

Report highlights risk from global warming in ‘Third Pole’

The glacier-capped mountains of South Asia, which provide billions of people with drinking water, are warming at an alarming rate, finds a new report...

UN names broadcaster, David Attenborough, ‘Champion of the Earth’

The UN’s Environment Programme (UNEP) has named British broadcaster, Sir David Attenborough, a Champion of the Earth. The award was in recognition of the environmentalist’s...

UNEP joins alliance to implement One Health approach

Work to tackle the challenges of human, animal and ecosystem health using a more integrated approach has seen significant progress in the past year,...

Govt restates commitment to implementation of UNEP Ogoniland report

After years of non-violent struggle and agitation for environmental right and justice which attracted international attention, the Federal Government of Nigeria invited the United...

Plastic pollution: Nations commit to develop legally binding agreement

Heads of State, Ministers of environment and other representatives from 175 nations have endorsed a historic resolution at the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-5) in...

EPI Foundation celebrates UNEP at 50

The Elephant Protection Initiative (EPI) Foundation has offered its warm congratulations to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on its 50th anniversary. It also...

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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...
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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...

Osun festival: Devotees defy govt, drink contaminated water from river

In spite of the state government’s warning against drinking water from Osun River during the grand finale of the...

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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...

China issues highest alert for high temperatures

China’s national observatory on Friday, August 12, 2022, issued...