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World Earth Day: Unity Bank, MEDIC, clean Lagos beach

Elegushi beach

Unity Bank Plc has partnered the Mental and Environmental Development Initiative for Children (MEDIC), a non-governmental organisation, to clean up Lagos Kids Beach Garden within the Oba Elegushi beach environs. Elegushi beach in Lagos The bank’s Head, Brand Marketing and Communications, Mr DeVoe Okorie, said this in a statement on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 in Lagos. Okorie said the exercise ...

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Agroecology is key to restoring the Earth, say HOMEF volunteers

Homef Volunteers

Volunteers at Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) have called on countries to shift from dependence on fossil fuels and invest rather in agroecology as a key to restoring the Earth. The call was made at a convergence of the Foundation’s volunteers to mark the World Earth Day 2021. Participants at the HOMEF Volunteers Convergence According to a statement from ...

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World Earth Day: Group urges environmental education, awareness among youths

Youth Climate Incubation Hub

The Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Advocacy Network (Lead Network), an NGO, has called for concerted efforts towards environmental education and awareness among youths to build sustainable healthy earth in future. Cross section of participants at a youth forum in Gombe The Executive Director of Lead Network, Mr Chukwuma Okenwa, said in Enugu on Friday, April 23, 2021 that youths must be ...

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Earth Day: Foundation cleans up Lagos beach

Elegushi beach

The Foundation for a Better Environment (FABE) on Thursday, April 22, 2021 organised a “Beach Clean-Up” exercise at Okun-Ajah, Lagos State, in commemoration of the 2021 World Earth Day. Elegushi beach in Lagos The founder of FABE, Mrs Temitope Okunnu, said officials of the foundation and residents of the community participated in the cleanup exercise, which entailed removing plastics and ...

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World Earth Day: Ikeazor calls for restoration of natural resources

Sharon Ikeazor

As Nigeria joins the rest of the World to mark the 2021 World Earth Day, the Minister of State for Environment, Sharon Ikeazor, has called for the use of natural resources as a panacea for environmental sustainability aimed at scaling up efforts in preservation and restoration of the natural ecosystems to mitigate climate change. Environment Minister of State, Mrs Sharon ...

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World Earth Day: Nations stand up for science

Earth-Day-Science

On a rainy Earth Day on Saturday, April 22, 2017 in Washington DC – on the 47th anniversary of Earth Day and the one-year anniversary of the Paris Climate Accord – tens of thousands of scientists, students, environmental activists and families concerned about a viable future for their children turned out on the National Mall as part of a worldwide protest to defend ...

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World Earth Day: Groups emphasise climate education, waste-to-wealth sensitisation

Climate-Aid

Nigeria over the weekend joined the rest of the world to observe the 2017 edition of the World Earth Day. The Earth Day is a global event observed on April 22 to demonstrate and promote environmental awareness and calls for the protection of planet Earth. The theme for Earth Day 2017 is “Environmental and climate literacy”. According to observers, climate ...

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World Earth Day: How thirsty Africa can save water, by firm

water-lagos

A German brand in sanitary fittings, GROHE, on Saturday, April 22, 2017 commemorated the World Earth Day through its commitment to innovative design with a focus on sustainability. In keeping with this year’s theme for Earth Day: environmental and climate literacy, GROHE provided key tips for saving water, especially in Africa. Statistics published by international development organisation WaterAid show that ...

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