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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...

BirdLife lists threatened World Heritage Sites in Africa as UNESCO committee meets

As the two-week extended 44th session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee commenced on Friday, July 16, 2021, BirdLife International has raised global attention...

IUCN report identifies potential new World Heritage sites in Africa

A new IUCN report aiming to assist African countries in World Heritage conservation identifies 20 remarkable nature areas across Africa that could potentially qualify...

IUCN: Dams, climate change threatening natural heritage

Climate change and large dam projects are putting natural World Heritage sites at risk, says the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the official...

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US Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday, June 30, 2022, sharply cut back the Environmental Protection Agency’s...
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UN-Habitat’s ‘World Cities Report 2022’ urges cities on climate action

A new United Nations report says an increase in extreme weather events and natural disasters like flooding, heatwaves and...

Group empowers school children on climate change

The Bundles Care Support Initiatives, an NGO, on Thursday, June 30, 2022, in Ilorin, Kwara State, trained teachers and...

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US Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday,...

UN-Habitat’s ‘World Cities Report 2022’ urges cities on climate action

A new United Nations report says an increase in...