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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...

World Wetlands Day: Foundation restates commitment to cleaner, safer wetlands

Sterling One Foundation, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has expressed commitment to a safer and cleaner wetlands. Mrs Olapeju Ibekwe, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of...

World Wetlands Day: CSDevNet advocates increased wetlands action for people, nature

Non-state actors, led by the Climate and Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet), have harped on the need to protect wetlands in Nigeria as the 2022...

Govt seeks stakeholders’ collaboration in addressing wetlands degradation

The Federal Government on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 called on relevant stakeholders to collaborate with it to address wetlands degradation in the country. The Minister...

World Wetland Day: NGO calls for strong sensitisation on wetland destruction

The Global Initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem Preservation (GIFSEP) has called on government and other relevant stakeholders for strong sensitisation to protect and...

Advocacy takes centre stage as Lagos drafts Wetlands Policy

If the new Policy on Wetland Conservation and Management being developed by the Lagos State Government eventually sees the light of the day, advocacy...

Ethiopia: Why conservation of wetlands makes sense

As the world celebrated the 2017 World Wetlands Day on Thursday, February 2 2017, the focus this time around was on the role played...

WWD17: Strengthening collaboration to reduce disaster risk

On Thursday, 02 February 2017, the world celebrated its wetlands – complex ecosystems that provide a wide variety of services and benefits for people and nature. Wetlands such...

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Fadina decorated as Best Female Mediator

Mrs Adejoke Fadina has emerged the Best Female Mediator Award. The gesture recognises her as the best female expert...
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Govt urged to halt IOC divestments until degraded Niger Delta environments are fully restored

The Nigerian government has been told to halt the divestments by international oil companies (IOCs) operating in the Niger...

Stakeholders tag Nairobi biodiversity talks ‘a failure’

For the past week, negotiators from 195 states plus the EU met in Nairobi, Kenya to agree on text...

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Fadina decorated as Best Female Mediator

Mrs Adejoke Fadina has emerged the Best Female Mediator...

Govt urged to halt IOC divestments until degraded Niger Delta environments are fully restored

The Nigerian government has been told to halt the...