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South Africa To Conserve Wetlands

South Africa To Conserve Wetlands

  The Department of Environmental Affairs will go on a public awareness drive to raise the importance of protecting and conserving the country’s wetlands. The drive, which will be carried out in Mpumalanga, is scheduled to get underway on Monday, 25 February. “The ultimate objective of the campaign is to heighten education and raise public […]

Lake Chad Water Crisis, Climate Change Take Centre Stage At Hague Conference

  World leaders have converged on The Hague, Netherlands to call on countries to take urgent actions toward reducing the impact of climate change to water, livelihoods, peace and security. At the opening of the Planetary Security Conference on Tuesday, they insisted that the impact of climate change on water, peace and security on development […]

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Zambia Calls For Closer Collaboration To Tackle Climate Change

  Zambia on Thursday called for closer collaboration among stakeholders to tackle the negative effects of climate change. Zambia’s Minister of National Development Planning Alexander Chiteme said at a World Bank-led Climate Investment Fund meeting in Morocco. “Collaboration between the public and private sectors is vital in tackling the challenges that climate change is posing […]

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South Africa At UN, Calls For Climate Change Efforts Be Scaled Up

  South Africa believes that efforts in the fight against climate change need to be scaled up within a multilateral regime that protects the development gains of developing countries. Speaking at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) open debate on addressing the impact of climate related disasters on international peace and security, South Africa’s permanent […]

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Nigeria: Renewable Energy Financing, Germany Embassy Hosts Stakeholders

  By Seyifunmi Adebote At 7000MW, Nigeria still lacks the needed capacity to cater to her power needs across the country and with over 90 million people without access to electricity. It is against this background stakeholders gathered to discuss and adequate financing Nigeria’s Power sector, as well as, explore other innovative sources of power generation for […]

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Climate Change: Millions Of Aquatic Life Endangered In Nigeria

    By: Ibrahima Yakubu/Mike Odeh James/Mayen Etim Two-third of world marine life is considered endangered species due to climate change and improper disposal of chemicals which affects living organisms in streams, Rivers or the oceans. Marine life is the plants, animals and other organisms that live in the salt water of the sea or […]

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Slaughterhouses, Highest Pollutants Of Environment In Nigeria

  By Ibrahima Yakubu/Mike Odeh James/Mayen Etim A slaughterhouse or abattoir is a facility where animals are slaughtered for consumption as food. Slaughterhouse in Nigeria is more than a facility where animals are processed for human consumption; it also serves as market where people gathered for exchange of goods and services.   In a typical […]

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Special Report: Ozone Day: Save The Ozone Layer, Engage Environment-Friendly Activities

  By Gabriel Agbeja and Ijeoma Olorunfemi, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) The theme of previous observance of the Ozone Day on every September 16, particularly that of 2017, “Caring for all life under the sun’’, has clearly stated importance of the ozone layer to the life on earth. Scientists posit that the layer was […]

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