Nigeria, others commit to pollution-free Africa
Parties to the Bamako Convention adopted a set of decisions. They also adopted, by consensus, a negotiated Ministerial Declaration through which they reaffirmed their commitment to make Africa a pollution-free continent.
Lagos, NCF seek wetlands conservation, end to exploitation
Amid massive shrinking of the nations’ wetlands, the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has called on authorities to focus more on the implementation of existing laws that disallow undue exploitation of the areas in the country.
Firm urges clean cooking stoves market expansion
Following increased energy deficiency and impact on productivity in the country, a firm, Consistent Energy Limited has called on the federal government to take advantage of huge opportunities that exist in the sector for productive uses of renewable energy.
Report warns against impending flooding globally
A report by Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Germany, has alerted that rainfall changes caused by global warming will increase river flood risks across the globe including Africa. According to the report, fluvial floods are among the most common and devastating natural disasters. Scientistsí say there is the need for increase in flood…
UN-REDD trains communities, seeks forest protection
The United Nations Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (UN-REDD Programme) has trained about 800 people from forest reserved Communities of Cross River state on the effects of climate change. The residents were trained at a capacity development workshops on REDD+ organised for five communities of Agoi Ekpo, Agoi Ibami, Etara, Ekuri…
Surveyors tasked on sustainable development, climate change
To protect the present and future generations from disaster risks, policy makers and governments at all levels have been enjoined to utilize the expertise of surveyors. Former Minister of Industry, Chief Mrs. Onikepo Akande gave the advise at Adekunle Kukoyi memorial yearly lecture organized by the Lagos State branch of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors…
Firm commits $50 million to waste management
A global environmental utility company, Visionscape has invested over $50 million on the purchase of cutting edge technology and tools to address the waste management need of Lagos.
NCF, Asiodu, others urge collective action against illegal wildlife trade in West Africa
To halt over exploitation of wildlife resource and its threat to biodiversity, stakeholders in conservation have called for collective action against...
Jibril seeks support for low carbon, sustainable environment
To mitigate the effects of climate change, the Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril has stressed the need for, Nigerians
Responsible consumption, a guide to a zero-waste New Year
It’s early in the new year and there is no other way to hit the ground running than an inspiring new year compliments and ambitious felicitation, may the new year bring fulfillment to set goals and aspirations.