Nigeria to ratify Paris climate treaty in September
In line with the United Nation Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Nigeria has announced plans to commence national preparation towards signing and ratification of the Paris Agreement in September.
Environment day kicks-off fight against illegal wildlife trade
Yesterday, people from across the globe celebrated the World Environment Day (WED) by taking part in environmental action and becoming agents of change for positive impacts on the planet.
New GEF project to promote sustainable land management, ecosystems resilience
With the changing and uncertain climate, especially shrinking farming workforce and conflicts in the northern agro-ecological zones, Global Environment Facility...
Government, groups fault Cross River’s EIA on highway project
Amid the controversy trialing the super highway project, the Federal Government, National and International conservation agencies have rejected the draft Environmental Impact Assessment...
Ministers at UN Assembly agree to landmark resolutions on sustainability agenda
“What we have seen in the last five days is the same political will and passion for change that brought about the groundbreaking international agreements of 2015.
EU, Oxfam partner Kebbi, Adamawa states against desertification, poverty
The European Union and Oxfam Great Britain have entered into partnership with two states in the Northern Nigeria to fight desertification, poverty and other related issues in the states.
‘No legal instruments of development control in Delta’
In Delta State, for example, there are no prescribed processes and procedures because the urban and regional planning law is being ignored and not implemented.
Solheim elected new UNEP Executive Director
After the nomination by the Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, the General Assembly has elected Erik Solheim of Norway as Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme ...