A ground-breaking global convention on mercury has goes into effect, the United Nations environment wing said, protecting millions of children and infants from possible neurological and health damage.
Minister inaugurates committee for American funded water project
To foster learning and knowledge management among practitioners, the Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu has inaugurated a 10-man Steering Committee for the United States Agency...
Nigerian Alabi-Michael, others emerge finalists for UNEP Earth prize
Twenty-eight year old Nigerian, Abigail Alabi-Michael has been selected as one of the regional finalist for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Young Champions of the Earth prize...
FG to phase-out polythene bags, begins proposal for new GEF grant
With over a million given out for free daily and its tremendous environmental cost, the Federal Government has announced plans to eradicate use of polythene bags for retention of drinking water to recyclable paper bags.
UNHabitat commits to Africa’s Youth
Dr. Aisa Kirabo Kacyira, Assistant Secretary General and Deputy Executive Director of UN-Habitat, represented the agency at the inaugural YouthConnekt Africa Summit 2017 from July 19 – 21 held in Kigali, Rwanda.
Experts seek dialogue on environmental laws
President of MAN, Dr. Frank Jacobs, noted that Nigeria has not achieved the minimum compliance level on environmental issues, thereby portending great danger to lives and property in the country.
Lagos sets deadline for a filthy free city
The Governor, therefore, said the workshop was necessary to deepen the understanding of members of the media and put the CLI in proper perspective with regards to its modus operandi and the expected benefits to Lagosians.
Anambra commits N1 billion to erosion projects
Project Coordinator, NEWMAP, Mr. Michael Ivenso, who disclosed this in Awka, said Governor Willie Obiano-led administration reached the N1billion counterpart fund benchmark following an additional payment of N500 million for the actualization of the project.
FG begins waste-to-wealth scheme in Abia
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu while flagging off the programe in Umuahia, Abia state capital, said that the state was chosen due to its importance as the leading State for Small and Medium Scale Enterprises.
FG plans greenhouse gas inventory, mitigation actions
In a renewed effort to brace up for the nation’s emission reduction target, the Federal Government has set machinery in place for a greenhouse gas inventory.