The Thirteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS COP13) ended in Gandhinagar, India at the weekend
‘Climate change threatens future of all children’
As the climate and commercial threats intensify, health experts are pressing for a radical rethink on child health. The report calls for children to be placed at the centre of the efforts to achieve sustainable development goals
Valuable energy, nutrients, water lost in fast-rising streams
Vast amounts of valuable energy, agricultural nutrients, and water could potentially be recovered from the world’s fast-rising volume of municipal wastewater...
‘Why Buhari refused assent to NOSDRA amendment bill’
Following concerns by stakeholders on the refusal of the President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency...
New report reveals countries set to be worst affected by nature loss
A new research shows that if the world doesn’t act urgently to address the nature and climate emergency, the world stands to see $10 trillion wiped off the global economy...
River’s Finima Nature Park closer to Ramsar site recognition
The Federal Ministry of Environment has nominated Finima Nature Park in River State, a Ramsar Site of International Importance. Finima Nature Park is a 1,000 hectares land of freshwater swamp forest lying along Nigeria’s southern coastal area on Bonny Island, Rivers State.
FG to ban charcoal export, reviews adaptation plans
After an initial effort that eventually turned out to be a ‘false start’, a fresh move to ban the export of charcoal may be in the offing that would curb deforestation.The move is being promoted by the Minister, Federal Ministry of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar
‘Understanding Africa’s urban geography is a top priority’
Fuelled by rapid population growth Africa is experiencing the fastest urban growth anywhere in the world: the continent’s population is projected to double between now and 2050 and in the next 30 years, its cities will be home to an additional 950 million people.
Conservationists urge synergy to safeguard loss of wetlands
Conservationists have called for collective efforts towards protecting the nations’ wetlands against depletion as a result of unwholesome human activities.The group under the aegis of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation ....
New date for Africa climate week in Kampala
The new dates take advantage of the G77 Heads of State and Government Summit being held at the same venue from April 17 to 19 and will facilitate participation of Ministers and high-level stakeholders.