Ministers adopt pan-African action agenda on ecosystem restoration
African Ministers of Environment and partner organizations have committed to an ambitious agenda that addresses the interlinked challenges of biodiversity loss, land degradation and climate change.
Nigeria needs strategy for forest preservation, says NCF
Worried about increasing depletion of forest resources, the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has stressed the need for formulation and implementation of a strategy to recover over 50per cent of lost forests to reduce effect of climate change.
Government grooms MDAs on greenhouse gas inventory reporting
In a bid to provide foundation for coordinating all climate reporting efforts in the country, the Federal Government has begun the training of national experts on the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) inventory processes.
New study reveals healing ozone, untapped potential for climate action
A new study has revealed a healing ozone layer, global warming reduction potential, and options for more ambitious climate action. The ozone layer protects life on Earth from harmful levels of ultraviolet rays from the Sun. The recovery from the hole has increased at a rate of 1-3 per cent per decade since 2000.…
FG mulls genebank for conserving plant diversity
The Federal Government has concluded arrangement to make use of seven national parks to serve as genebank for genetic resources conservation.
Stakeholders seek regulation for lead battery recycling
Stakeholders have solicited increased efforts for the phase-out of the manufacture, sale and use of lead containing paints.
Bhojsons unveils DAB solar water pumps
As part of the activities to expand the market in Nigeria, Bhojsons Group has introduced its innovative DAB solar water pumps in the country. The new product was showcased to dealers during a forum and training session. Speaking at the occasion held in Lagos, Warren McMurtry, Export Manager, DAB, Italy, explained that DAB pumps have…
Stakeholders worried about safety measures in building projects
With complexities in design, execution and actualization of constructions projects, stakeholders in the building sector have called for an inclusion of health and safety measures as part of construction document. This, they said, will guide the processes of construction to ensure that works are carried out safely and in a healthy environment. The call was…
FHA, Ecological Fund Office partner on erosion sites
The Federal Housing Authority (FHA) and the Ecological Fund Office (EFO) plan to curtail the erosion in Gwarimpa estate, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The agency is also looking into other estates that have major issues that have to do with erosion, particularly in Lugbe in FCT and FESTAC in Lagos. FHA Managing Director,…
Lagos harps on lifestyle change for sustainable milieu
To mitigate impact of climate change, the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has urged the people to change their lifestyle in favour of nature conservation for the attainment of sustainable environment in Lagos State. He stated this during the 2018 Annual Walk for Nature, held at the State House, Marina, Lagos organised by Nigerian…