Nigeria, 189 others unite online to tackle nature, climate crisis
Global leaders, celebrities, individuals and businesses from 190 countries including Nigeria and territories came together recently, to lend their support for the planet.
Experts seek laws to combat illegal wildlife trade in Africa
Statistics indicate that illegal wildlife trade globally generates between $7 to $23 billion annually. Additionally, it is estimated that one out of every four bird or mammal species globally is caught up in wildlife trade.
Imo government to upgrade zoological garden, wildlife park
In a move to boost wildlife management and conservation, Imo authorities have announced plans to turn its zoological garden and wildlife park to an international ecotourism
UN shifts climate talks in Glasgow to 2021
As the coronavirus pandemic escalates, the United Nation climate change conference (COP26) set to take place in Glasgow in November has been postponed. This decision was taken by the COP Bureau of the United Nations Framework Convention
COVID-19: IPCC develops strategic response to work programme
Amid the current global public health crisis, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Secretariat and Technical Support Units have continued to operate remotely.
Concerns mount over underground water pollution in Lagos communities
The recent explosion that rocked Abule- Ado, a Lagos community located near the International trade fair and Festac Town, Ojo has rekindled concerns over underground...
Government urged to end gas flaring in 2020
Disturbed by the danger of the continuous gas flaring in the country, an international Non-Governmental Organisation, the Coalition for Socio-ecological Transformation (COSET) has urged the Federal Government not to shift its commitment to end the scourge in 2020.
Coronavirus hits a critical year for nature, climate
This year’s packed agenda of negotiations on climate change, biodiversity and the global ocean was supposed to address the fortunes of a living world in a critical condition. But the coronavirus pandemic is forcing drastic changes to the schedule.
Vulture population in crisis amid environmental benefits
The illegal trade in the vultures, especially for ritual rites, domestic food, protein supplement and the use of its egg for moneymaking rituals as well as cure of madness, has caused a nearly 90 per cent decline in the scavengers' populations.