Moroccan presidency to host pre-COP 22 talks in Marrakech
The meeting will be chaired by COP22 President Salaheddine Mezouarand COP21 President Ségolène Royal, and include participation by UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa as well as Ministers from 80 countries.
Paris climate change accord to enter into force November 4, 2016
More countries have endorsed agreement, paving way for full implementation of historic accord. The agreement calls on countries to combat climate change and to accelerate and intensify the actions ...
Stakeholders seek effective resource management in Niger Delta
For the umpteenth time, stakeholders have advocated for the sustainable management of natural resources in the Niger Delta region.
World Bank reclaims 4, 000 hectares erosion site in Imo
As part of its commitment to address the menace of gully erosion in southeast, the World Bank has effectively reclaimed erosion site covering more than 4,000 hectares of land in Obizi ...
‘Roads used by forest loggers are major environmental challenge’
When logging concessions are issued with very limited terms, they are often spotlighted by conservationists as harbingers of ecological harm to come.Another serious threat is the existence of logging roads...
Millions face health risk as water pollution rises in Africa, others
Water pollution has risen across three continents, placing hundreds of millions of people at risk of contracting life-threatening diseases like cholera and typhoid, United Nations Environment warns today.
Federal Government mulls green economy, files lawsuit against superhighway project
Faced with harsh financial realities, the Federal Government is exploring the environment sector to increase its gross domestic product, and get the youth fruitfully engaged.
Benue to inaugurates permanent sanitation court
In its bids to ensure speedy trial of violators of sanitation laws in Benue State, a permanent Sanitation Court would soon be inaugurated by the state Sanitation Agency, to dispense justice on daily basis.