Dangers as charcoal production escalates heat radiation, food shortage, others
Concerned Nigerians have raised the alarm over dangers associated with wanton destruction of the forest in the names of charcoal production and other economic exploitations of the forest.
Breakthroughs in biodesiel, charcoal production
Nigerian Academy of Science is one of the prestigious scientific bodies in the nation and has been in the business of ensuring that scientific standards are maintained and upheld at the highest level possible.
Tanzania considers tax on charcoal to save forests
Tanzania is considering putting a tax on charcoal with the aim of discouraging the use of the fuel, which is a big source of energy for cooking but also a major contributor to deforestation.
Borno bans sales of charcoal, firewood on streets
The Borno State Government said on Sunday that it had banned the sale of charcoal and firewood on major streets in the metropolis to prevent pollution in the city.