Groups seek marine protected areas in Nigeria, others
A virtual meeting on freshwater and marine ecosystems has called for the creation of a marine protected area that incorporates territories in Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Cameroon.
Group calls for probe into dead fishes across Niger Delta
Environmentalists, members of FishNet Alliance, and people in the Niger Delta region has called on relevant government agencies to investigate the actual cause of sudden death of fish being washed ashore across the Niger Delta coastline.
HOMEF, CSOs petition Lagos government, seek repeal of NBMA Act, others
The Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) and other civil society groups (CSOs) yesterday demanded a ban on genetically modified organisms (GMO) foods in the country and repeal of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) Act.
HOMEF accuses scientists of hiding truth about GM crops
With scientists making conflicting assertions on the safety of Genetically-Modified (GM) crops, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) has accused them of concealing...
FG adopts indigenous technology in climate fight
The Federal Government plans to deploy indigenous technologies to tackle climate change in the country. The Director, Department of Climate Change, Federal Ministry of Environment, Dr. Peter Tarfa made this known at a two-day School of Ecology
Environment activist bags doctoral award
A Nigerian architect, environmental rights activist poet and award winning author, Nnimmo Bassey, has bagged an honorary doctoral degree at the prestigious University of York, United Kingdom.
HOMEF, medical practitioners raise the alarm on dangers of GMO crops, urge ban
Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), Dr. Nnimmo Bassey and some medical practitioners have expressed grave concern on the dangers associated with the consumption of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) food, saying it’s unfit for healthy living.
HOMEF faults GMO crops’ rescue claim to world’s growing population
The Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) has faulted the claim that genetically modified (GM) crops remain the veritable source of food...
Experts set agenda for Buhari government on environment
Civil society groups and experts have examined the Buhari administration’s four years’ of environmental stewardship, saying that much needs to be done in the protection of the natural resources through conservation and sustainable practices. They believe that the Federal Government scored major point in the United Nations Environment Programme report and clean up of the…