Experts urge halt in gas flaring as WMO confirms 2018 fourth warmest year
In a clear sign of continuing long-term climate change associated with record atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 have been confirmed as the four warmest years on record.
CSOs, farmers seek revocation of permit for commercial GM beans
A coalition of civil society organisations (CSOs), including the Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), and farmer groups have called on the Federal Government to revoke permit for the commercialisation of BT cowpea.....
CSOs protest influx of GMOs products into Nigeria
A coalition of civil society organisations has condemned the continuous influx of Genetically Modified (GM) crops and products into the country. The CSOs, comprising of Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), GMO- Free Nigeria Alliance, Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) and Bio-integrity and Natural Food Awareness Initiative, called for a ban on GMOs in…
CSOs urge government to reject agricultural biotechnology as solution to food challenges
The GMO-Free Nigeria Alliance, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) and over 35 other Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have called on Nigerian...
Abuja court strikes out case against Mosanto, others over GMO
A federal High Court in Abuja has struck out a suit filed by the Heart of the Mother Foundation (HOMEF).The suit was on the issuance of permit to Mosanto for the commercialisation of Genetically Modified Crops (GMO) in the country.
Groups urge moratorium on deep sea mining exploration, exploitation
Frontline environmental group, HOMEF foundation has warned that international waters - known as the “common heritage of kind” - are under a new, imminent, and most deadly threat from the deep sea mining industry.
‘Oil exploration threatening 6.5 million fishing population in Niger Delta’
No fewer than 6.5million people involved in fishing-related activities in the Niger Delta have been threatened by the oil exploration.Renowned environmentalist, Nnimmo Bassey, disclosed this in a paper delivered at a summit in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
Group raises the alarm over importation of genetically modified organism crops
The Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) has raised concerns over the importation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) crops into the country without following due process.
Genetically modified organisms and public health concerns
Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and their growing popularity was the concern of Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) which organised a training session for journalists in Benin City...
Foundation donates learning aids to Cross River school
Touched by the poor academic environment students of Government Migrant School, Ekuri, Cross River State studies, a coalition of some non -governmental organization, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) moved in to donate text books and other learning materials to the school.