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22 Nov 2017
In recent past, quite a baggage of blames and faults have been placed in the corridors of manufacturers, as being the biggest source of pollution in the world, Africa and indeed Nigeria not an exception.
6 Nov 2017
Giant manufacturing conglomerates should key into an extended producer responsibility plan aimed at protecting the environment and consumers, says VICTOR AMUSA, an environmentalist. He wants govt to implement incentive schemes like waste buybacks and encourage local recycling activities. It was recently widely reported that Nigeria ranked 125 out of 137 economies in global competitiveness index…
26 Jul 2017
Britain said Wednesday it will outlaw the sale of new diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040 in a bid to cut air pollution but environmental groups said the proposals did not go far enough.
14 Apr 2017
Smoking-related diseases will claim 200 million lives in China this century and plunge tens of millions into poverty, a report said Friday.
4 Feb 2017
Your home may not be a total sanctuary from health hazards. You keep it as clean as possible and take pride that it comes to up-to-date in maintenance; you spare no expenses in terms of cleaning products.
30 Jan 2017
Lamenting the development, the monarch while addressing journalists in Lagos described the situation as outrageous. Ogubolo council is the host community to the Federal Government Lighter Ocean Terminal comprising 14 coastal areas.
26 Jan 2017
More than 40,000 Nigerians will on Thursday discover if London's High Court can rule on their pollution claims against Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell over spills in the Niger Delta.
25 Oct 2016
Long-term exposure to urban air pollution incrementally increases the risk of high blood pressure, according to a study released Tuesday of more than 41,000 European city-dwellers.
29 Aug 2016
Sitting in a traffic jam is enough to send even a calm person’s blood pressure soaring.
17 May 2016
The Minister of Environment, Mrs Amina Mohammed, has urged industries in the country to strive to reduce pollution and other hazards that may contribute to climate change and its effects.
9 May 2016
Researchers have found that long-term exposure to environmental pollutants was associated with increased risk of mortality for many types of cancer in an elderly Hong Kong population.

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