World Environment Day
US Consulate, others celebrate World Environment Day with school children
The Acting United States (U.S.) Consul General, Brandon Hudspeth, at the weekend, participated in a tree-planting event with students of St. Savior’s School, Ebute Metta, Lagos, in commemoration of the World Environment Day.
World Environment Day: Kaduna Govt to plant 1.2 million trees
Kaduna State Government has pledged to plant 1.2 million trees within the year in an effort to tackle climate change. Mr Ibrahim Husseini, Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, stated this on Friday while inaugurating a tree planting campaign ahead of the 2021 World Environment Day in Kaduna. According to him, to restore the biodiversity…
Pakistan to host World Environment Day
Pakistan announced last week that it will host World Environment Day (WED) 2021 in partnership with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).
Lagos, conservationists urge biodiversity preservation
Worried by the adverse effect of human activities on the environment, conservationists have called for intervention to increase biodiversity preservation in the country.
Remembering the International Mother Earth Day
Twenty-second of April each year is marked as International Mother Earth Day (IMED). Unfortunately in much of the world the day will go unnoticed. Deep earth awareness is still lacking in many quarters. Human existence on earth has brought much pain to the earth. The state of world environmental degradation is astonishing.
Environment: A neglected stuff in Nigeria
The annual ritual marked as the World Environment Day has no meaning in Nigeria since the day is merely used by government officials to deliver beautiful...
Six schools emerge winners in environment day arts show
Six secondary and primary schools have emerged winners in the World Environment Day (WED) 2018, inter-school arts exhibition organized by the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF). The winners in the secondary school category are Mayors Height School, Epe Girls Senior Secondary School and Genesis High School as first, second and third positions respectively. While Refiners School,…
World Environment Day: NESREA holds rally against plastic pollution in Ibadan
The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA), Southwest Zone, has appealed to residents of Ibadan to reduce the use of plastics to protect the environment. The agency made the appeal at a rally to commemorate the 2018 World Environment Day (WED) on Monday. The Zonal Director, Mr Adeleke Ajani, told the News Agency…
To reduce pollution, avert flood, Lagosians charged to maintain clean environment
To reduce environmental pollution, as well as avert flood disaster, Lagos residents have been enjoined to maintain a clean environment. Speaking at the World Environment Day (WED), celebration with the theme ‘Connecting people to nature’.....