APRNEWS - Ahead of the proposed clean-up in Ogoniland, the Federal Government has called on the people to remain peaceful and avoid taking actions capable of delaying the exercise in oil impacted communities in the area.
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APRNEWS - As the environment is becoming dusty and hazy, the Lagos State government has urged residents to be cautious of fire and environmental hazards.
APRNEWS - Nigeria’s state for environment minister Ibrahim Usman Jibrin has resigned his position after emerging Emir of Nasarawa.
He tendered his resignation on Wednesday at the ongoing Federal Executive Council, which was presided over by president Muhammadu Buhari.
APRNEWS - "More than 53% of the population said they are not satisfied with their housing and living conditions" meaning that "less than 40% of the Ivorian population live in a decent environment", said Bruno Koné, Côte d'Ivoire's minister of construction, housing, and Urbanism.
APRNEWS - The first joint Africa-Arab States Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction has agreed to step up action on reducing disaster losses and work together in the face of common challenges.
APRNEWS - Experts in the environment sector have canvassed the use of recyclable papers as alternative to plastic materials.
The Head of Social and Environmental Forestry, Faculty of Renewable Natural Resources, University of Ibadan, Prof. Busuyi Agbeja, made the appeal during a lecture at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB).
THEGUARDIAN - Climate change affects everyone, but certain demographics and groups are at greater risk. One such demographic is women, who are more likely than men to feel the negative consequences of a warming planet.
REUTERS- At least 15 people have died in Somaliland after heavy rains caused by tropical cyclone Sagar which landed in the Horn of Africa over the weekend.
Situated at the northern tip of east Africa on the Gulf of Aden, Somaliland broke away from Somalia in 1991.
STANTEC - Located on the site of a former phosphate mine, the Alafia Preserve and Eagle Ridge properties are slated for a new life. But not before 33.8 acres can be restored to three shrub/forested wetlands, in compliance with a Florida Department of Environmental Protection permit.
Stantec - Site crews should minimize impacts of activities on the environment—protecting birds, limiting dust, and reducing spill potential