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Rije and Kuruji, Nigerian Communities Powered By Poultry Waste

Rije and Kuruji, Nigerian Communities Powered By Poultry Waste

By ‘Seyifunmi Adebote Abuja (Nigeria) – By converting poultry waste into 30KVA power unit, Rije community and Kuruji community, both in the Kuje axis of the Federal Capital Territory have blazed the trail for championing clean and green energy in Abuja, thanks to the Power Africa project. Playing host to over 1200 indigenes, who otherwise […]

Reducing Carbon Footprints

  By Ogunjobi Muyiwa As discussions about Climate Change and its effects across all spheres increases, there is an urgent need to refocus Nigeria’s approach to Climate Action. One of the plausible ways will be to ensure homes, companies and all stakeholders understand the meaning of ‘Carbon Footprint’ and how they contribute to it.   […]

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Raising Awareness For Conservation Through Sports

By: Stephen Aina/Somtochukwu Udo-Azugo   An energetic team of young conservationists from the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) is changing the face of conservation in Africa through innovation and science. The aim is to create positive impacts, extend supports and build collaboration at local, national and international levels for the conservation of vultures.   No doubt, […]

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60M At Risk Of Sleeping Sickness in Sub-Saharan Africa

By Amos Tauna Kaduna (Nigeria)– A Lecturer with the Faculty of Vetenary Medicine, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, northwest Nigeria, Shuaibu Mohammed, has said that there are about 70,000 cases of sleeping sickness in Nigeria every year, while an estimated of 60 million people are at the risk of the infection in sub Saharan Africa annually. Speaking at the […]

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Environmentalist Set To Unveil ‘GREEN GAMES IN NIGERIA’

By Alli Sheriffdeen Abiola Leveraging on innovation as a smart way to involve more young people in environmental advocacy and involvement, an environmental advocacy group, ‘My Environment My Wealth’ is set to launch ‘Green Games In Nigeria.’ According to the initiator, Wonne Afronelly, “Green Games is aimed at changing the mindset of Nigerians regarding waste management, […]

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Why Kaduna Community School In Northern Nigeria Use Cultural Day To Sensitize Students On Climate Change

By Ibrahim Yakubu Kaduna (Nigeria) – In View  of the serious threat posed to human health, economic growth and environment by the climate change, a community school in Kaduna, northern Nigeria, celebrated its 2017 Annual Cultural Day with a  focus on Climate Change. The threat to the long-term prosperity of many countries around the world, […]

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Ignorance Of The People: The Biggest Challenge Of The Environment — Wonne Afronelly

By Alli Sheriffdeen Abiola The International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) is a global event initiated by Ocean Conservancy (OC) since 1986. The aim is to engage citizens to remove trash and debris from beaches and waterways all around the world, identify the sources of debris, and change the behavioral patterns that contribute to pollution. “My Environment My Wealth”, a Port Harcourt based environmental group held their 2nd Port […]

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Is Climate Change Not The Same As Global Warming?

By Ogunjobi Oluwamuyiwa Felix Is Climate Change not the same as Global Warming? Sincerely, these two terminologies – Global Warming and Climate Change –  top the list of the most interchangeably used word by environmental scientists and journalists and it often leaves “laymen” confused whether the terms represent same or similar concepts. Now that awareness […]

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