Incredible Solar and Water Powered Trash Cleaner

by Lola, April 13, 2017

This incredible solar and water powered trash cleaner is the rising star of Baltimore’s Inner Harbour, known to locals as Mr. Trash Wheel. It is a garbage gobbler that clears debris before it enters the river. Built with $720,000 in public and private funds, the voracious device once filled 12 … Continue reading

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Eating Fruits and Vegetables Can Save the Environment

by Lola, April 12, 2017

As a nation, we eat a lot of meat and junk food not realizing how much damage it does to our health. We need to take into account that efficient production of food produces less greenhouse gas. This in turn leaves a smaller environmental footprint. In a study on diet … Continue reading

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Benefits of Orchards to the Environment

by Lola, April 7, 2017

Everyone knows forests and trees are of vital importance to the world’s ecosystem, especially in their role of removing carbon dioxide from the air, and producing oxygen for animals and humans to breathe. Orchards have played an important role in communities for many centuries. Providing a place where people and … Continue reading

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The Issue of Waste Management

by Lola, March 29, 2017

The issue of Waste Management is relevant to everyone. Have you checked your garbage lately? Are you aware that you are throwing away many materials that could be saved? If we did simple things like reusing glass, we could reduce our community landfill sites. Wastes are substances that have no … Continue reading

Etisalat Trains Sanitation Ambassadors in Kwara State

by Lola, March 28, 2017

Etisalat Nigeria has yet again demonstrated its commitment to community development and environmental preservation with the training of 10 ‘Waste Management Champions’ as well as the donation of waste disposal bins and other ancillary items to Adewole-Adeta community in Ilorin, Kwara State. Etisalat affirmed this during the launch of its Community … Continue reading

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Environmental Hazards

by Lola, March 23, 2017

A hazard is something which is known to cause harm. It is a source of danger to the health. Thus, environmental hazard is a broad term used in defining occurrence such as earthquake, and pollution. These occurrences are brought about by natural forces on the earth surface and human activities. Environmental … Continue reading

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Afforestation – Protecting Our Forest and Future

by Lola, March 20, 2017

Afforestation – Protecting Our Forest and Future. The need to preserve our forest to improve the quality of trees has become more important than ever. In Nigeria, afforestation is of critical importance, as the whole country has been ravaged by many environmental problems. Many of our thick forest with valuable … Continue reading

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Drainage Systems in Nigeria

by Lola, March 16, 2017

As we all know, its rainy season in Nigeria and in order to avoid floods, it is important to have effective drainage systems. This will ensure free flow of water during and after heavy downpour. Drainage systems are constructed to ensure that waste water and sewage is transported neatly to … Continue reading

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The Importance of Biodiversity Conservation

by Lola, March 14, 2017

Biodiversity Conservation is an important environmental issue. Without a proper balance between all life forms and ecosystem, there will be a loss of life forms. The existence of plants and animals in an environment can be referred to as biodiversity. Simply put the whole set of life forms that exist on … Continue reading

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Horticulture and The Environment

by Lola, March 13, 2017

Horticulture impacts our lives on a daily basis. It provides us with nutritious fruits and vegetables, offering visual enjoyment, and promoting recreational activities. Horticultural production is primarily involved in the intensive use of resources, such as land, water, labour and inputs such as fertilizers and pesticides. The use of such … Continue reading

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