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THE MENACE OF FLOODING

by Lola, October 18, 2018

Flood has been a part of life at all ends of the earth, they occur in forests, cliffs, and even deserts. Flood mostly occurs during rainy season. This Article will examine the causes, effects and prevention of floods. The main cause of flooding is when it rains consistently for days. … Continue reading

Filled under : Environmental News

Mini-Grids: Bridging the Electricity Gap Through Renewables.

by Lola, September 26, 2018

“Renewables are a central pillar of SDG7 and they represent one of the most effective and economical means available in the pursuit of universal energy access” – Rabia Ferroukhi, Deputy Director of Knowledge Policy and Finance, International Renewable Energy Agency. Nations both developed and underdeveloped are coming to the realisation … Continue reading

Filled under : Energy Conservation , featured

COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS IMPACT IN NIGERIA

by Lola, September 11, 2018

Climate change is a global issue that calls for urgent attention. Nigeria happens to be one of the most vulnerable countries to the harshest impacts of climate change. As a nation, we feel the burden of climate change in our everyday lives, whether directly or indirectly. Causes of climate change … Continue reading

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CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENT AND ITS IMPACT ON LEARNING

by Lola, August 20, 2018

A large amount of a child’s time is spent in a school classroom. The classroom is where children gain an understanding of their place in the world and the gifts that they have to offer it. It is where the student develop what they want their future to look like, … Continue reading

Filled under : Environmental News , Training

LOVE WHERE YOU LIVE, BUT LOVE IT MORE WITH CLEANER AIR  

by Lola, July 30, 2018

Air pollution is a serious issue in Nigeria and to countries around the world. Every year, air pollution causes severe damage to human health and the environment. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), ambient air pollution is the greatest environmental risk to health – causing premature deaths worldwide. Air … Continue reading

Filled under : Environmental News , Pollution

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY – BEAT PLASTIC POLLUTION

by Lola, June 6, 2018

June 6 has long been the world environment day. Friends of The Environment (FOTE), in collaboration with the Conservation Club of Federal Science and Technical College(FSTC), Yaba and West African Seasoning Company Limited organized a symposium to commemorate the world environment day. During the lecture, the chairperson of FOTE, Engr. … Continue reading

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We’ll Phase out Plastic Bottles in 2023 – Lagos Government

by Lola, March 6, 2018

The Lagos state government says it plans to phase out the use of plastic bottles in the state by 2023. Mr Adebola Shabi, the Special Adviser to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode on Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI), made the disclosure in Lagos. Shabi said that plastic bottles, also known as pet bottles, … Continue reading

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Drought – A Natural Disaster Related to Famine

by Lola, February 12, 2018

The effect of drought cannot be overemphasized. We all know its negative impact on crops and land in general. For those that don’t, we would be shedding more light on this topic today. Drought is associated with extended absence of rainfall. It is categorized as a season in weather condition … Continue reading

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COPING WITH HARMATTAN IN THE YULETIDE SEASON

by Lola, December 13, 2017

To say that the harmattan season is here again would be stating the obvious. The nation is besieged with a different kind of weather towards the end of every year. There is nothing unusual about it. If anything, the harmattan arrived a bit late this year, coming in early December … Continue reading

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World Cities Day: UN-Habitat, Government to Upgrade Slums in Nigeria

by Lola, November 9, 2017

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, says that the Federal Government is partnering with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) to implement a Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme (PSUP) initiative in Nigeria. Fashola disclosed this on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at the commemoration of the 2017 “World … Continue reading

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