VINJOK LANGUAGE TRAINING PROGRAM

by Olajuwon Martins, November 25, 2019

Learning a language allows students to think the unthinkable. It allows us to think, feel, speak, listen, read and write in new ways we never thought possible. We learn new things about ourselves. Intercultural understanding has always been an important part of language learning. Therefore VINJOK is positioned to help … Continue reading

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Nestlé Nigeria and Wecyclers To Tackle Waste Pollution In Lagos

by Tochukwu, September 21, 2019

There is growing concern around the quantity of plastic waste entering the natural environment, harming wildlife and damaging ecosystems globally. It is estimated that 70% of all ocean litter is plastic. The environmental impact is so enormous that the United Nations (UN) has described it as a planetary crisis that … Continue reading

Tagged on : clean environment , FOTE

How to keep the Environment Clean

by Olajuwon Martins, July 5, 2019

A wise man once said, “Cleanliness is next to godliness.” A clean environment is nothing short of a necessity. It is common knowledge that unclean and filthy surroundings can breed disease-causing microorganisms galore. However, we all seemed to have learned to turned deaf ears to anyone who mentions cleanliness out … Continue reading

Filled under : Environmental News

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2019 – BEAT AIR POLLUTION

by Olajuwon Martins, June 18, 2019

Just like yesterday, another year has rolled in to celebrate the World Environment Day (WED) which usually holds on the 5th of June, every year. 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 … Continue reading

Tagged on : clean environment , LPG

Why A Retreat To Nature Can Be So Therapeutic

by Tochukwu, February 15, 2019

Psychotherapist and philosopher Erich Fromm (1900-1980) called the longing for nature biophilia. This is people’s love for nature, for the living. The term comes from the Greek and literally means “love of life or living systems.” After Fromm’s death, the evolutionary biologist and professor at Harvard University, Edward O. Wilson, … Continue reading

The Reality Of Carbon Footprint

by Tochukwu, January 28, 2019

If you really want to reduce your carbon footprint, have fewer kids and ditch your car…! Carbon footprint is the amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere as a result of the activities of a particular individual, organization, or community. The most common way to reduce the carbon footprint … Continue reading

How nature can help us heal from grief

by Tochukwu, January 17, 2019

Here’s how you can help friends and family during somber times. Death is a part of life. It’s a cliché. But clichés exist for a reason. The fact is we are surrounded by dying each and every day. Every time we step out in our yard, we are seeing an … Continue reading

Tagged on : Beach , Grass , Heal , Nature

WHAT IS EARTHING?

by Tochukwu, January 10, 2019

Can getting in touch with the Earth’s electrons improve your well-being? We look at the science.   The concepts are ones that we all can understand. Celebrating nature. Improving health. Getting a good night’s sleep. Strengthening the primordial bond between humans and the planet on which we live. The science … Continue reading

10 Ways To Make Your Community Healthier

by Tochukwu, December 19, 2018

The environment in your neighborhood and surrounding community has a huge impact on your health and lifespan. Where you live determines how safe your drinking water is, whether you have access to healthy food, how often you get outdoors to exercise and whether you breathe clean air. In fact, an … Continue reading

SDG 5: Gender Equality In Nigeria – A Critical Political Analysis

by Tochukwu, December 3, 2018

Gender equality refers to a situation where women and men have equal conditions for realising their full human rights and potentials; are able to contribute equally to national, political, economic, social and cultural development and benefit equally from the results. Furthermore, it entails that the underlying causes of discrimination are … Continue reading

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