FOTE, UNDP & Zenith Bank Empower Women

by xavia, October 5, 2017

As part of efforts at reducing health hazards and protecting the environment, Global Environment Facility (GEF) of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Friends Of The Environment (FOTE) in partnership with Zenith Bank, have empowered over 100 women in Ibeju-Lekki Local Government Area of Lagos State on the use and benefits … Continue reading

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My Environment, My world – a Reminder on the Importance of Taking Care of Our Environment

by Lola, August 28, 2017

We need to start doing the right things towards saving our environment from major environmental problems. By so doing, we are able to save human existence in the near future. Our planet earth has a natural environment, known as ‘Ecosystem.’ which includes all humans, plant life, mountains, atmosphere, and seas. The … Continue reading

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90kW Solar System Gives Steady Power to 400 Homes in Northern Nigeria

by Lola, August 23, 2017

400 families in Gnami and Pakau communities of Kaduna state have reportedly enjoyed non-stop clean electricity. This has been supplied to them for about two years now by two solar photovoltaic systems worth 90 kilowatts (kW). As disclosed by Nigeria’s power ministry. The ministry stated in Abuja on August 2, … Continue reading

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Go Green: Introducing the World’s First Floating Wind Energy Plant

by Lola, August 1, 2017

Modern technology is converting the seemingly impossible to possibility. It is difficult to imagine a wind turbine floating in the ocean. Wind turbines are magnificent structures which tower higher than the world’s tallest buildings. They are generally static and grounded with a massive supporting structure under waters. The revolutionary technology … Continue reading

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FLOODING – Effect of Blocked Drainage Systems on the Environment ‘Using Lagos State as a Case Study’

by Lola, July 12, 2017

Water is important to life. Every living thing needs water to survive. Yet the same water causes havoc and becomes a terror in form of floods when rivers overflow their banks due to excess rainfall. Floods are common natural disasters that can affect millions of people around the world. They destroy houses and carry soil away from valuable farm land. At least … Continue reading

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‘Solar Paint’ Prototype Introduced to Help Homes Generate Clean Energy

by Lola, June 29, 2017

Solar paints could be the future of renewable energy. There’s a new technology being developed that can turn solar energy and water vapour into fuel. The researchers discovered that in order to create solar paint, the compound should be mixed with titanium oxide. This way, the paint can absorb sunlight … Continue reading

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World Environment Day – 2017; Theme ‘Connecting People to Nature’

by Lola, June 6, 2017

World Environment Day (WED) is a very important day in our lives. It is celebrated annually on the 5th of June. It’s the United Nation’s principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. The theme for this year, implores us to get outdoor and into nature, … Continue reading

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Plastic Houses Can Withstand Bombing, Earthquake, Fire, Desertification – Renewable Energy Researcher

by Lola, May 26, 2017

According to the Chief Executive Officer, Developmental Association for Renewable Energy in Nigeria, Engr. Yahaya Ahmed, “Plastic bottled houses can last for more than 200 years if constructed properly. It can stand the challenge of fireproof, bulletproof, and it is earthquake resistant.” It can last more than 200 years on … Continue reading

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Importance of Ventilation in Our Everyday Lives

by Lola, May 10, 2017

Have you ever wondered why people who live in rural areas live longer than those who live in urban areas? Well there are many reasons; but one certainly is that they live more in open spaces. Everyone knows that air is essential to life, but not everyone understands that breathing … Continue reading

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Amazing Health Benefits of Hibiscus

by Lola, May 3, 2017

Apart from being a beautiful flower, there are many health benefits of hibiscus. No wonder people around the world enjoy its drink. Hibiscus can be grown in gardens, and it is God sent for butterflies and hummingbirds. They are known for their trumpet shaped, coloured flowers, which can make a … Continue reading

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