UNDP Plants 500 Trees in Rivers State

by Lola, February 7, 2017

UNDP Plants 500 Trees in Rivers State The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has planted over 500 trees at Oko-Ohia Afara in Etche Local Government Area of Rivers State. The exercise was part of the on-going Biodiversity conservation programme of the UNDP. The national coordinator of the UNDP Niger Delta … Continue reading

Environmental Degradation

by Lola, February 3, 2017

Environmental degradation is a major global issue. Daily, the population of the world is fast increasing, which has resulted in environmental degradation. This means that man’s insatiable needs have disturbed the whole environmental equilibrium. Natural occurrences such as heavy rainfall, floods, storms, earthquakes, volcano eruption amongst a few have also … Continue reading

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Why We Need to Recycle Plastic

by Lola, February 1, 2017

Why we need to recycle plastic and not add to the eight million tons of rubbish in our oceans. We live in a world obsessed with throwaway plastics which can also be referred to as disposable plastics. These plastics takes about 450 to 1,000 years to breakdown and decompose. It’s … Continue reading

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2016 Hottest Year Ever Recorded – Scientists Say Human Activity to Blame.

by Lola, January 25, 2017

2016 hottest year ever recorded – scientists say human activity to blame. 2016 was the hottest year ever record, with scientists firmly putting the blame on human activities. The final data for 2016 was released by three key agencies – the UK Met Office, NASA and NOAA. All in the United States. … Continue reading

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How Nigeria Can Transit to Green Economy

by Lola, January 23, 2017

For Nigeria to successfully transit to a green economy, there is a need for the enforcement of existing legislations on sustainable environment. Stakeholders, who spoke at the workshop in Lagos organized by the Community Conservation and Development Initiatives (CCDI) in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal … Continue reading

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Trump Could Be Good for The Environment

by Lola, January 17, 2017

‘Trump could be good for the environment’ is no gainsaying as Trump is very keen on bringing more economic growth back to the United States. Also, more industrial activities would be given to companies involved in solving environmental problems such as cleaning up the water supply from fracking water. Fracking … Continue reading

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Lagos Launches First-Ever ‘Energy Conservation Month

by Lola, January 11, 2017

Lagos Launches First-Ever ‘Energy Conservation Month Lagos Launches First-Ever ‘Energy Conservation Month. C40 city Lagos has named October “Energy Conservation Month,” launching this first-of-its-kind initiative to raise awareness on energy usage. C40 city Lagos is an initiative by the Lagos state Government to enable cities tailor their activities to unique … Continue reading

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Energy from Waste – Pyrolysis Process

by Lola, January 9, 2017

Pyrolysis is a method of gasification that turns waste into energy-rich fuels by heating the waste under controlled conditions. The process occurs in the absence of oxygen. In general, pyrolysis of carbon-based materials produces gas and liquid products. It then leaves a solid residue richer in carbon content. The solid residue … Continue reading

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Importance of Organic Agriculture in Nigeria

by Lola, January 3, 2017

It is a new dawn, thus, the need to start treating our environment right. This will in turn, result in a better living for us all. This brings us to the topic ‘importance of organic agriculture in Nigeria’. We can refer to organic agriculture as “A method of producing quality … Continue reading

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Environmental News – Lagos To Generate Energy From Waste & More

by Ifeanyi Maduka, December 19, 2016

Lagos Plan To Generate Energy From Garbage The Lagos State Government has proposed a new model from energy in its approach to environmental waste management. According to the state government, Olusosun, a popular landfill that has been a dumping ground for years, will soon become a model for the urban … Continue reading

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