Monday, 21 June, 2021

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Tag: environmental protection


Activists from Norway want the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) to halt drilling in the Arctic region. The group consists of Nature and Youth, Greenpeace, and six young climate activists. The Scandinavian kingdom awarded 10 new production licences for oil and gas in the Barents Sea Read more…


Six environmental activists from six continents have been honoured with the Goldman Environmental Prize for their vigorous campaign to protect the global environment. The awardees include: Gloria Majiga-Kamoto (Malawi), Thai Van Nguyen (Vietnam), Maida Bilal (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Kimiko Hirata (Japan), Read more…


The first digital conference on Africa’s drylands has commenced. It is being organized by the Global Landscapes Foundation (GLF) Africa. The theme for this year is: RESTORING AFRICA’S DRYLANDS – ACCELERATING ACTION ON THE GROUND. This conference is being held Read more…


The United States government says it will make available $10 Million for states, tribes and territories to address environmental challenges. The finds are intended to be used at state and tribal discretion to complement those programs funded under established environmental Read more…


Uchechukwu Agbanusi, a environmental expert, has suggested that only effective engagement as well as climate education would help Nigerians imbibe solid environmental practices. Agbanusi said this was vital in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), He made this observation at Read more…


A court in the Dutch capital The Hague has ordered Royal Dutch Shell (RDS) to fight climate change and massively cut-down on its carbon emissions. It also told the oil giant and its customers to reduce the carbon dioxide emitted Read more…


In March, the Nigerian Breweries (NB) announced it would launch of a 663.6 kWp solar plant in Ibadan, Oyo state. Now that plan has become a reality as the plant has been commissioned by the state governor Seyi Makinde. This Read more…


How much has the video gaming industry impacted environmental protection? Well, it would appear to be quite a lot! In 2019, the UN Environment teamed-up with 19 big tech companies to launch the Playing for the Planet Alliance – aimed Read more…


The mining and metals industry is one that brings the phrase to the fore: Occupational harzard. This is because of the many disasters that have occured globally and the consequences on humanity and the environment. For instance, thec atastrophic failure Read more…