Registration Opens for Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week 2021 (11 – 14 May)

— Registration is open for the next sessions of Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week 2021, which will take place from 11 to 14 May 2021 in virtual form hosted by the Government of the Dominican Republic. Regional leaders from public and private sectors have confirmed their participation, including…

Lagos State Doubles down on Covid19 vaccination exercise.

By Sam Ifeanyi Nwosu …Seeks to ensure total coverage in its strategic first phase. …Residents Troop Out to Take Covid19 Vaccine….But not all are prepared! Mrs. Adepoju Idowu, who is a health official working at a primary healthcare center at…

Summit proffers strategies to overcome Covid-19 Hesitancy in Nigeria

* It is important to ensure herd immunity as the Covid-19 virus mutates * Government at all levels must be proactive enough to answer citizens concerns to engender trust The Lagos state government was applauded by participants for being proactive…

Criminal Gangs Are Cashing In On Humanity’s Plastic Crap

Gangsters aren’t in it for the environment. They’re in it for the money.   Imagine for a moment the world of organized crime in Southeast Asia, and you may picture meth labs, human-trafficking rings, or the billion-dollar trade in endangered…

Swiss Re announces ambitious climate targets including phase-out of coal by 2040

Swiss Re today has announced new measures to support the transition to a net-zero economy, encompassing both asset management and underwriting as well as its own operations. The Swiss Re Group, one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, has announced ambitious…

UK Government announces £150 million investment for world’s rainforests The UK Government has launched a £150 million fund to help protect 2.1 million hectares of rainforest from deforestation.

The UK Government has launched a £150 million fund to help protect 2.1 million hectares of rainforest from deforestation. Through the newly launched Mobilising Finance for Forests Programme, the Government’s £150 million investment is for businesses and investors who support…

Satelligence partners with GAR to delink palm oil production from deforestation

Utrecht, 25th February 2021 – Agritech company Satelligence has partnered with Golden Agri-Resources (GAR), following a three month trial, to deliver near real-time deforestation risk monitoring of GAR’s full palm oil concessions and supply chain, covering all of Indonesia. Based…

Stakeholders build capacity to access green funds for climate action projects

“We need to strengthen our capacity, increase institutional integrity and increase Gender participation to readily access funds for our climate action activities” This call was made made by Ms Titi Akosa on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at the opening of…

Urban Tree Coalition steps up plans to host Covid19 Memorial Forest

To commemorate World Forestry Day To plant One Million Trees over two years A group of youth led stakeholders under the coordination of Urban Tree Revival Initiative (UTRI) are stepping up plans for a Covid-19 Memorial Forest Reserve Project in…

New UNEP synthesis provides blueprint to urgently solve planetary emergencies and secure humanity’s future

Meeting ramped-up climate and biodiversity targets, cutting deadly pollution and achieving SDGs needs an all-society push for sustainability Shifting world views and putting nature at the heart of decision-making is key to achieving transformative change COVID-19 recovery plans are an…

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