Record-breaking World Environment Day spotlights land restoration, desertification and drought resilience

With a focus on restoring degraded lands, combatting desertification and building drought resilience, countries around the world came together today to mark World Environment Day 2024, under the rallying call ‘Our Land. Our Future. We are #Generation Restoration’. On the…

Chevron Nigeria Limited’s Commitment to Sustainability and Restoration

Since 1973, June 5 every year has been celebrated as World Environment Day (“WED”); a day set aside to raise awareness and promote actions to address environmental issues including marine pollution, overpopulation, global warming, sustainable development, wildlife crime, among others.…

Harnessing GIS and Emerging Spatial Technologies for Carbon Credit Development in Africa

By Christopher Burke   Africa holds immense potential to contribute to global efforts mitigating carbon emissions based on the continent’s vast natural resources, biodiversity and rapidly growing economies.  Unlocking this potential requires innovative approaches that leverage cutting-edge technologies such as…

Nigeria Wildlife Protection Bill Passes First Reading

Niigeria’s new Endangered Species Conservation and Protection Bill passed its first reading in the House of Representatives on Monday, February 26. Wild Africa Fund said that the new Bill aims to tackle wildlife trafficking, protect endangered species, and ensure Nigerian…

TECH Mahindra, MTN, plant 40 trees at Lagos School

A leading digital solutions company, TECH Mahindra, has partnered with the Africa Clean- up Initiative (ACI) to plant 40 trees on behalf of MTN Nigeria. Newsmen reports that the tree planting exercise took place on Thursday at the Lagos State…

Sahara Group Plants 2,000 Trees Per Annum To Remove 450 tonnes of CO2 From Atmosphere

As part of a consistent effort to drive sustainability, leading energy conglomerate and infrastructure Sahara Group in partnership with Treedom is planting a minimum of 2,000 trees annually across Africa. These initial set of trees will absorb more than 450…

NCF: In 2023, planted 276,860 trees, boosted economic value of 1000 Nigerians

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says it boosted the economic value of 1000 Nigerians and planted 276, 860 in 2023 through its Green Recovery Nigeria (GRN) Programme. This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Oladapo Soneye, Head Communications,…

Musim Mas Launched Women Smallholders Training Program

The Musim Mas Group announced the completion of the first phase of its Women Smallholders Program to provide independent female smallholders with life skills. Developed with academic trainers from the University of North Sumatra (USU), the program offered voluntary training…

LASG, NCF raise advocacy on solution to plastic pollution on Annual ‘Walk for Nature’ event

The Lagos State Government (LASG) on Saturday partnered with the Nigeria Conservation Foundation (NCF) to stage the Annual ‘Walk for Nature’ event to raise awareness on solution to plastic pollution and promote environmental sustainability. The theme of the 17th edition…

Climate change: NGO tasks Abuja residents on tree planting 

Joshua Creative Vision Development Foundation (CVDEF) an NGO supported by Christian Aid Nigeria has planted trees in some selected communities in Abuja Municipal Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), to mitigate climate change. Karshi, a suburb within the…

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