SPDC Battles Letugbene Community Over Land Dispute

The people of Letugbene, Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa State have shut down a drilling rig belonging to Shell Petroleum Development Company, (SPDC), alleging the company’s failure to accord them recognition as…

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Cities call for a green and just recovery in Europe

Letter to the European Council from Mayor of Milan Giuseppe Sala: Cities call for a…

Minister leads experts to proffer solutions to flooding in Nigeria

In 2019, 130,934 people were affected by floods, while 48,114 persons were displaced and 126…

Leaders Address Key Global Crises at UN Virtual Summit

UN Climate Change News, 16 June 2020 – At the 20th UN Global Compact Leaders Summit, which took place on the 15th and 16th of June, thousands of leaders from government, civil society and the United Nations discussed how business…

Climate Action – Highlights of June Momentum for Climate Change

A series of virtual events took place 1 to 10 June to maintain momentum in the UN Climate Change process and showcase progress in climate action despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The series, dubbed the “June Momentum,” led to active exchanges…

Protection of seagrasses key to building resilience to climate change, disasters – new UN report

Seagrass meadows can be a powerful nature-based climate solution and help sustain communities hard-hit by stressors such as the COVID-19 pandemic, but these important ecosystems continue to decline. The importance of seagrasses is highlighted in a new report, Out of…

COVID-19 speeds up digitalization of African agricultural sector

When it became harder in Kenya for plant and animal health specialists to meet physically with farmers due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the two sides embraced digital agriculture services. And when farmers found it difficult to buy agri-products like seeds and…

New dates announced for UN climate change summit

The United Nations has announced new dates for the annual global climate change summit, confirming the event to be held next year as the coronavirus pandemic poses a health risk to delegates and travel restrictions could affect their participation. The…

WED2020: Join the #ForNature online conversation-Get Involved

As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, it has never been more critical to take action for nature. Over 100,000 people from 193 countries have visited our site in the past weeks to participate and engage with World Environment…

Consistent Low Oil Price Portends Gloomy Future For Nigeria’s Economy-Avuru

…Investments in the Oil and Gas Sector Dwindling …Pandemic Has Led to Global Economic Meltdown …Gas as an Enabler for Domestic Energy Security …Need for Increase in Non-Oil Sector  -By Felix Douglas   The Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationist (NAPE),…

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