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HERDSMEN CHALLENGE: GROUPS DEMAND FOR MINISTRY OF LIVESTOCK AND FISHERIES

RESOLUTIONS OF THE  10TH SUSTAINABILITY ACADEMY  THEMED “CLIMATE CHANGE , PASTORALISM, LAND AND CONFLICTS” ORGANIZED BY HEALTH OF MOTHER EARTH  FOUNDATION (HOMEF) IN COLLABORATION WITH CONFEDERATION OF TRADITIONAL HERDER ORGANIZATIONS (CORET) ON 18TH OCTOBER, 2017,… Read more »

HOST COMMUNITIES TACKLE DANGOTE GROUP OVER MASSIVE COAL POLLUTION IN KOGI STATE

The Kogi State chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the Dangote Group to take the issue of environmental protection and corporate social responsibility for… Read more »

CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS ON OUR LAND AND FOOD by Nnimmo Bassey

Soil quality has direct impact on the quality of harvests. Poor soils produce poor yields and climate change affects the quality and availability of soil for food production. We experience… Read more »

OILWATCH AFRICA WANTS GOVTS TO DIVEST FROM FOSSIL FUEL, INVEST IN RENEWABLE ENERGY TO MITIGATE IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE

OILWATCH AFRICA   Fossil Fuels and Alternative Energy for Africa The Accra Declaration Oilwatch Africa network members, community representatives from oil regions, academia, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), community based organisations (CBOs)… Read more »

EXECUTION OF KEN SARO-WIWA, OTHERS: SHELL REFUSES TO HAND OVER EVIDENCE TO US COURT

Shell’s US law firm is refusing to hand over more than 100,000 internal documents crucial to a legal case in the Netherlands which is alleging the oil giant’s complicity in… Read more »

BAYELSA COMMUNITY OIL SPILL: WAS IT DUE TO EQUIPMENT FAILURE? COMMUNITY – YES, SHELL – NO

Oil spewing from equipment belonging to the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has ravaged parts of Tein-Biseni environment, Biseni, Yenagoa Local Government Area. A report compiled by the Environmental Right… Read more »

ENVIRONMENTAL JOURNALISTS CAN USE THEIR UNIQUE KNOWLEDGE TO EMPOWER MASSES – University Don

National President, Association of Communication Scholars and Professionals of Nigeria(ACSPN), Prof. Lai Oso has said environmental journalists and programme makers can use their work to empower the popular classes to… Read more »

REMOVE CARBON DIOXIDE FROM ATMOSPHERE OR FACE EXTREME CLIMATE CHANGE – Scientists

Humans must start removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as soon as possible to avoid saddling future generations with a choice between extreme climate change or spending hundreds of trillions… Read more »

PANEL ON CLIMATE CHANGE: THE OCEANS WILL EAT UP LEKKI-VI BY 2100. TIME TO PLAN AHEAD by Ogbo Awoke Ogbo

Actually, I lied in Church this morning – small “white lie.” The preacher, a retired army general, referring to the Lekki and VI floods, mentioned a disturbing dream he had… Read more »

FLOODS: ERA/FoEN BLAMES LAGOS STATE GOVT COASTLINE PROJECTS

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has blamed the recourse of the Lagos State government to environmentally-unfriendly projects along the entire Lagos coastline, especially the Lekki-Ajah axis… Read more »