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Daily News
Wildlife for sale Environmentalists call for tough action to curb the tradePlatform at College House, University of Colombo. According to a report on “Ri
Wildlife for sale Environmentalists call for tough action to curb the trade
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Platform at College House, University of Colombo. According to a report on “Rise of Environmental Crime” by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and INTERPOL in 2016, the cost of the global environmental crime was estimated to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hegemony of Resource Control - 'Cankerworm' of Militancy1995, by the military government of late Gen. Sani Abacha. During the tenure o
Hegemony of Resource Control - 'Cankerworm' of Militancy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
1995, by the military government of late Gen. Sani Abacha. During the tenure of former President Obasanjo, he involved the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for the clean-up of Ogoniland. But things got sour by the sad incident that... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Solar Impulse 2 Heads East Across The Atlanticduring more than a week in New York. In addition, the Swiss Consulate, the New
Solar Impulse 2 Heads East Across The Atlantic
The Aero-News Network / Posted 4 days ago
during more than a week in New York. In addition, the Swiss Consulate, the New York Department of Education and the United Nations Environment Programme jointly welcomed more than 500 children to visit the airplane and meet the pilots.... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Solar Impulse 2 Takes Off From New Yorkduring more than a week in New York. In addition, the Swiss Consulate, the New
Solar Impulse 2 Takes Off From New York
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 4 days ago
during more than a week in New York. In addition, the Swiss Consulate, the New York Department of Education and the United Nations Environment Programme jointly welcomed more than 500 children to visit the airplane and meet the pilots.... Read more
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Daily News
Linking Human Rights and the Environment“World Conservation Strategy” which was prepared in 1980 by the World Conservat
Linking Human Rights and the Environment
Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
“World Conservation Strategy” which was prepared in 1980 by the World Conservation Union with the advice and support of the United Nations Environment Programme. It was endorsed by the governments of the various nations at the General Assembly in... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
Air quality crisis: 7 shocking statistics that will take your breath awaylimits in just one week The global air situation has been firmly back in the s
Air quality crisis: 7 shocking statistics that will take your breath away
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 7 days ago
limits in just one week The global air situation has been firmly back in the spotlight in the last few weeks. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has made severe warnings that the issue is far from solved in many countries,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Waste Needs to Be Tackled Before It Gets Out of Handso their disposal is causing a headache to many, besides having a nefarious eff
Waste Needs to Be Tackled Before It Gets Out of Hand
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
so their disposal is causing a headache to many, besides having a nefarious effect on the environment. According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) 20-50 million tonnes are produced each year, and in the next decade or so,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ebafosa an Answer to Addressing Nsanje District's Climate Change Effectssecurity," he explained. Ecosystem Based Adaptation for Food Security Assembly
Ebafosa an Answer to Addressing Nsanje District's Climate Change Effects
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
security," he explained. Ecosystem Based Adaptation for Food Security Assembly is a Pan-African institution created by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) during the Second African Ecosystem-Based Food Security Conference which was held... Read more
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Business Wire
I Premi Blue Planet del 2016 conferiti dalla Asahi Glass Foundation vanno a Pavan Sukhdev e Markus BornerSukhdev (India) Pavan Sukhdev è un Ambasciatore itinerante del Programma delle
I Premi Blue Planet del 2016 conferiti dalla Asahi Glass Foundation vanno a Pavan Sukhdev e Markus Borner
Business Wire / Posted 9 days ago
Sukhdev (India) Pavan Sukhdev è un Ambasciatore itinerante del Programma delle Nazioni Unite per l'ambiente (United Nations Environment Programme, UNEP), un amministratore fondatore del Green Indian States Trust (GIST), il fondatore e... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Protocol Aims to Cut Trillion-Dollar Food Waste BillLoss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard (FLW) has been developed joint
New Protocol Aims to Cut Trillion-Dollar Food Waste Bill
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard (FLW) has been developed jointly by the Consumer Goods Forum, the FAO, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), and the World... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG Yet to Set Up Mechanism for Ogoni Cleanupthe Federal Government is yet to put in place the requisite structures to comme
FG Yet to Set Up Mechanism for Ogoni Cleanup
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
the Federal Government is yet to put in place the requisite structures to commence the actual implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme report on Ogoniland. The delay is already causing anxiety in Ogoni, as groups like the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ogoniland's Environmental Restoration May Take 30 Years - UNEP's ReportAbuja — From the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) came a disclosure
Ogoniland's Environmental Restoration May Take 30 Years - UNEP's Report
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Abuja — From the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) came a disclosure yesterday that it could still take between 25 to 30years for the realisation of full environmental restoration of Ogoniland. The UNEP similarly declared that due to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
GEF Steps Up Efforts to Combat Wildlife Crime With Additional U.S.$40 Million to Expand ProgramDevelopment Bank (ADB), International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN),
GEF Steps Up Efforts to Combat Wildlife Crime With Additional U.S.$40 Million to Expand Program
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Development Bank (ADB), International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the World Bank Group (WBG) and World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Helen Clark, UNDP... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Will Rwanda's Push for Prosperity Be Powered By the Sun?plant has boosted Rwanda's electricity generation capacity by 6 percent, poweri
Will Rwanda's Push for Prosperity Be Powered By the Sun?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
plant has boosted Rwanda's electricity generation capacity by 6 percent, powering more than 15,000 homes. According to the United Nations Environment Programme, Rwanda has the potential to generate over 2 million MW of solar power, but U.N. figures... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
UN buries resolution on GazaCanada and Israel recently. The final round of meetings at the United Nations
UN buries resolution on Gaza
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
Canada and Israel recently. The final round of meetings at the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) organised by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Nairobi, Kenya, in the last week of May resulted in the passing of 25... Read more
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DW
Living Planet: Climate change makes food toxic |Living Planet: Climate change makes food toxic 10.06.2016 A new report by the
Living Planet: Climate change makes food toxic |
DW / Posted 14 days ago
Living Planet: Climate change makes food toxic 10.06.2016 A new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has found that extreme weather is increasing the levels of toxins in staple crops. With global temperatures set to rise,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Environmental Crime a Threat to Resources, Securityby international agencies on combating it - just $20-30 million, according to a
Environmental Crime a Threat to Resources, Security
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
by international agencies on combating it - just $20-30 million, according to a rapid response report published by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Interpol. Poaching of elephants and rhinos and illegal wildlife trade is a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tinder-Dry Zimbabwe Seeks Jail Terms for Arsonistsof those ecosystems, but unmanaged or too frequent fires lead to land degradati
Tinder-Dry Zimbabwe Seeks Jail Terms for Arsonists
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
of those ecosystems, but unmanaged or too frequent fires lead to land degradation, which affects farming and grazing, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) noted in a 2008 report. The United National Food and Agriculture Organization... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NNPC to Reduce Impact of Oil Exploration On the Environmentof State for Petroleum Resources and Group Managing Director of NNPC, Ibe Kachi
NNPC to Reduce Impact of Oil Exploration On the Environment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
of State for Petroleum Resources and Group Managing Director of NNPC, Ibe Kachikwu, demonstrate its support for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on best environmental management practices. Kachikwu made this commitment during... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Military to Reduce Presence in Niger Delta Communitieswill in tackling the vexed issue of the clean-up of Ogoniland with the June 2,
Military to Reduce Presence in Niger Delta Communities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
will in tackling the vexed issue of the clean-up of Ogoniland with the June 2, 2016 launch of the implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Report; which is one of the cornerstones of the group's agitation, over the... Read more
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NZCity
Gisele Bundchen is set to become a TV presenter.of Living Dangerously' include Jessica Alba and Olivia Munn. Gisele, who was a
Gisele Bundchen is set to become a TV presenter.
NZCity / Posted 17 days ago
of Living Dangerously' include Jessica Alba and Olivia Munn. Gisele, who was appointed as a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in 2009, is a keen environmentalist and has been the face of a number of UN... Read more
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Daily Mail
Gisele Bundchen straddles horse and strikes model pose in cowgirl gearunbelievable site of a cluster of clouds with a glowing sunbeam shooting throug
Gisele Bundchen straddles horse and strikes model pose in cowgirl gear
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
unbelievable site of a cluster of clouds with a glowing sunbeam shooting through the mass. The Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme just signed on as National Geographic's latest correspondent for their Years of Living... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Security Officers Trained On Ozone Depleting Substancestraining on Ozone depleting substances, for custom and other security officers
Security Officers Trained On Ozone Depleting Substances
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
training on Ozone depleting substances, for custom and other security officers in Janjangbureh, CRR south. Funded by the United Nations Environment Programme, the training aimed at equipping the security officers to identify Ozone depleting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mutharika Launches 2016 Climate Change Week, Ebafosaclimate change and the country started celebrating the week last year. EBAFOSA
Mutharika Launches 2016 Climate Change Week, Ebafosa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
climate change and the country started celebrating the week last year. EBAFOSA is a pan-African institution created by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) during the Second African Ecosystem-based Food Security Conference which was held... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ERA/FoEN Lauds Commencement of Ogoni Clean Up By FGNigeria ERA/FoEN, has commended the federal government for keeping to its promi
ERA/FoEN Lauds Commencement of Ogoni Clean Up By FG
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Nigeria ERA/FoEN, has commended the federal government for keeping to its promise of commencing the implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme UNEP, assessment on Ogoniland. President Muhammadu Buhari who was represented by the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Using Non-Violence to Achieve Clean Up of Ogonilandactivists, sons, and daughters have died over the years. However, the federal
Using Non-Violence to Achieve Clean Up of Ogoniland
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
activists, sons, and daughters have died over the years. However, the federal government was in the forefront by inviting United Nations Environment Programme, UNEP to get the local populace buy into the study process of cleaning exercise of the... Read more
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New Kerala
Tata Power plants nearly 25,000 saplings on World Environment Day - newkerala.com #73382the monsoons arrive, to ensure water conservation and survival of the saplings.
Tata Power plants nearly 25,000 saplings on World Environment Day - newkerala.com #73382
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
the monsoons arrive, to ensure water conservation and survival of the saplings. World Environment Day is an initiative of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) celebrated on 5th June. Its an annual event that is aimed at being the biggest... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Environmental Crime Growing At 'Alarming Pace' - Police Bodyincluding fish, timber, gold and other minerals - has risen by 26 percent in th
Environmental Crime Growing At 'Alarming Pace' - Police Body
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
including fish, timber, gold and other minerals - has risen by 26 percent in the last year, according to a report from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Interpol, the largest international police organisation. "Environmental... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Commends Angola On Environmental Protection ActionsLuanda — The Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UN
UN Commends Angola On Environmental Protection Actions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Luanda — The Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Achim Stainer praised on Sunday in Luanda, Angola's advances in promoting a healthy environment and the wildlife protection and conservation. Achim Stainer was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari to See Ear Doctors in Londonon an aircraft because of cabin pressure." The flag-off of the clean-up of Ogo
Buhari to See Ear Doctors in London
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
on an aircraft because of cabin pressure." The flag-off of the clean-up of Ogoni land, which was recommended in the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Report, was instead performed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Buhari's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Go Wild for Life,' UN Says On World Environment DayMarking World Environment Day, which this year focuses on the illegal trade of
'Go Wild for Life,' UN Says On World Environment Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Marking World Environment Day, which this year focuses on the illegal trade of wildlife, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is calling on everyone to "go wild for life" and take action to help safeguard species under threat for future... Read more
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Evening Standard
Plastic 'microbeads' in cosmetics could be banned to help environmentby Parliament. WED is observed every year on June 5 to raise global awareness
Plastic 'microbeads' in cosmetics could be banned to help environment
Evening Standard / Posted 18 days ago
by Parliament. WED is observed every year on June 5 to raise global awareness of environmental issues, and is run by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The Parliamentary research paper looking at the issues around microplastics,... Read more
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New Kerala
'Go wild for life,' UN says on World Environment Day - newkerala.com #72935June 5 (Just Earth News): Marking World Environment Day, which this year focuse
'Go wild for life,' UN says on World Environment Day - newkerala.com #72935
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
June 5 (Just Earth News): Marking World Environment Day, which this year focuses on the illegal trade of wildlife, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is calling on everyone to "go wild for life" and take action to help safeguard... Read more
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iol.co.za
Why green power is not oil’s death knellthat may inhibit their growth in the next few years. REN21, the international
Why green power is not oil’s death knell
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
that may inhibit their growth in the next few years. REN21, the international renewable energy association backed by the United Nations Environment Programme, has summarised impressive developments in the sector in 2015. Total investment in... Read more
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The Star
Prioritising wildlife trafficking in Asiatrafficking needs to be stopped. — The Straits Times/Asia News Network Isabell
Prioritising wildlife trafficking in Asia
The Star / Posted 20 days ago
trafficking needs to be stopped. — The Straits Times/Asia News Network Isabelle Louis is acting regional director of the United Nations Environment Programme Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. Jeremy Douglas is Regional Representative of... Read more
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International Business Times
World Environment Day 2016: What you need to know about the illegal wildlife trade one year.What is the impact? The illegal wildlife trade drives entire species
World Environment Day 2016: What you need to know about the illegal wildlife trade
International Business Times / Posted 20 days ago
one year.What is the impact? The illegal wildlife trade drives entire species to the brink of extinction. According to a United Nations Environment Programme report published in 2014, the African continent was home to an estimated one million... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Food is becoming more toxic - and extreme weather is to blameA new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) says that crops
Food is becoming more toxic - and extreme weather is to blame
Eye Witness News / Posted 20 days ago
A new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) says that crops such as wheat and maize are generating more potential toxins as a reaction to protect themselves from extreme weather. But these chemical compounds are harmful to people... Read more
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dna
World Environment Day: Need to protect ecosystem niches that make our survival possible, says Assam Governorto raise global awareness, to take positive environmental action, to protect na
World Environment Day: Need to protect ecosystem niches that make our survival possible, says Assam Governor
dna / Posted 20 days ago
to raise global awareness, to take positive environmental action, to protect nature and the planet Earth. It is run by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)." "World Environment Day is also known as Environment Day, Eco Day or short form... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari, Jonathan in Closed-Door Meetingbring them to justice." The president had further assured that "On the Niger D
Buhari, Jonathan in Closed-Door Meeting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
bring them to justice." The president had further assured that "On the Niger Delta, we are committed to implementing the United Nations Environment Programme report and are advancing clean-up operations." Buhari also said: "I believe the way... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Cops probe Tiger Temple links to global networkand other wild animal carcasses and amulets made of tiger parts. It confiscated
Cops probe Tiger Temple links to global network
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 21 days ago
and other wild animal carcasses and amulets made of tiger parts. It confiscated 13 wild animals worth 148,000 baht. The United Nations Environment Programme, together with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime issued a statement saying... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Environment Ministry Organises Regional Fair to Mark World Environment Day 2016Environment Day (WED) 2016 commemorated on 5 June opened yesterday at the Gymkh
Environment Ministry Organises Regional Fair to Mark World Environment Day 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Environment Day (WED) 2016 commemorated on 5 June opened yesterday at the Gymkhana Grounds, Vacoas. The theme chosen by the United Nations Environment Programme this year is Go Wild for Life. In line with the vision of Government, the local theme... Read more
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New Kerala
'Illegal wildlife trade pushing species to brink of extinction' - newkerala.com #72068in wildlife that is pushing species to the brink of extinction. Indeed, only ar
'Illegal wildlife trade pushing species to brink of extinction' - newkerala.com #72068
New Kerala / Posted 21 days ago
in wildlife that is pushing species to the brink of extinction. Indeed, only around 4,000 tigers are left in the wild," United Nations Environment Programme-United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said in a statement. "Until the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Jonathan, a Nice, Quiet Boy, Failed Us - Ogoni Traditional Rulereverything possible as a sitting government to get our brother and our leader,
How Jonathan, a Nice, Quiet Boy, Failed Us - Ogoni Traditional Ruler
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
everything possible as a sitting government to get our brother and our leader, the former president, to implement the UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) report," said Mr. Amaechi, a former governor of Rivers and an arch political rival of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Fulfils Promise, Brings Succour to N/Deltapast administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan to muster the politic
Buhari Fulfils Promise, Brings Succour to N/Delta
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
past administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan to muster the political will to implement the report of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on Ogoniland which was submitted to it in 2011. Buhari spoke yesterday during... Read more
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British Vogue
Gisele Gets Her Own TV Seriesand climate change in my beautiful home country of Brazil," Bündchen, who was a
Gisele Gets Her Own TV Series
British Vogue / Posted 21 days ago
and climate change in my beautiful home country of Brazil," Bündchen, who was appointed as a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in 2009, wrote in both English and her native Portuguese, alongside an image of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Buhari's Paradox of Progressthe genuine implementation of the long overdue cleaning up of the Niger Delta,
President Buhari's Paradox of Progress
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
the genuine implementation of the long overdue cleaning up of the Niger Delta, in line with the recommendation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report on the environmental restoration of Ogoniland. And, further saving of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Cancels Niger Delta Triphad suffered environmental pollution owing to exploration activities. The clea
Buhari Cancels Niger Delta Trip
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
had suffered environmental pollution owing to exploration activities. The clean-up of Ogoni land was recommended in the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Report. A group known as Niger Delta Avengers, had continued blowing up oil... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Osinbajo Kicks Off Clean-Up of Ogoniland, Warns Against Oil TheftPort Harcourt — After years of delay, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday la
Osinbajo Kicks Off Clean-Up of Ogoniland, Warns Against Oil Theft
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Port Harcourt — After years of delay, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday launched the implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report on the clean-up of Ogoniland and impacted areas of the Niger Delta, but warned that the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Nigeria launches clean-up in devastated oil spill regionfishing blamed on the oil industry, as well as under-development of the delta r
Nigeria launches clean-up in devastated oil spill region
The Borneo Post / Posted 22 days ago
fishing blamed on the oil industry, as well as under-development of the delta region. – Long task – In August 2011, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) said Ogoniland may require the world’s biggest-ever clean-up after a succession... Read more
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PhysOrg
Nigeria launches clean-up in devastated oil spill regionand fishing blamed on the oil industry, as well as under-development of the del
Nigeria launches clean-up in devastated oil spill region
PhysOrg / Posted 22 days ago
and fishing blamed on the oil industry, as well as under-development of the delta region. Long task In August 2011, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) said Ogoniland may require the world's biggest-ever clean-up after a succession... Read more
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