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Forte Oil Commissions Green Energy Solutions

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
A leading indigenous energy firm, Forte Oil Plc, has commissioned alternative solar energy solution tagged lsquo;Green Energy rsquo; solution for medium income earners. Speaking during the launch, the Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO), Forte Oil Group, Mr. Akin Akinfemiwa, stated that ldquo ...

Ignorance of the people: the biggest challenge of the environment - Wonne Afrone

Saturday, November 25, 2017
The International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) is a global event initiated by Ocean Conservancy (OC) since 1986. The aim is to engage citizens to remove trash and debris from beaches and waterways all around the world, identify the sources of debris, and change the behavioral patterns that contribute t ...

Is Climate Change not the same as Global Warming?

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Sincerely, these two terminologies ndash; Global Warming and Climate Change ndash; top the list of the most interchangeably used word by environmental scientists and journalists and it often leaves ldquo;laymen rdquo; confused whether the terms represent same or similar concepts. Now that awa ...

'Towerkill' Responsible For Sharp Decline in Bird Species

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Recent scientific advancements around the world have conflicted with some environmental systems; hence, there are many struggles to create a balance. One of the talking points is the 39;Towerkill. 39; lsquo;Towerkill rsquo; is a phenomenon that describes the killing of a large number of ...

Nigeria’s Growing Need for Beach Plastic Audit

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
According to Ocean Atlas 2017 - a publication of facts and figures on the threats to our marine ecosystems by Heinrich B ouml;ll Foundation and the University of Kiel rsquo;s Future Ocean Cluster of Excellence ndash; Nigeria ranks among the top twenty countries with the worst plastic w ...

Devastating Effects Of Deforestation And Overcrowding

Thursday, September 7, 2017
Experts in Environment have recently predicted that most major cities across Africa will be experiencing landslide and other ecological disaster in quick successions as a result of overcrowding and deforestation. As sad as this may sound, governments at various levels are yet to come up with aggress ...

Building an Eco-Attitude: Roles of Nigerian Youths

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Nature Conservation is the term used to describe the protection, preservation, management, and care of earth rsquo;s invaluable biological diversity. These resources extend beyond fauna and flora, that is, animals and plants, it also includes, soil, forest, rocks, water and even more. Nature is t ...

World Nature Conservation Day: Group teams up with government

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Friday, July 28, 2017 is World Nature Conservation Day (WNCD) and activities will hold across the world to raise awareness about nature conservation and the impact of human influence. Nigeria will not be an exception. The Wildlife Africa Initiative, a wildlife conservation, research, education, a ...

Petya-like wormable malware: The “Who” and the “Why”

Saturday, July 1, 2017
Late on 27 June, the New York Times reported that a number of Ukrainian banks and Ukrenergo, the Ukrainian state power distributor, had been affected by unidentified malware which caused significant operational disruption. Multiple security vendors and independent researchers subsequently identified ...

POOR AIR QUALITY IN THE NIGER DELTA ENVIRONS

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Poor air quality has been of serious concerned in the Niger Delta area as a result of the illegal refineries been operated in the region. It has been the source of poor quality diesel which contains high sulfur content when is a serious treat to the people in the region which is the majo ...

Connecting ‘People’ With Nature – Are The Youths Included? 

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
What if I told you that 80% of Nigerian youths lack a basic environmental education? What if I told you that 70% of young people around the world do not care about the environment they live in? Yes Now, before you begin a lsquo;I-want-to-proof-it rsquo; research, know that the truth, the bitter ...

World Environment Day 2017

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Ignorance is not an option ndash; the environment is the ldquo;stage rdquo; for every ldquo;performance rdquo;, every entity is important to it if the world would remain an ecosystem ndash; a self-supporting system. In the wake of recent global happenings, one cannot but think of what would beco ...

TREASURING OUR BIODIVERSITY

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
The colossal figures that describe the loss of flora and fauna in Nigeria over the last two decades are so saddening. It simply points to the fact that the word ldquo;biodiversity rdquo; is just a well-known vocabulary or should I say, a terminology that only exists in books. For the sake of ped ...
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