Space Biology Will Be A First For Africa

Tuesday, October 31, 2023
It will be a first for Africa: One innovative step by the North-West University (NWU) and one giant leap by the continent. The NWU rsquo;s Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences is set to launch the research area SpaceBiology@NWU. According to one of the project leaders, Prof Henk Bouwman, ...

A Carbon-Free Generator Using Urine As An Alternative Source Of Energy

Thursday, October 13, 2022
ODIMEGWU ONWUMERE writes in this report about four Nigerian girls who invented electricity by cleaning hydrogen in a water channel before injecting it into a gas chamber with urine. The hydrogen gas is pumped into a fluid borax chamber, where it is used to eliminate moisture. This refined ...

South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) Telescopes Observe The First Succe

Wednesday, October 12, 2022
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced that the orbital period of the asteroid Dimorphos around its parent asteroid Didymos has successfully been altered after it impacted with the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft at 1:14 am SAST on 27 September 2022 ...

Anambra Community Sends SOS to Govts, As Erosion Sacks Seven Families

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
The people of Ekwulumili in Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State have called on both federal and state governments to come to their rescue over the ravaging effects of erosion in the community. The President-General of the community, Chief Clement Ezeifedikwa, who made the call on b ...

Global Experts Meet To Discuss Plastic Pollution Crisis 

Thursday, April 7, 2022
Experts from around the world are coming together this week to discuss the success of policies designed to tackle the global plastic pollution crisis. The event taking place on Thursday and Friday (7 and 8 April)

Marijuana Cultivation Effects On 'cognitive Human Functions,ecosystems & Environ

Saturday, March 12, 2022
Habitat is immediately lost and the surrounding forests are weakened by edge effects and increased foraging pressures from displaced wildlife. Half of deforestation occurring in Nigeria 39;s rainforest and forest reserves is tales and trails of marijuana cultivation, popularly called 39;cannabis ...

Counting The Costs Of Cross River State 'super Highway' Road Projecton The Tropi

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Cross River State has over 2,000,000 hectares of rainforest originally found in the state and perhaps the primary rainforest remaining was only 729,000 hectares. The rainforest has important biophysical properties which affect local, regional and global environment quality. Cross River State has ...

Ted Show: "Shell Paid Nigerian Soldiers To Kill Nigerian Activists Fighting Agai

Tuesday, November 9, 2021
At a pre-COP26 conference which held in October, activists disrupted a TED panel in Edinburgh with the CEO of Shell dubbing him one of the most evil people in the world . Environmental campaigners took over the stage at the TED Countdown conference in Edinburgh which was hosting a panel discussi ...

World’s First City-wide Plastic Survey Launches In Portsmouth 

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
A project to help map lsquo;hotspots rsquo; of plastic rubbish in Portsmouth is being launched this week. The MAPP (Mapping Portsmouth Plastic) project will be a world first - a city-wide plastic survey, designed to help find solutions to reduce plastic waste in urban areas. It is the latest dev ...

Climate:  we Are Not Doing Enough!

Friday, July 23, 2021
The Keeling Curve continues to rise steadily Measurements of the carbon dioxide content of the earth 39;s atmosphere as a function of time have been made ever since 1958 at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. The resulting graph is called the ldquo;Keeling Curve rdquo;, in honor of Charles David ...
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