Flood Ravage Uzere, Ozoro, Iyede, Owhelogbo, Otor-Igho, Aradhe Communities, Sack hundreds from Homes by OVEDHE HEZEKIAH.

A ravaging flood has submerged parts of Uzere and Ozoro the headquarters of Isoko North local government area of Delta State rendering hundreds of people homeless, farmlands destroyed as a result of unabated rain, the blockage of drains and water channels in the community. It is also believed that the flooding maybe due to global […]

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Increasing Pipeline Vandalism: Shell to deploy High-teck helicopters to monitor facilities

Following the failure of Nigeria government to protect oil faclityes, leading energy giant, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), has deployed state-of-the-art high definition cameras for quick detection of and response to crude oil spills from its facilities. The cameras will also help in tracking vandalism of SPDC joint venture assets. SPDC’s […]

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Floods May Displace Millions of Nigerians Soon – Agency

Several states of Nigeria will be hit by floods from eight nations, the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency has said. The agency said on Wednesday that more states across the country would be affected next month by both river and urban flooding as floods from the upper reaches of the Niger Basin. The basin comprises eight […]

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Climate Change And Its Fatalities Is Going To Get Worse

A bleak new report highlights how the climate crisis is responsible for deaths and will cause more in the coming decades, along with malnutrition, stunted growth and lower IQs in children directly impacted by the crisis, as the Guardian reported. The policy report From Townsville to Tuvalu produced by Global Health Alliance Australia in partnership […]

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As Climate Bell Tolls by By Nnimmo Bassey

There is a general agreement that climate change is driven mostly by human activities. These activities include the release of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere through the burning of fossil fuels, deforestation, industrial agriculture, urbanisation and others. This general agreement is held by citizens of the world and most political leaders. […]

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The Best Technology for Fighting Climate Change Isn’t a Technology: It’s Forests by Han de Groot

The latest IPCC report  does not mince words about the state of our planet: we must act now to achieve global change at a scale that has “no documented historical precedent” in order to avoid the climate catastrophe that would result from a 2 degree C rise in average global temperature. Climate change already disproportionately affects the […]

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30 States to Experience Huge Flooding Due to Water inflow from Rivers Niger and Benue

No fewer than 74 Local Government Areas (LGA) in 30 states in Nigeria would experience severe flooding in June, July, August and September, the nation’s hydrological agency said. Another 279 local government areas would experience minimum flooding across the country in the period, it added. The Director-General of the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA), Clement […]

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“We Need Immediate Action On Air Pollution to Stop 7 Million Premature Deaths Yearly” – Scientistss

Countries across the world must urgently adopt emissions controls and air monitoring systems for the worst pollutants, if they are to grapple with the growing problem of air pollution causing millions of deaths each year, five national academies have said. The Academies of Sciences and Medicine from South Africa, Brazil, Germany, and the United States […]

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Environment and The Law of Balance By Stephen Lampe

In an essay entitled “Great Summits, Modest Agreements and Insignificant Actions”, I noted the poor record with respect to concrete achievements of international and regional summits, such as the World Summit on Sustainable Development held in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2002 and the Earth Summit (known formally as the United Nations Conference on Environment and […]

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