Environment

Migratory species at risk across the planet, UN report warns

Migratory species at risk across the planet, UN report warns

From African elephants searching for water to turtles crossing seas to nest, and to albatrosses on their ocean-spanning search for food, the world's migratory species are under threat across the planet, according to a landmark report Monday.
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Plastic pollution to double by 2030 ― UNEP

Plastic pollution to double by 2030 ― UNEP

Plastic pollution in oceans and other bodies of water has continued to grow sharply and could more than double by 2030, according to an assessment released on Thursday by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). The report highlights dire consequences for health, the economy, biodiversity and the climate. It also says a drastic reduction in unnecessary, […]

NiMet predicts cloudiness, thunderstorm across Nigeria

NiMet predicts cloudiness, thunderstorm across Nigeria

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudiness and thunderstorm from Sunday to Tuesday across the country. NiMet`s weather outlook released on Saturday in Abuja predicted sunny skies with patches of clouds over the northern region with few thunderstorms over Taraba in the morning hours. According to it, there are prospects of isolated thunderstorms over […]

Water crisis looming globally as drought increases by 29% in Africa — WMO

Water crisis looming globally as drought increases by 29% in Africa — WMO

UN World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) says the number and duration of droughts also increased by 29 per cent over the past two decades in Africa as floods and droughts contribute to global water crisis. WMO and partners in a report published on Tuesday said improved water management, monitoring and forecasting were needed in the face […]

Lagos assembly raises alarm over ocean surge danger

Lagos assembly raises alarm over ocean surge danger

By Olasunkanmi Akoni and Ebun Sessou Members of the Lagos State House of Assembly called on relevant authorities on the need to protect Eti-Osa, Ibeju-Lekki, Badagry, Lagos Island and other affected shoreline communities from imminent catastrophe caused by ocean surges in the areas. Consequently, the House of Assembly called on the state Governor, Mr Babajide […]

Sanwo-Olu advocates collaboration against climate change

Sanwo-Olu advocates collaboration against climate change

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos on Monday called for collaboration between residents and all stakeholders towards achieving climate change impact. Sanwo-Olu, during the World Habitat Day celebration in Alausa, said the 2021 theme “Accelerating Urban Action for a Carbon Free World” was in line with his administration’s determination of implementing decisive climate actions. He called […]