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Spring Beckons Nigerian Families in Dubai

…1O Fresh Ideas for Family Fun across Dubai This Season If you’re looking for ways to spend time together as a family this spring, think Dubai for all manner of exciting activities and experiences. From outdoor sports to inspiring cooking classes, to culturally-enriching art exhibitions,...

Global carbon emissions hit record high in 2017

LONDON - Global energy-related carbon emissions rose to a historic high of 32.5 gigatons last year, after three years of being flat, due to higher energy demand and the slowing of energy efficiency improvements, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said. FILE PHOTO: Steam rises...

Over 5 billion people could face water scarcity problems by 2050, UN says

Some 3.6 billion people are estimated to be living in areas with a potential for water scarcity for at least one month per year, and this number could rise to as many as 5.7 billion people by 2050, according to a report published by...

Shell says Amnesty Intl’s claims on 89 oil spills false, without merit

Shell, Eni reported 89 oil spills of 1,830 in 7 years – Amnesty Intl AMNESTY International has accused international oil companies, Shell and Eni of negligence when addressing spills in Nigeria, describing their actions as “serious negligence.” Ogoni land, polluted with oil spills Amnesty...

Carbon cuts could help 15 cities each avoid at least 1 million early deaths – scientists

NEW YORK, March 19 - Fifteen cities in Asia and Africa could each see at least a million fewer premature deaths this century if they cut toxic carbon dioxide emissions along the levels promoted in the global climate change agreement, scientists said on...

Nigeria to slash sulphur in fuels a year after UN deadline

LONDON - Nigeria will begin cutting the sulphur levels allowed in imported fuels in July, a change long sought by health and environmental campaigners, a year after an initial deadline, an official at state oil company NNPC said. A man sits behind containers containing petroleum...

We have planted 634,132 trees in Katsina in five years – EU

As a way of promoting green house concept and preventing desertification in Nigeria, the European Union (EU) said it has planted 634,132 variety of trees in Maiadua Local Government Area of Katsina State in the last five years. EU Project Manager, Dr Chris Udokang who...
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