Oil spills, flooding menace: Group unveils community-based approach to protect environment

The government has been advised to train community people on how to combat or live with the ever-deteriorating global climate change because the communities seem to suffer greater impacts. This is as countries especially Nigeria set ambitious climate change reduction targets without clear evidence of steps to pursue the targets. Nigeria targets 20 percent unconditional […]

Strengthening the Adaptive Capacity of Niger Delta women and youth on Climate change

Strengthening the Adaptive Capacity Of Niger Delta women and Youth on climate change carried out CsDevNet, PACJA, African Activities for Climate Justice and Nature Justice. Mr Abu Stephen of the CsDevNet spoke on Complications and Vulnerability of the Niger Delta region on climate change, stating how climate change have affected the livelihood of the people […]

The inaugural Indigenous Peoples’ and Local Communities’ Conservation Congress was held in Windhoek, Namibia, from 25 – 27 October 2023.

The event brought together Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities’ (IPLC) representatives from 46 of 54 African countries. Building on the Kigali Call to Action, the Congress articulated a rights-based, people-centred conservation strategy for the African continent and pointed to the urgent need to include Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities’ (IPLC) as nature custodians in key decision making […]

Niger Delta Climate Change Conference 2023

Sustainable Actions for Nature  had the privilege of participating in a groundbreaking Niger Delta Climate Change event Organized in the city of Port harcourt, which had in attendance key stakeholders within the region and also featured the climate clock presentation by Mr Mike David and we’re excited to share its significance with you. The Climate Clock […]

145 drugs offenders arrested in Rivers with over 722kg of cocaine, heroin, others

Over 145 drugs traffickers have been knocked out of circulation in Rivers State since January 2022 with over 722 kilograms of illicit drugs. The Rivers State Command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said in PH on Saturday, June 25, 2022, that cocaine and heroin topped the list. The Commander, Ahmed Mamuda, said […]

Right Minds, NDLEA, others team up against drugs abuse

·Awareness road walk, symposium to mark World Anti-Drugs Day 2022 By Ignatius Chukwu The streets of Port Harcourt are set to explode in carnivals to raise awareness against drugs abuse. This is as Right Minds Leaders Network is organising an Awareness Road Walk and Sensitisation for a Drug-Free Society and Symposium to hold in Port Harcourt, the […]

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY: NGOs move to rid P-Harcourt of dirt

By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT: As the world marks Environment Day, some Non-Governmental Organisations, yesterday, took to the streets of Port Harcourt, to give support to reducing the wastes that have taken over some streets of the city in Rivers State. The NGOs while carrying out the outreach also advocated for a government policy or […]

MENA Climate Week galvanises regional momentum for COP27

The first-ever Middle East and North Africa Climate Week, MENACW 2022, wrapped up on Thursday, March 31, 2022, building on the outcomes of the UN Climate Change Conference COP26 in Glasgow at the end of last year and providing important momentum for a successful COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, at the end of this year. […]

Lagos commit to wetlands preservation

Lagos State government has reiterated its commitment to stopping all forms of encroachments and misuse of wetlands. Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello, disclosed this during an advocacy programme on Wetlands and Biodiversity Conservation for Lagos Central Senatorial District held at Yaba Local Council Development Area. Bello said that the state […]

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