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African leaders seek US$1 billion for elephant protection African leaders called on international donors to commit One Billion dollars over the next 12 years to...

Solar Voyager made from recycled plastic set for Antarctic expedition

  A new vehicle which was recently invented by a Dutch couple from Clean2Antarctica was made from recycled plastics and also runs on solar energy....

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  IPCC: Renewables to Supply 70%-85% of Electricity by 2050 to Avoid Worst Impacts of Climate Change Limiting global warming to 1.5°C will require extreme changes,...

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Dozens of Elephants Killed in 'Biggest-Ever' Slaughter in Africa The carcasses of 87 elephants have been found near a wildlife sanctuary in Botswana, in what...

Virgin Atlantic 747 plane: First plane to fly using recycled waste.

  The Virgin Atlantic 747 plane is the first plane to fly using recycled wastes as fuel. The commercial plane which flew overnight from Orlando...

Tanzania switches to natural gas-powered buses.

In an attempt to cut off fuel use by 50% thereby reducing carbon emissions, Tanzania has devised plans to move to natural gas powered...

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 ASOS hold a conference for sustainable fashion ASOS held a sustainability conference on Wednesday with over 90 of the biggest brands in the fashion industry...

Killer Whales on the verge of extinction

  Poisonous chemicals (Polychlorinated biphenyls; PCBs) which can be found in electrical machineries, threatens to kill approximately half the world’s population of Killer Whales over...

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UK Government announces pilot scheme to reduce food waste Today, the UK Government announced a pilot scheme to reduce food waste. The initiative, which has...

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First ‘zero-emissions’ Winter Olympics kicks off in South Korea: The 23rd Winter Olympic games open this weekend in what it is hoped will be...

How is Nigeria Preparing for the Next Flooding Season?

Musa lost his two (2) wives and six (6) children under the debris of his collapsed two (2) -bedroom apartments after the sudden rains...

The Cost of Renewable Energy: Are Renewables Really Green?

The global green rush to move away from fossil fuel dependence has incontestably led to a plethora of renewable energy initiatives. From the traditional...

ISO set to release ISO 14080 towards Achieving the Climate Agenda

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has commenced the drafting of a new ISO, 14080. The proposed standard is aimed at helping governments and...

#Opportunity: Summer 2017 Online Course in Urban Sustainability

Interested in learning how cities can go green? Take UP136 Urban Sustainability online this summer with Prof. Dustin Allred from the Department of Urban and Regional Planning. The...

#DevelopingStories: Progress of Renewables in Africa

Although most of the sub-Saharan African countries face serious challenges when it comes to power and energy, Africa has succeeded in finding solutions to...

REVAMPING THE ECONOMY: THE REALITY OF GREEN BONDS

As an emerging economy faced by increasing financial challenges from climate change, limited transportation network, inadequate water systems and energy shortage, the current economic...

Sustainable Technologies Reduce Emissions

The aviation and shipping industries contribute significantly to global CO2 emissions each year, but a growing portfolio of sustainable technological solutions are helping the...

Wastewater: Tackling Africa’s Growing Water Scarcity

This year, the globally celebrated World Water Day is based on the theme of wastewater in an effort to draw closer attention to reducing...

#ThrowbackCSRFiles: Climate Change – Africa Can Still Feed Africa

Changes in climate such as higher temperatures and reduced water supplies, along with other factors like biodiversity loss and ecosystems degradation, affect agriculture. According...

Trump’s Executive Order May Foul US Drinking Water Supply

President Donald Trump signed an executive order that could pollute many Americans' drinking water sources. On February 28, Trump ordered a review of the Clean Water Rule, with the...
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