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CARAVAN JOURNALISTS

During the 2011 United Nation Framework Convention on Climate(UNFCCC), the UNDP sponsored five African journalists to travel with a caravan of youths who were demanding for climate justice for the Africa continent. The Youths who were about 160, were from across Africa, Europe and Asia.The journalists traveled with the caravan from Kenya through to Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana and South Africa by road,in six trucks as they created awareness about climate change and held concerts in the…

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Added by ARMSTRONG-OGBONNA,AUGUSTINA on February 11, 2012 at 13:00 — No Comments

NIGERIA POST-EVALUATION MEETING OF THE COP 17 DURBAN SOUTH AFRICA

INTRO

The Just Concluded United Nation Summit on Climate Change which took place in Durban South Africa between the 28th of November and 9th of December 2011 resulted in an extension of the Kyoto Protocol that is meant to elapse at the end of 2012.

This resolution and other modalities reached such as the green climate fund and further negotiation on a legal binding agreement that would help reduce global emission, portend a lots for Africa and Nigeria in particular.

The…

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Added by ARMSTRONG-OGBONNA,AUGUSTINA on January 17, 2012 at 12:33 — No Comments

CLIMATE JUSTICE YOUTH CARAVAN

CONFERENCE WITH A DIFFERENCE:COP 17

This year’s United Nation’s Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) coming up between the 28 of November and the 9th of December has been described as a conference with a difference, as a campaign towards the…

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Added by ARMSTRONG-OGBONNA,AUGUSTINA on November 12, 2011 at 22:00 — No Comments

SHORE-LINE EROSION IN OKUN-ALFA COMMUNITY IN LAGOS NIGERIA

Added by ARMSTRONG-OGBONNA,AUGUSTINA on October 19, 2011 at 15:22 — No Comments

E-waste and Biodiversity

Nickel-Cadmium Batteries: The most common form found in Nickel-cadmium rechargeable batteries. Though banned in the European Union,except for medical use. When not properly recycled it can leach into the soil, harming  micro-organisms and disrupting the soil ecosystem. Also inhalation of Cadmium can cause severe damage to the lungs and kidney.

Added by ARMSTRONG-OGBONNA,AUGUSTINA on October 9, 2011 at 16:23 — No Comments

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