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World Environment Day: UN urges ban on plastic containers

Less than a 10th of all the plastic ever made has been recycled and governments should consider banning or taxing single-use bags or food containers to stem a tide of pollution.

UNEP: $2.9 trillion invested in renewable energy since 2004

The world has invested 2.9 trillion dollars in green energy sources since 2004, a new UN-backed report released on Thursday said.

World moving to green power, invests $2.9 trillion

The world is steadily moving to ‘green’ power sources as it invested $2.9 trillion in green energy sources since 2004.

UNEP, BNP Paribas partner on sustainable projects

United Nations Environment and BNP Paribas have signed a milestone agreement at the One Planet Summit to establish Sustainable Finance Facilities, collaborative partnerships aimed at raising development capital to drive sustainable economic growth in emerging countries.

Overuse of antibiotics in farming major new threat to human health – UN

The overuse of antibiotics in farming has been highlighted as one of the biggest emerging threats to human health, spreading resistance to vital drugs and endangering millions of lives.

UN environmental assembly pledges to end pollution

The third session of the United Nations Environmental Assembly (UNEA) ended in Nairobi with leaders pledging to end pollution for a clean environment.

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Oby Ezekwesili: Good governance possible in Nigeria

Prof. Obiageli Ezekwesili, the Presidential Candidate on the platform of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), on Tuesday said that good governance was possible in Nigeria if youths would be the agents of change.