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Empowering Voices, Protecting Nature: A Call to Action for Biodiversity

By Nita Duru The Nigerian Youth Biodiversity Network (NYBN), in collaboration with the Sustainable Environmental Food and Agriculture Initiative (SEFAAI), held a Media & Communication Workshop that reverberated with a resounding call to action. This event which took place in Lagos, Nigeria on the 12th of April, was graced by dignitaries from across the nation, […]

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Nigeria’s Innovative Solution to Tyre Waste: A Leap towards Sustainability

By Emem Ekanem In the heart of Nigeria, a groundbreaking initiative is reshaping the narrative on waste management, particularly the staggering issue of used tyre disposal. As the world grapples with the annual disposal of one billion tyres globally, Nigeria has become a focal point for sustainable waste practices. The tyre recycling project, initiated in

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Green Waves: Lagos Sets Sail Towards a Plastic-Free Horizon with Bold Ban

By Ify Onyekwere Plastic pollution, a global menace affecting ecosystems, climate change, and biodiversity, has prompted countries worldwide to take unprecedented measures. In the heart of this battle, Lagos State recently implemented a ban on single-use plastic and Styrofoam packs. The Nigerian Youth Biodiversity Network (NYBN) and the Sustainable Environment Food and Agriculture Initiative (SEFAAI)

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World Environment Day 2023: Ecosystem Restoration Takes Center Stage for Sustainable Cities and Communities

By Ify Onyekwere In honour of World Environment Day, celebrated on June 5th every year, the global community comes together to reflect on the importance of environmental conservation and take action towards a sustainable future. This year, the theme of World Environment Day is “Ecosystem Restoration,” focusing on the crucial role of healthy ecosystems in

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Reducing Food Waste: A Crucial Step Towards Sustainable Consumption and Production

By Ify Onyekwere Food waste is a primary concern affecting the immediate environment and economic and social development. Food waste is a significant problem in Nigeria, as it is in many other countries. Reports from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) show that approximately one-third of all food produced globally is lost or wasted yearly,

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