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Uganda Baati And NFA Partner To Conserve Environment Through Planting Trees

Uganda Baati And NFA Partner To Conserve Environment Through Planting Trees

Uganda Baati Limited (UBL) and the National Forestry Authority held a meeting this week with a purpose of joining hands in restoring Uganda’s forest cover. This move is aimed at conserving the environment under UBL Corporate restoration program. Studies have shown that the population of Uganda grows at 1.5 million per year. This means that by 2025 the population will ...

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Nigerian Engineer Builds House With 14,800 Sand-filled Plastic Bottles As Bricks

Nigerian Engineer Builds House With 14,800 Sand-filled Plastic Bottles As Bricks

Nigerian engineer Identified as Yahaya Ahmed has surprised residents in Kaduna after building his house using 14,800 sand-filled plastic bottles as bricks. According to Premium Times, Yahaya is a director of Development Association of Renewable Energies (DARE), a non-government organization in Nigeria. The Nigerian engineer said that the house was constructed by his organization to help create jobs, to support ...

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Uganda To Host One Week Long Virtual Climate Change Week To Cut Costs

Uganda To Host One Week Long Virtual Climate Change Week To Cut Costs

Uganda will virtually host the 2021 Africa Climate Week from 27th to 29th September 2021, Minister of State for Environment, Beatrice Anywar has said. According to her the virtual event will be hosted with support from United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) under the theme: “Partnering for transformation towards a low-carbon climate resilient and prosperous Africa: managing risks, ...

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Climate Change: Earth’s Vital Signs Worsen As Humanity’s Impact Grows

Climate Change: Earth’s Vital Signs Worsen As Humanity’s Impact Grows

The global economy’s business-as-usual approach to climate change has seen earth’s ‘vital signs’ deteriorate to record levels. This is according to an influential group of scientists who made the remarks on Wednesday. They warned that several climate tipping points are now imminent. They are part of a group of more than 14,000 scientists who have signed on to an initiative ...

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Grey-Crowned Crested Cranes On Journey To Extinction Due To Environmental Degradation

Crested Cranes On Journey To Extinction Due To Environmental Degradation

The gray-rowned Crested Cranes (Balearic regulorum) are Uganda’s national symbol and heritage. The number of these amazingly peaceful creatures has continuously continued to reduce due to man’s continued degradation of the environment. The state minister for environment Beatrice Anywar the continued wetland destruction, its habitat, has enhanced the reduction. In 1996, the number of these crested cranes stood at 100,000. ...

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