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  • Liberian lawyers organise to protect environment
    23 april 2001 12:52:00
    Monrovia- Liberia (PANA) -- A group of Liberian lawyers has organised a body to use their legal skills to "protect the environment from further degradation and ensure sustainable use" of the country's natural resources, official sources said. Full text...

  • Experts to evaluate environment in French-speaking countries
    22 april 2001 14:31:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Specialists on environmental evaluation in French-speaking countries are scheduled to meet Monday in Cotonou to discuss strategic choices on impact of evaluation. Full text...

  • Kenya hosts seminar on capacity-building to protect nature
    21 april 2001 16:37:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Twenty-five delegates from five Eastern African countries will next week attend a Regional Environmental Action Learning co-ordination seminar in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa, the UN Environmental Programme (UNEP) said Saturday. Full text...

  • West African Water Committee meets in Cotonou
    20 april 2001 20:17:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Members of the West African Consultative Committee, affiliated to the NGO, Global Water Partnership (GWP), began a meeting in Cotonou, Friday to review the group's activities in 2000 and prepare the 2001-2003 budget. Full text...

  • African Ministers press US on Environmental Protocol
    20 april 2001 19:41:00
    New York- UN (PANA) -- Worried by the dire consequences of climate change on their region, African Environment Ministers attending a UN Conference on sustainable development have urged the US administration to reconsider its recent decision not to respect the global agreement on the reduction of greenhouse emissions. Full text...

  • WWF launches environmental education project in Zambia
    19 april 2001 19:58:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- The World Wildlife Fund for nature has launched the third stage of an environmental education project in Zambia that aims at shifting focus from the formal school system to local resource users as one way of addressing immediate and long term poverty issues in rural communities. Full text...

  • Ghana's Energy Foundation objects to big hydro dam
    19 april 2001 19:45:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- Ghana's Energy Foundation (EF) Thursday proposed to government to consider building micro-hydro projects along smaller rivers instead of investing in a 400- megawat dam at Bui in the west of the country. Full text...

  • Pollution chokes Mombasa fish
    19 april 2001 17:05:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The survival of fisheries and the marine eco-system around Kenya's Mombasa port is threatened by the discharge of litter and untreated sewage directly into the open Indian Ocean by industries and homes. Full text...

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