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Tourism: Liberia’s ‘Green Gold’

With a coast line of over 680 km, Liberia offers a much rewarding tourist attractions including a vast stretch of 96,300 Square Kilometers in land containing flora and fauna amongst the most diverse in the world by all standards.

WASH Campaigners Seek Legislative Regulator

Compassion for Humanity Liberia (C4H Liberia) has commenced the implementation of a project targeting legislative engagement that will lead to the elevation of the WASH Caucus into a standing committee within the national Legislature.

Economic Downturn Punctures Joy of Festive Season in Nigeria

Chinenye Ikechukwu’s Decembers are usually dotted with concerts, parties, and restaurant and beach outings with friends. But this year, the 27-year-old resident of Yaba in Lagos has stayed mostly at home due to the economic downturn plaguing Africa’s largest economy.

Canadian Miners Take Over Dugbe Gold Project in Southeast

Pasofino Gold is now the sole owner of the Dugbe gold project in Liberia after consolidating a 100% interest from Hummingbird Resources , a deal which the companies had agreed for over a year.

Jendema Citizens Donate 61.3 Acres to Bea Mountain

The citizens of Jendema, Tewar District, Grand Cape Mount County have donated 61.3 acres of land to Bea Mountain Mining Corporation (BMMC), for the company’s operations.

Jendema Citizens Donate 61.3 Acres to Bea Mountain

The citizens of Jendema, Tewar District, Grand Cape Mount County have donated 61.3 acres of land to Bea Mountain Mining Corporation (BMMC), for the company’s operations.

COP28 Draft Declaration Ignores Fossil Fuels as Driver of Health Harms

Can oil, gas and coal give way to renewables? A draft COP 28 declaration on climate and health omits any reference to fossil fuels or their phase-out, something scientists say is critical to human and planetary health.

Deforestation and Logging: A Challenge for the New Liberia

 Liberia, a West African nation founded in the 19th century by freed American slaves, is a country of immense natural beauty and rich biodiversity. However, this natural wealth is under threat due to the extensive deforestation and logging activities that have taken place over the years.

Silent killer: How Deadly is Air Pollution?

Ella Kissi-Debrah’s little body could take it no more. In 2013, the nine-year-old died after an acute asthma attack after living the whole of her short life 30 metres from London’s busy South Circular road, with repeated visits to the hospital following frequent seizures. The coroner pronounced in 2020 that the toxic fumes she had breathed because of the traffic on the roadway were partly to blame. It was the first known instance of the law recognising air pollution as a cause of death.

Rivals in Scramble for Liberia, Others 60 Million Acres Forests

In the scramble for African carbon credits, Blue Carbon has rivals. Some are local actors keen to find new ways of making money from forests. But others are international players. A prominent sheikh in the oil-rich Gulf state hosting this year’s UN climate negotiations, COP28, is heading a new rush to capture and sell carbon credits by managing tens of millions of acres of forests across Africa. Sheikh Ahmed Dalmook Al Maktoum, a member of the royal family of Dubai, which is part of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), wants to sell those credits to rich governments in the Gulf and elsewhere, so they can offset their carbon emissions to help them meet their carbon pledges under the 2015 Paris Agreement.

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