WEF 2018: CREATING A SHARED FUTURE IN A FRACTURED WORLD

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Once again, the world is gathered in Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic forum (WEF)’s annual meeting themed “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World.” The meeting will run from 23rd to 26th January, 2018 and you can  watch sessions live or catch up on https://www.weforum.org/events/world-economic-forum-annual-meeting-2018. Interesting, the WEF’s Global Risk Perceptions Survey ranks […]

NIGERIA’S “PURE WATER” – WHERE DOES IT ALL GO?

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It is on the street, in schools, homes, shops and markets. You’ll find it in cities, towns and villages. It is everywhere. Young or old, north or south you are sure to come across it. Nigeria’s sachet water, popularly called “pure water” have no doubt transformed the production and consumption of water in the country. […]

THE LAZY PERSON’S GUIDE TO GREEN LIVING

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There are countless debates as to what each person can really do, how much difference it actually makes and as to who should really be responsible for taking action to protect the environment. So, it is good to know that several groups and platforms are taking time to compile what is called the “Lazy Person’s […]

JUST BEFORE YOU SQUASH THAT BUG!

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Most of us learn from early childhood to dislike and get rid of insects that cross our paths. The reason is not far fetched – many insects are perceived as harmful and dangerous. The mosquito for instance, is the source of the deadly disease Malaria. The bee sting is also highly painful and unpleasant – […]

IS IT ALWAYS COMPLICATED?

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  Some people associate environmentalists and activists with ‘weird’ stuff. People who are obsessed with trees or just plain crazy. The whole thing appears fuzzy and out-of-reach. In reality, the call to be more environmentally-responsible is not necessarily always drastic. It does not entail living in a cave or giving up meat entirely and abruptly. […]