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Tracking microplastic pollution in Africa

Tracking microplastic pollution in Africa According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), fossil-fuel based plastic waste would exceed one billion tonnes by 2060. Dr Gideon Idowu, an Environmental Chemist at Nigeria’s Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), is tracking microplastic pollution in eight countries across Africa. Idowu was awarded the USD150, 000 […]

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Miners need to invest in renewables to fight global warming

By Leon Louw, founder and editor of WhyAfrica  25 August 2021 – Mining companies should be at the forefront in the battle against climate change. As part of its offensive, miners need to invest in renewables to fight global warming.    The recently released climate report by the United Nations (U.N.) special climate panel paints

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