Tag: environmental-crime

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Nigeria greenlights “game-changer” law to tackle wildlife trafficking and protect endangered species

LONDON: Nigeria’s new Endangered Species Conservation and Protection Bill to combat wildlife trafficking and protect highly endangered species has passed its first reading at the Nigeria House of Representatives. Prepared by the Nigerian Ministry of Environment and jointly sponsored by Hon. Johnson Oghuma, Chair of the House Environment Committee, and Hon. Sam Onuigbo, the legislation […]

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EIA urges probe into Europe’s black market in climate-damaging refrigerant gases following inaction by Romania

More than a year after the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) first revealed the extent of the illegal multi-million euro trade in climate-damaging hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in Europe, it is urging the European Public Prosecutor's Office to launch an investigation into the growing black market in greenhouses gases

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Déjà vu as European Commission proposal to tackle climate-harming hydrofluorocarbons falls short in critical sectors

Proposed new rules unveiled yesterday (5 April) by the European Commission to restrict climate-damaging fluorinated gases (F-gases) fall short of what is needed and could result in another lost decade in the increasingly urgent fight against climate change