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Take a look at the effects of decades-long oil spills in the Niger delta region on farming. Although a program to mop up the oil spills was launched recently-it could take another three decades before the environment in the area is fully restored. CCTV's
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Tanzania will ban the use of plastic bags from the start of 2017, as part of efforts to address a massive pollution problem. However, as Dan Ashby reports, plastic bags are widely used across the country and it's going to take a lot of work to get rid of
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Morocco's preparing to host the COP-22 climate conference next week. Ahead of those meetings, UNICEF has been calling on global leaders to focus on how pollution affects children. That's after a report was released on the issue. At least 300 million child
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Some commodity trading companies are under suspicion of taking advantage of weak fuel standard in West African region especially in Côte d'Ivoire to produce, deliver and sell diesel and gasoline, which is damaging to people's health. Locals in the capital
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Environmentalists in Nigeria are decrying the role of crude oil theft in environmental Pollution. They want environmentally friendly methods used in destroying make shift refineries operated by oil thieves. CCTV's Kelechi Emekalam reports.
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The World Bank will lend Zambia more than $100 million to reduce environmental health risks in polluted mining areas and support economic diversification. Zambia, Africa's second biggest copper producer, has long been battling with environmental pollution
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Nigeria's environmental ministry has declared an air pollution emergency in the southern city of Port Harcourt. For months the oil-rich city has been engulfed in thick black soot, thought to be coming from petrochemical plants and illegal oil refineries.
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Oil refineries in Nigeria's southern city of Port Harcourt pose a serious threat to the environment. The city has been engulfed in black soot and residents are beginning to worry about the health consequences. CGTNs Kelechi Emekalam has more
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Ugandan scientists are warning that the world's second-largest fresh water lake, Lake Victoria is at risk of drying up due to over-fishing and water pollution. Experts are calling for concerted efforts to save the lake, which straddles Kenya, Uganda and T