How to best address population problems

There was a time when we worried about a “population explosion,” with ever more people fighting over ever fewer resources. Yet, the population growth has decreased since the late 1960s and resources have not run out. There are still population problems, but the two main ones are likely different from what you think. The United Nations expects More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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Hope rises for return of IDPs to their homes

By Manzo Ezekiel. Mallam Mohammed Muhammadu, a suya meat seller in Gombi town is excited being back to his business after a sojourn of displacement as a result of insurgency attack on the town. His experience is More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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Changing the laws of Nature (II)

Today, the industry is unregulated, and when companies say their foods are safe, their views are unquestioned. Further, Smith noted that policy makers in other countries trust FDA and wrongly assume their assessments More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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FCT residents blame open defecation on lack of public toilets

FCT residents have urged the administration to provide public toilet facilities in strategic locations within the territory. The residents, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recently in Abuja, said More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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FG seeks partnership with World Bank, environmentalists on healthy environment

By Mohammed Kandi The Minister of Environment, Mrs. Laurentia Mallam has called for assistance from World Bank and environment development partners on healthy environment in Nigeria. Mallam, who made this call recently More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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Kwara Speaker donates N500, 000 to fire victims in llorin

The Speaker, Kwara House of Assembly, Mr Rasak Atunwa, has donated N500, 000 to Alada family members in llorin, following a recent inferno in the family compound. The speaker made the donation in llorin when he More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
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The sounds of silence

Have you ever wondered how difficult it is to find a truly quiet place these days? At home, household appliances are noisy. At work, generators, computers and air conditioners hum, much more. If you work in manufacturing, More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
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Expert says excessive exposure to noise harmful

The General Manger, Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), Mr Adebola Shabi, has cautioned the general public against excessive exposure to the noise in their environment. He told the News Agency More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
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Commissioner warns against deforestation, urges establishment of game reserve

The Commissioner for Environment, Mr Alex Apera, has charged staff of the Ministry to enlighten members of the public on the effects of deforestation and the need for game reserves in the state. Apera made the appeal More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
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Children exposed to air pollution at risk of decreased memory, IQ, and altered brain metabolic ratios—Study

New study by researchers at the Universities of Montana, Carleton, and North Carolina, and the Centro de Ciencias de la Atmósfera, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, heightens concerns over the detrimental More...