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    25-Nov-2014 to 09:40

    Nigeria loses over $170m to gas flaring

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria lost about $170.166 million to gas flaring in one month as oil and gas companies flared 39.07 billion Standard Cubic Feet (SCF) of gas in the month of August 2014.

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    24-Nov-2014 to 18:05

    Shell investigates source of leak of oil pipeline in Nigeria

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) says it is investigating the source of a leak at Okolo Launch in Eastern Niger Delta which occurred near the 24” and the 28” TNP.

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    20-Nov-2014 to 11:33

    World Bank approves US$40m Mozambique biodiversity grant

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank\'s lending arm, has approved a US$40-million grant to support the Mozambican government’s Conservation Areas for Biodiversity and Development Project, the bank said Thursday.

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    20-Nov-2014 to 11:14

    Over 1,000 rhinos poached in S/Africa so far in 2014 – Official

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has lost over 1,000 rhino to poachers so far this year, an official from the country’s Ministry of Environmental Affairs announced on Thursday.

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    13-Nov-2014 to 19:22

    Shell accepts responsibility for oil spill in Nigerian community of Bodo

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s subsidiary of Royal/Dutch Shell, the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) says that it accepted responsibility for the two deeply regrettable operational spills in Bodo and that it wants to compensate fairly and quickly those who have been genuinely affected by the oil spill.

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    12-Nov-2014 to 10:34

    South Africa taking bold steps to fight climate change - minister

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has said that the South African government has taken bold steps to fight climate change.

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    07-Nov-2014 to 14:44

    Nigeria: Pipeline fire claims several lives in Lagos

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Several persons were said to have lost their lives when the oil pipeline in Lagos state caught fire on Thursday night as vandals were scooping petrol from the damaged pipeline.

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