Civilians are #NotATarget
"15 years ago, on 19 august, 22 humanitarian aid workers were killed in a bomb attack on the canal hotel in Baghdad, Iraq. This World Humanitarian Day, we’re shining a light on the millions of people whose lives are being destroyed by wars. Explore their stories, then join the movement to demand action from world leaders. Civilians are #NotATarget."
SCHOOL OF SCIENCE SEMINAR SERIES
Join us as Dr. Akinsemolu discusses the numerous positive functions microbes perform in the environment and a need to explore the microbial world astutely as it can contribute tremendously to sustainable development. The seminar is open to the general public but limited seats are available.
DAVID BELLAMY: Green Personality of August 2018
David Bellamy is the President of the British Institute of Cleaning Service (BICSc) and a strong supporter of the BICSc plan to educate young people to care for and protect the environment. Also, he runs the David Bellamy Awards program as a competition designed to encourage schools to be aware of and act positively towards environmental cleanliness
TEDx ELIZADE UNIVERSITY
On 28th June, Founder of the Green Institute, Adenike Akinsemolu featured on a TEDx event titled Shaping The Future, where 12 speakers within 12 minutes spoke on various fields of study spanning across agriculture, music, poetry, social and biological environment.
NAME: Ageratum conyzoides
COMMON NAMES: Goat weed, Billygoat-weed, chick weed, whiteweed
LOCAL NAMES: Imi-esu, Ula ujula, Urata, Ahenhen, pig feces, macela
USEFUL PART(s): Whole plant, leaves, root
THE SCIENTIFIC AFRICAN LAUNCHED ON ELSEVIER
Currently, only two percent of all global scientific research comes from Africa. A new scientific journal has been launched in Africa in an effort to increase research output from the continent, which currently provides just two percent of all global research publications. We encourage young African researchers to publish in this new scientific journal.
Call for Chapter Contribution
Our ultimate goal is to elevate the dialogue about the challenges of sustainable development as an inclusive approach to solving pressing global problem.
We invite experts, academics and students to submit chapter contributions and innovations for collectively addressing the contemporary challenges facing the anthroposphere, in which the environment is a pivotal constituent.
- The Kofi Annan Fellowship for a one-year full-time MBA at the ESMT Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Support: €43,500 plus fair compensation for travel and accommodation costs and program related fees
Deadline: Sept 30, 2018.
- European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country Based Support Scheme Nigeria (CBSS), European Union
Deadline: Aug 28, 2018.
- Small Conservation Grants, Jana Robeyst Trust Fund
Range: €1,500 per project
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018.
THINGS YOUSHOULD KNOW
You can get a Nano Degree in various courses at the Green Institute: