MATTRESSES Many mattresses have high levels of a potentially harmful compound called PBDEs. The health problems associated with PBDE exposure include brain and reproductive damage, decreased sperm quality and thyroid problems, and this is particularly worrying since we spend a third of our lives in bed. PBDEs have been banned in Canada and several US states, so it’s a good idea check your mattress. If it has high levels of this toxic substance it would be prudent to invest in a new one. PERFUMES A study by
By Eric Patrick, In the past week, Lagosians have been complaining of the hot weather and the heat is coming unbearable as many have been forced to get air-conditioning into their homes. The state Environmental Protection Agency had on last week asked Lagos State residents to prepare for a heatwave. However, the General Manager of LASEPA, Dr Adedolapo Fasawe, in a statement emphasised that Lagos, being a high-density city, had a higher risk of increased warming due to the heat. According to the Nation
Lagos State government through its Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) yesterday shut down Quilox, a popular night club in Victoria Island-Lekki axis of the state, following public outcry against the outfit that is notorious for causing traffic bottlenecks due to its business activities. Apart from Quilox, owned by Mr. Shina Peller, a House of Representatives member representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Iwajowa/Kajola Federal constituency of Oyo State, the hammer of LASEPA has fallen on churches, mosques, h
The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency sealed popular Club Quilox, Victoria Island over Noise Pollution and Traffic Congestion The Lagos State Government has shut down popular night club, Quilox, which belongs to a House of Representatives member, Shina Peller. The Special Adviser to the governor on New Media, Jubril Gawat, made this known in a tweet on Monday. Peller, CEO of Quilox Nightclub, A Socialite and presently a Honourable House of Representative Member was earlier arrested today for leadi
If the majority of the world’s population would stop eating meat it could make an important impact on the environment. The only thing is, just a small percentage of the earth has arable land. In the time of anthropods, climate change was one of the great concerns of humanity. There are many who say that if people would stop eating meat, climate change issues would disappear. Does this make sense? Cars or cows? Which one contaminates more? Without a doubt, people’s food causes a tremendous impact on
WILDFIRES CAN burn millions of acres of land at shockingly fast speeds, consuming everything in their paths.These rolling flames travel up to 14 miles an hour, which converts to about a four-minute-mile pace, and can overtake the average human in minutes.
In the midst of the endeavors to kill COVID-19 or if nothing else contain the spread of the infection in Nigeria, it's has been accounted for that there is a high propensity of creation of liquor based sanitizers that are phony to fulfill the appeal. Director of the Presidential Task Force (PTF), manager Mustapha brought up that about 63% of these sort of sanitizers all around the nation were not enlisted and may be phony. He expressed that a review led by the Nigerian Institute for Pharmaceutical Research
People tend to focus on the dangerous particles in the outdoor air – and for good reason: Air pollution can have seriously detrimental effects on your body.
Environmental protection is a broad field that encompasses all aspects of environmental issues, from the design and manufacture of materials to the cleanliness of water, air, and land. Its primary goals are to save the existing natural environment through careful planning and regulation, and to restore and prevent damage to natural resources if and when possible. This can include, for example, building, and maintaining water systems to ensure safe drinking water and safe waste disposal; making sure that hazardous
Plastic as a material has pretty much changed the way we live our lives- it’s cheap, can be molded into practically any shape and is, for the most the part, easily recyclable (when people bother to). So why is it that we still use glass bottles and cans to store our beer in? Is it to do with aesthetics? Taste? Or is there another factor at play? Plastic is chock-full of chemicals that could potentially leech into your drink and ruin your beer and possibly more. For example, the plastic most often used to
On this day 50 years ago, millions of people from every corner of our country joined in common cause to demand basic protections to safeguard our planet for future generations. The first Earth Day helped transform the ways we interact with the world around us, and it changed how we viewed our impact on the natural world––inspiring the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency and landmark legislation that protected the air we breathe, the water we drank, and the animals that lived alongside us.
Exorbitant gas prices have most drivers trying to find any way that they can to decrease their fuel expenses. Luckily, there are several very easy ways that the average driver can limit their car, truck, van or SUV’s gas usage. Most of these methods rely on simple changes made by the driver in particular, and will not cost you any money to enjoy their benefits. First of all, do not waste your money on spendy items and products that boast increased gas mileage after usage. After all, most of these pr
Police officer about to lose his job for collecting N100k from a driver who took "One way" in Lagos.
Police officer about to lose his job for collecting N100k from a driver who took "One way" in Lagos Lagos State Task Force: Of course, a fraudulent police officer has been arrested for collecting N100k from a driver. A police officer has been arrested after accepting a bribe of N100,000 from a traffic policeman in Lagos. Adebayo Taofik, a spokesman for the Environmental Protection Agency, told reporters that the police officer was caught red-handed after collecting money from the offending driver near Lekki
Scientists are now realizing the chemicals found in a wide array of household goods are more toxic than previously thought. Since health and wellness is not simply about diet and exercise, but also about limiting exposure to toxic things, it’s a good idea to become aware of these items and take action steps to remove them wherever possible. 1. Perfumes LIFESTYLE HEALTH ADVERTISING 20 Toxic Things You Probably Use Every Day Sy Ndes Read full profile 20 Toxic Things You Probably Use Every Day Share Pin i
Our health and environment are connected and that is a universal truth no one can deny. But every day, we infect this environment and thus our health with products which are harmful to both. We are always concerned about our home is clean but not the environment as such, which in turn pollutes our home as well. Thinking about a product which we use daily that can affect the environment and us as well, everyone will think of plastic at first, but there are lots of other everyday items and products which are
The head of Liberia’s Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday was suspended for purposefully violating COVID-19 protocols and endangering public health, on orders from President George Weah. EPA executive director Nathaniel Blama was the first person to test positive for the coronavirus in Liberia, three days after his return from a business trip to Switzerland. “Blama had refused to undergo health screening upon his arrival at Roberts International Airport in the capital, Monrovia, on Friday, in spi
On-Board Diagnostic systems are in most cars and light trucks on the road today. During the '70s and early 1980's manufacturers started using electronic means to control engine functions and diagnose engine problems. This was primarily to meet EPA emission standards. Through the years on-board diagnostic systems have become more sophisticated. OBD-II, a new standard introduced in the mid-'90s, provides almost complete engine control and also monitors parts of the chassis, body and accessory devices, as well
Liberian President George Weah The head of Liberia ’ s Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday was suspended for purposefully violating COVID - 19 protocols and endangering public health, on orders from President George Weah . EPA executive director Nathaniel Blama was the first person to test positive for the coronavirus in Liberia , three days after his return from a business trip to Switzerland . “ Blama had refused to undergo health screening upon his arrival at Roberts International Airport in t