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17:05
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Nakasongola Leaders Fault NEMA for Ignoring Complaints on Lubenge Wetland 3

Sam Kigula the LC 5 Chairman of Nakasongola district says that since the companies acquired the leases,they have excavated large drainage channels and constructed roads in the wetland diverting all the water into their farms.
17:44
17:44

Charcoal Burning Sending Ugandans to the Grave - Environment Minister 2 1

The minister said that about one third of deaths from stroke, lungs and heart diseases are due to air pollution, making it the leading killer in Uganda today. He was officiating at activities to mark the World Environment Day in Moroto district today.
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Police blocks Fire Works Display at Prayer Miracle Center Church martin okoth ochola 1 Top story

In his December 10th letter to the IGP, Kyembe argues Prayer Miracle Center Church Kiwanga is located in a residential area with children and elderly persons. He also said residents secured a temporary court order as well a letter from the National Environment Management Authority-NEMA stopping the church from displaying fireworks following their experience on December 31st 2017.
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Luweero District Starts Campaign to Restore Wetlands wetland degradation 3 2

Early this month, President Yoweri Museveni threatened to sack Chief Administrative Officers, Resident District Commissioners and Police Commanders in Nakaseke and Luweero district after witnessing several wetlands degraded during a visit to the area.
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Nametsi 2010 Landslide Gorge Reclaimed for Farming landslides uganda

The deadly gorge at the scene of the March 2010 Bududa mudslide has been reclaimed by relatives of over one hundred people that died.
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Mt Elgon Disasters Need Action, Not Talk bududa district 1 5

Mount Elgon doesnt have time for mere talk or political theatrics with many deaths each year from mudslide disasters.
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Deforestation Threatens Uganda's Film Industry – Filmmakers 3 1

They also fear that deforestation will push up the cost of producing their movies as preferred dense tropical rainforests and other landscapes suitable for heart throbbing movie scenes undergo encroachment and massive degradation.
11:37
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Selective Eviction from Lubigi Wetland Irks Residents wetland restoration 4 1

But a walk through the area shows that not everyone was evicted. Area residents cited a eucalyptus plantation owned by a businessman only identified as Ntaganda which still stands intact despite the destruction of acres of other plantations during the swoop.
15:51
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Mixed Feelings as Gov't Evicts Encroachers from Lubigi Wetland 3 1

Collins Oloya, the Commissioner Policy and Enforcement in the Ministry of Water and Environment, said the spread-out wetland has been prone to encroachers for many years.
17:35
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Ministry Cancels 150 Titles In Wakiso 2 1

The Ministry of Lands has confirmed that 150 land tiles which had been issued erroneously in wetlands and forest reserves within Wakiso District have been cancelled.
08:44
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Gen Salim Saleh Backs Sand Mining On Lake Victoria 3 2

Gen Salim Saleh, who is also chairman of Namunkekera Rural Industrial Center says that the revenue and employment that will be generated from industries being constructed using the sand outweigh the environmental concerns raised.
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Civil Society Push For New Environmental Laws green climate fund 1

The activists say the existing environment laws are too weak and dont address the current developments that have an impact on the environment.
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Government to Commission Study on Water in Oil Production water contamination 2 1

Dr Callist Tindimugaya, the Commissioner, Water Resources Planning and Regulation says the study expected to begin before the end of the year, will also quantify the amount of water needed to have oil out of the ground.
11:12
11:12

Govt Under Spotlight Over Oil Environmental Laws oil exploration 2 1

.Oil industry players and environmental activists say failure to put in place a new environmental regulatory regime has exposed the countrys environment to danger. Reports indicate that NEMA is still stuck with a huge stockpile of mud cuttings from the drilling of oil which cannot be disposed off in the absence of disposal guidelines.
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Retain Urban Forest Reserves - NEMA district councils 2 1

National Environment Management Authority NEMA Executive Director, Dr. Tom Okurut, says all the urban areas risk more pollution as forests get cut.
11:38
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NEMA Sued Over Chinese Stone Quarrying Company cehurd

The company is allegedly crashing stones and releasing emissions into the air, an activity that is putting the health of the Mukono residents in danger.
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NEMA in Conservation Partnership with Supermarkets recycling 1

Under the arrangement that will start in April this year, the supermarkets, hotels and restaurants will establish collection centers for plastics from which NEMA will collect all dropped materials for recycling.
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Poor countries want the rich to pay for Climate-related losses and damages. rwenzori mountains 2

Fred Ondur Machullu , one of the Ugandan negotiators at the talks in Warsaw told Uganda Radio Network Uganda has faced Climate related damages due the melting ice at the Rwenzori as well as other environment disasters like floods. He says some of the country’s biodiversity has been lost due to increasing temperatures.
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Uganda Asks UN to Stabilize Carbon Markets As Price Falls climate change 1

Dr. Tom Okurut, the Executive Director National Environment Management Authority told Uganda Radio Network in Warsaw Poland that the fall in prices would have a terrible blow to the seven municipalities and other carbon projects in the country.
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