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  • Angola ponders over trade plastic tax
    Wed, 11 Jul 2018 16:45

    Angola ponders over trade plastic tax

    Luanda - Angolan government is considering creating a tax on production and import of plastic products, mainly bags and bottles, due to their impact on environment.

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  • Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:59

    Creation of national structure for CITES in Angola recommended

    Luanda - The need for a national framework for the implementation of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in Angola is contained in the recommendations of the First Broad Consultative Council of the Environment Ministry held this month in Luanda.

  • Tue, 15 May 2018 17:26

    UNDP official praises Iona Park rehabilitation

    Luanda - The director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Angola Henrik Fredborg Tuesday praised the National Biodiversity, Conservation and Rehabilitation Project of Iona National Park in Luanda, saying that the results can boost ecotourism in the region.

  • Tue, 15 May 2018 16:39

    Recovery of natural park infrastructure among priorities

    Luanda - The recovery and construction of infrastructure to support the country's national parks is one of the priorities of Environment Ministry, aimed at improving working conditions and promoting ecotourism in these sites.

  • Wed, 02 May 2018 18:23

    11 Wetlands identified in Angola

    Luanda - Angola has eleven wetlands with the potential to join the Ramsar Convention, an International Treaty on conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources, said the head of Department of Parks and Conservation Areas of Ministry of Environment.

  • Thu, 15 Mar 2018 12:15

    Huambo to host symposium on climate change

    Luanda - The Huambo city, central Huambo province, will host on March 26, 27 a symposium on climate exchange ahead of the meeting of the Southern African Service Center for Climate Exchange and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL).

  • Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:30

    Environment minister praises CEAST's contribution to reforestation

    Luanda - Environment minister Paula Francisco praised the contribution of the Episcopal Commission for Justice and Peace of the Episcopal Conference of Angola and São Tomé (CEAST) which has created the "Laudato Si" forest in the municipality of Moçâmedes, south-western Namibe Province.

  • Tue, 04 Jul 2017 16:14

    Minister announces creation of institute for Palanca Negra protection

    Malanje - The Ministry of the Environment plans to create an institute dedicated to the study, management, conservation and protection of the Palanca Negra Gigante (giant sable antelope), announced Tuesday in Malanje, the incumbent minster, Fátima Jardim.

  • Thu, 08 Jun 2017 12:05

    Stocktaking recommends research

    Luanda - The National Ivory Stocktaking for 2016/2017 unveiled Wednesday in Luanda recommends adjustment to concerned legislation, reinforcement of control with technological means and intensification of scientific biodiversity research.