Nigerian conservationist Olanike Olugboji says its time for the world to stop “trading blame” on climate change and “look inwards and say what can we do about it?”

Climate change, she says, has led to encroaching desertification, flooding and erosion in Nigeria. Addressing the problem will require collective action, she said.

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“It’s a big issue and it’s about giving up a lot of things,” the environmentalist said.

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Nicolás Ibargüen is an environmentalist and director of the Planet Initiative of the Americas Business Council Foundation, an organization that supports innovative social and environmental impact projects.

He is the environmental Correspondent for Fusion and Univision.

Nicolás organizes expeditions and events with world leaders to raise awareness about our relationship with the planet. He produced the award-winning documentary “Amazon Gold” and he is a board member of NRDC’s Voces Verdes and the Humane Society International. He was the Editor and Publisher of Poder Magazine.