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International Lynx Day: Celebrating the allure of the lynx

Every year on June 11, wildlife enthusiasts and conservationists around the globe come together to celebrate International Lynx Day. This particular day is dedicated...

African forest elephants teetering on brink of extinction

In April 2018, a group of Forest Elephants surged out of the undergrowth of Omo Forest in Ogun State and ambled across the Benin-Sagamu...

Ecosystem profile update for the Guinean Forests of West Africa biodiversity hotspot launched

Across the globe, biodiversity is in peril with species facing extinction more than any other time in history. Biodiversity hotspots are the world’s most...

Biodiversity framework: GEF Council to consider large and diverse work programmes

The Global Environment Facility’s member countries will meet in mid-June 2024 to consider allocating more than $700 million in grants for diverse environmental initiatives...

Minister inaugurates biodiversity centre, planting of 1m trees at Defence Academy

The Minister of Environment, Malam Balarabe Lawal, on Thursday, May 30, 2024, inaugurated the Biodiversity Conservation Centre and the 1 million trees planting campaign...

Human-elephant conflict in Ethiopia has become more frequent, severe – Seyoum

The Elephant Protection Initiative (EPI) friend of the month for May 2024 is Mezgebe Seyoum, the Community Partnership Desk Head at the Ethiopian Wildlife...

International Day for Biological Diversity: Guterres demands urgent measures to halt environmental decline

UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, called for taking urgent measures to halt environmental decline. Guterres said this in his message to...

Ogunpa Forest Reserve: Tragic obliteration of a carbon sink, watershed

In the last few months, we have all watched with horror the ruthless destruction of over 50 hectares worth of old-growth trees in the...

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COP16: Recognising land rights, key to conserving biodiversity in Latin America – Afro-descendants

Ahead of the COP16 UN Biodiversity Conference, 25+ Afro-descendant organisations have announced recommendations to prioritise land rights of communities...
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G7 Leaders set renewable energy target but fail to deliver on climate – Campaigners

The G7 Leaders in their communique issued on Friday, June 14, 2024, reiterated previous commitments on the energy transition...

Cholera outbreak: Biosafety agency urges Nigerians to exercise caution

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) is calling on the public to exercise caution over the recent cholera outbreak...

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COP16: Recognising land rights, key to conserving biodiversity in Latin America – Afro-descendants

Ahead of the COP16 UN Biodiversity Conference, 25+ Afro-descendant...

G7 Leaders set renewable energy target but fail to deliver on climate – Campaigners

The G7 Leaders in their communique issued on Friday,...
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