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Govt to restore 1,416 hectares of mangrove in Ogoniland clean-up

The Federal Government of Nigeria says it has commenced the restoration of mangroves covering an area of about 1,416 hectares in Ogoniland. Dr Ferdinand Giadom,...

South Sudan can have a viable tourism economy – Lona Gore

The Elephant Protection Initiative (EPI) Friend of the Month is Lona Gore, from South Sudan. Lona works for the Ministry of Wildlife Conservation and Tourism in...

Environmentalist advocates conservation, tree planting in Niger Delta

An environmental rights activist, Mr Azibaola Robert, on Monday, July 11, 2022, canvassed tree planting and conservation of the rainforests of the Niger Delta...

50,000 wild species meet needs of billions worldwide – IPBES report

Billions of people, in developed and developing nations, benefit daily from the use of wild species for food, energy, materials, medicine, recreation, inspiration and...

BirdLife, AFR100 champion move to restore degraded forests across Africa

BirdLife Partners and other NGOs in Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Nigeria, and Rwanda are amongst the Top 100 Restoration Projects funded by TerraFund for AFR100,...

EU Environment Council votes for deforestation-free supply chains

The Council of EU environment ministers on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, adopted a common position on a regulation for deforestation-free supply chains. The new...

Biodiversity: BirdLife flays outcome of Nairobi talks, clamours framework to curb species decline

Nature is in crisis and time is running out. The latest round of negotiations for a new Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) have just concluded...

DRC’s Independence Day: Activists call for fossil-free Virunga, protection of sensitive ecosystems

Ahead of the country’s Independence Day, climate activists in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are holding actions running from June 27 to 30,...

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Ondo, Edo, Bauchi account for 10 new Lassa fever cases – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Ondo, Edo, and Bauchi states accounted for 10 new additional Lassa...
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Flood, windstorm damage 6,417 houses, N541.6m property in Kano – SEMA

Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has confirmed 6,417 houses and properties worth N541.6 million destroyed by flood/windstorm in...

EU commits €70,000 to combat floods in Nigeria

The European Union (EU) has provided €70,000 as emergency preparedness to reduce the impact of floods in the country. This...

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Ondo, Edo, Bauchi account for 10 new Lassa fever cases – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Ondo,...

Flood, windstorm damage 6,417 houses, N541.6m property in Kano – SEMA

Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has confirmed 6,417...
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