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Coronavirus in Africa could reverse 30 years of wildlife conservation gains

For wild animals in Africa on the verge of extinction and the tight knit communities who protect them, COVID-19 is a specter, disrupting a...

Namibia to proceed with planned auction of 170 elephants

The Namibian government on Friday, January 22, 2021 said it was going ahead with plans to auction 170 high value wild elephants on January...

World Bank to invest over $5bn in drylands in Africa

The World Bank plans to invest over $5 billion over the next five years to help restore degraded landscapes, improve agriculture productivity, and promote...

Govt asked to educate Nigerians against illegal bushmeat trade, consumption

WildAid, a non-profit organisation saddled with the responsibility of ending illegal wildlife trade, has asked the Federal Government of Nigeria to educate its citizenry...

Bushmeat consumption can endanger wildlife preservation, says WildAid

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), WildAid, has advised against indiscriminate consumption of bushmeat to avert the extinction of some animals. Mr Linus Unah, West Africa representative,...

Scientists discover over 240 dinosaur footprints in east China

A team of Chinese paleontologists has identified more than 240 fossilised dinosaur footprints in east China’s Fujian, the first traces of dinosaur activity found...

Nigeria among over 50 countries committing to protect 30% of world’s land, ocean by 2030

As the natural world continues to disappear at an unprecedented rate, a group of over 50 countries that includes Nigeria has announced its commitment...

Czech Republic establishes nine nature reserves in six years

In January 2015, when a herd of wild horses ran into a large ungulate reserve in the former Milovice military area near the Czech...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported cases of COVID-19 have increased by nearly 30 per cent...
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Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs to plant over 350 million trees annually to check deforestation. Director-General,...

Uganda urges UN refugee agency to support environmental protection drive

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has urged the United Nations to support the country’s environmental protection efforts by providing refugees...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

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Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

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