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U.K. envoy, NCF, others advocate protection of Pangolins

World Pangolin Day

Speakers at an event marking the World Pangolin Day (WPD), on Sunday, February 21, 2021 in Lagos advocated the protection of Pangolins to prevent it from extinction. Celebrating the World Pangolin Day Mr Ben Lewellyn Jones, British Deputy High Commissioner, urged everyone to do more in protecting the animal. Jones said that WPD was set aside to create awareness of ...

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SustyVibes, British High Commission to plant 5,000 trees under climate advocacy scheme

Tree planting

Lagos-based youth-led sustainable development focused organisation, SustyVibes, is partnering the British High Commission to implement #Communitrees, a community-based tree planting and climate advocacy project that aims to plant 5,000 trees in Lagos and Abuja by April 2021. Tree planting Launched on December 5, 2020, #Communitrees will run alongside an advocacy drive among community members. The project promoters will plant indigenous ...

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Ikemeh, Whitley Awards winner, urges Nigeria, UK govts to support conservation

A Nigerian wildlife conservationist, Rachel Ashegbofe Ikemeh, has called on both the Nigerian and UK governments to support organisations that focus on conservation to scale up and expand their reach. Rachel Ashegbofe Ikemeh Ikemeh, a Whitley Fund for Nature Award winner and founder of the South West/Niger Delta Forest Project, made the call during a virtual meeting on Wednesday, May ...

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