23.7 C
Lagos
Monday, September 26, 2022

Tag:elephants

Concern as elephants return to Nigeria’s war zone

A herd of hundreds of elephants has returned to north-east Nigeria, where it is at risk from Boko Haram jihadists and in conflict with...

Elephants almost extinct in Nigeria, conservationist laments

Country Director of Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in Nigeria, Mr Andrew Dunn, says  elephants are almost becoming extinct in Nigeria. Dunn made the disclosure in...

World Elephant Day: WWF moves to tackle Myanmar poaching crisis

Amid a dire poaching crisis, wild Asian elephants in Myanmar received what appears to be swift and essential aid from thousands of supporters of...

Elephants now poached for their skins – WWF

Endangered elephants are now being slaughtered in the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar for their skin, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has...

As wildlife returns, Ivorian park may be struck off ‘danger list’

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has recommended withdrawing in-danger status from Comoé National Park in Côte d’Ivoire after seeing chimps and...

Can elephants ever recover from poaching?

It’s easy to kill an elephant, as hunters and ivory poachers have shown for quite some time. Creating one, however, is an entirely different...

World Elephant Day: Need to protect Tanzania’s Selous reserve

As the World Elephant Day is observed on Friday, 12 August 2016, the Tanzanian government has been asked to protect its largest game reserve...

CITES, IUCN unite against poaching, illegal wildlife trade

The Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and International Union for Conservation of Nature...

Latest news

Flooding: Commuters resort to canoes in Lokoja

Massive flooding on Sunday, September 25, 2022, over ran the Ajaokuta-Ganaja-Lokoja Road in Kogi State, which links the metropolis...
- Advertisement -spot_imgspot_img

Buhari inaugurates NIFF in New York, restates Nigeria’s commitment to achieving SDGs

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Nigeria Integrated National Financing Framework Report on Sustainable Development (NIFF), on the sidelines...

Half of Sudan’s most vulnerable children could die without aid – UN

The situation for Sudan’s most vulnerable children is so desperate that half of the most severely malnourished youngsters are...

Must read

Flooding: Commuters resort to canoes in Lokoja

Massive flooding on Sunday, September 25, 2022, over ran...

Buhari inaugurates NIFF in New York, restates Nigeria’s commitment to achieving SDGs

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Nigeria Integrated National...