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Cross River, WCS sign 10-year MoU to protect gorillas, other endangered species

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the Cross River State Government on December 20, 2021, signed a 10-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to protect...

NESREA rescues endangered manatee in Lagos

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA), an environmental agency of the Federal Government of Nigeria, on Saturday, January 15, 2022, rescued a manatee,...

Illegal trade in endangered species causes harm to nature, Lagos warns

The Lagos State Government (LASG) on Saturday, October 23, 2021 educated the public on the negative impact of illegal trade in endangered species, adding...

Stakeholders devise strategies to address illegal wildlife trade

From Pangolin to Forest Elephants, Lion, Cross River Gorilla, Manatees and other endangered species, Nigeria’s wildlife resources are under intense pressure. Over the past...

Rivers LG declares wild elephants, hippos endangered species

Chairman, Andoni Local Government Area (LGA) in Rivers State, Mr Erastus Awortu, has declared wild elephants, hippopotamus and other forest reserves in the area...

IUCN recognises endangered forest and savanna elephants as distinct species

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) announced on Thursday, March 25, 2021 that it now recognises two distinct species of African elephants:...

Customs Service intercepts pangolin scales, others worth N952m

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Apapa Area Command has intercepted pangolin scales and other mixed endangered species meant for export, worth N952 million. Comptroller Mohammed...

New film documents efforts to save Ethiopia’s endangered elephants

The federal authority responsible for managing national parks, the Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority (EWCA), has released “Ethiopia’s Elephant Crisis”, a documentary on its efforts to save...

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Trees From Art: Mercedes-Benz partners Solution17, Lagos to protect environment

Solution17 for Climate Action, in partnership with the Lagos State Government, the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in...
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Commission trains youths on waste management in Adamawa, Gombe

The North East Development Commission (NEDC), in collaboration with the Adamawa and Gombe State Governments, has begun training for...

Health expert urges Lagos to provide safe water for residents

A former Chairman, Association of Nigeria Private Medical Practitioners (ANPMP), Dr Tunji Akintade, has appealed to the Lagos State...

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Trees From Art: Mercedes-Benz partners Solution17, Lagos to protect environment

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Commission trains youths on waste management in Adamawa, Gombe

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