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Killing of spearfish: NCF appeals to Nigerians to protect marine lives

Blue Marlin

 The Nigerian Conservation  Foundation (NCF) has appealed to  the  public to see protection of biodiversity as everyone’s responsibility. The man with the caught spearfish Muhtari Aminu-Kano, Director General, NCF, made the appeal in a statement on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 in Abuja while reacting to a social media post of a man who killed a blue  marlin (spearfish).  “A man in ...

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Marine, coastal environment in Africa facing major pollution problem – UNEP

Abou Bamba

Executive Secretary, Abidjan Convention of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Mr Abou Bamba, has said that marine and coastal environment in Africa is facing major pollution problem. Abou Bamba, Executive Secretary, Abidjan Convention Bamba made this known on an Instagram live programme on Monday, November 16, 2020 organised by Zoemaritime Resources Ltd., with the topic: ”Sustainable Shipping in Africa ...

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Groups demand urgent remediation of marine ecosystem devastated by Mauritius oil spill

Mauritius spill

Activist groups in Africa and beyond have called on the Japanese firm implicated in the oil spill off the coast of Mauritius to urgently contain, clean-up and remediate the devastated ecosystem. The Mauritius oil spill The groups, comprising Friends of the Earth Africa, the African Climate Justice Group, and Friends of the Earth Japan, in a statement made available to ...

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Hundreds of sea lions to be killed in effort to save endangered fish

Approval to kill up to 840 sea lions in a portion of the north-western U.S.’ Columbia River and its tributaries during the next five years to boost the survival of salmon and steelhead at risk of extinction was expected from federal officials in the U.S. on Friday, August 14, 2020. Sea lions The kill programme has been in the works since Congress approved a ...

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Ecologists seek new marine protected area spanning Nigeria, DRC, Cameroon

Marine ecotourism

A virtual meeting on freshwater and marine ecosystems that held from on June 8 to 9, 2020 rose with a unanimous call for the creation of a marine protected area that incorporates territories in Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Cameroon. A marine ecosystem. Photo credit: Octavio Aburto The freshwater and marine ecosystems spot, according to the participants, ...

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Save Great Barrier Reef, Australian leader, Turnbull, told

In Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

A group of civil society leaders from India to the USA on Wednesday 29 June, 2016 called in an open letter to the Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, to visit areas of the Great Barrier Reef damaged by climate change, and are demanding him to commit to actions that can save this natural wonder. As Australia winds up for a Federal Election on July 2nd, ...

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