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Coconut trees planted to save disappearing Lagos coastline

Lekki coastal erosion

Over 50 seedlings of coconut trees (cocos nucifera) have been planted along the shores to cushion the effect of sea surge that has washed away sands at the beach. Coastal erosion in Lagos This formed a major outcome of a collaboration involving Rotary International through Rotary Club Ikoyi Metro and Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), who engaged in tree planting and ...

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NCF launches ‘Green Recovery Nigeria’ to restore dwindling forest landcape


Bothered by the nation’s alarmingly diminishing forest resources, the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) appears to have taken the gauntlet in the bid to address the somewhat unsavoury development. Courtesy of a re-greening initiative tagged: “Green Recovery Nigeria (GRN),” the national environment watchdog aims to restore the nation’s forest cover to at least 25% within the next three decades. “It is ...

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World Environment Day: What vultures’ decline portends for health, economy – NCF


Director General, Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Adeniyi Karunwi, is bothered by the rate at which vultures are declining. In this treatise, he emphasises that people need to be aware of the good services vultures provide to them, and as such participate in tackling the troubles faced by the endangered birds The decline of vultures in Nigeria should be everyone’s concern ...

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NCF, GEF/SGP promote sustainable livelihoods in Cross River communities

Adeniyi Karunwi

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has disclosed that, with the support of the United Nations Developmet Programme – Global Environment Facility/Small Grants Programme (UNDP-GEF/SGP), it is implementing a project on Integrated Rural Economic and Sustainable Forest Management in Boje (Ebok, Kabakken and Ebranta) communities in Boki Local Government Area (LGA) in Cross River State on resilience and mitigation of the ...

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Group decries Lagos sand mining, dredging


The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has expressed concern over the increasing menace of sand mining and dredging in parts of Lagos State, describing it as a “disastrous” venture. The organisation has thus called on the relevant government agencies to urgently curb the menace before it gets out of hand. Sand mining is the process of removal of sand and gravel ...

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Superhighway: NCF urges Cross River to adhere to EIA provisions

Gov Ben Ayade

The Cross River State Government (CRSG) has been advised to adhere strictly to the provisions of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Act and suspend any plan to commence the construction of the proposed Superhighway without the approval of the Federal Government. The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), who made the submission in a press statement made available to EnviroNews on Thursday, ...

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How renewables will engender energy discipline


Nigerians don’t seem to be disciplined in the use of energy, according to the Managing Director of Shangix Development Limited (SDL), Sam Coker. He said the use of renewable energy, aside protecting the environment from greenhouse gases (GHG), will help to instill such discipline in the citizenry. Mr. Coker was speaking at a media session organised by the Nigerian Conservation ...

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Photos: NCF discusses reforestation at Lagos Green Ball


Recently, the nation’s environment watchdog, the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), held its 2015 Green Ball in Lagos. Themed “Reforestation,” the event held at the Oriental Hotel and was graced by dignitaries.                      

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Desmond Majekodunmi: Our lives and those of generations yet unborn rely on healthy environment

Desmond Majekodunmi is the chairman of the Lagos Urban Furniture and Animal Care Initiative, a non-government organisation committed to the preservation of natural resources and the environment. In this interview with Kayode Aboyeji, the electro-acoustic engineer-turned environmentalist who is also Member, Governing Council, of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), speaks about how he got into environmental management, how the country has lost ...

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NCF commends, advices govt on Great Green Wall project

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has commended the Federal Government of Nigeria for releasing N10 billion for the commencement of the implementation of the Great Green Wall (GGW) project. Minister of Environment, Hajiya Hadiza  Mailafia, disclosed recently at the National Conference on Environment in Makurdi, Benue State, that the Federal Government had made a commitment of N10 billion towards the implementation ...

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