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Wildlife: NCF advocates smart agriculture method, advises against bush burning

Bush burning

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says  a smarter agriculture practice devoid of bush burning will promote and improve the ecosystem and  biodiversity of the country. Bush burning Mr Solomon Adefolu and Mr Mohammed Boyi, both NCF Lead, Climate Change Programme Officers, made the assertion in an interview in Lagos on Thursday, March 4, 2021. They spoke on the sideline of ...

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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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World Pangolin Day: NCF, LUFASI, others to promote Pangolin conservation

Pangolin Day

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Lagos Urban Forest Animal Sanctuary Initiative (LUFASI) and Saint Marks Animal Rescue Foundation (SMARF) have stressed the need to protect, preserve mammals like pangolins, from extinction. L-R: An environmentalist, Desmond Majekodunmi; Director-General and CEO of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation, Dr Muhtari aminu-Kano; Associate Professor, Parasitology/Ecology and Environmental Biology Unit, Department of Zoology, University of Ibadan, ...

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Govt seeks stakeholders’ collaboration in addressing wetlands degradation

Mohammad Abubakar

The Federal Government on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 called on relevant stakeholders to collaborate with it to address wetlands degradation in the country. Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar The Minister of Environment, Dr Mohammad Abubakar, made the call during a virtual meeting organised by the ministry in collaboration with Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) to mark the 2021 World Wetlands ...

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Oando, NCF empower teachers, others in environmental sustainability

NCF Training

The Oando Foundation of Nigeria, Sumitomo Chemical of China with the technical support of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) recently built the capacity of some public primary school teachers in Lagos State on recycling and environmental sustainability at a forum themed: “Upcycling and composting in schools and communities”.  Participants at the training The workshop, held on January 21, 25 and ...

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OANDO, NCF to take plastic recycling training to Lagos schools, communities

Muhtari Aminu-Kano

Seven public primary schools and their host communities in Lagos State are to undergo plastic recycling and waste management training initiated by the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) and its partners. Director-General, Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Dr Muhtari Aminu-Kano A statement by the NCF’s Spokesman, Mr Oladapo Soneye, on Monday, December 13, 2020 said the training would encourage  adoption of eco-conscious lifestyles ...

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NCF names Tito Da Fire, Mariam Longe as Save Vulture Ambassadors

Vultures

The  Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has  named two celebrities, Tito Da Fire and Mariam Longe as “Save Vulture Ambassadors’’. Vultures The ambassadorial position was given to the duo in Lagos on Thursday, December 3, 2020 in recognition of their advocacy for the protection of vultures. While handing over the symbolic plaque of recognition to the duo, the Director-General of NCF, Dr ...

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Vultures and environment: Myths, benefits and threat

Vultures

Environmentalists note that although vultures are viewed with disdain – dirty, ugly and unhygienic birds – they play fundamental roles in protecting the environment by scavenging activities. Vultures Underscoring the importance of vultures, the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) observed the International Vulture Awareness Day recently, describing vultures as environmental sanitary officers with a clean-up service. Dr. Joseph Onoja, the Director ...

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Eco-tourism holds potential for Nigeria’s greatness, says NCF

Joseph Onoja

Technical Lead at the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Dr Joseph Onoja, on Saturday, October 10, 2020 said that eco-tourism had the potential to transform the nation’s economy for good. Dr. Joseph Onoja Onoja made the assertion at a zoom meeting to mark the World Migratory Bird Day in Lagos. Theme of the 2020 World Migratory Bird Day is “Birds Connect ...

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Unizik, NCF to plant 20,000 trees in Anambra

Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka

The Nnamdi Azikiwe University (Unizik), Awka, and the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) are to partner in the planting of more than 20,000 trees in Anambra State.  Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka, Anambra State The forestation programme is aimed at protecting the Nigerian environment and restoring forest richness and sustainable utilisation within the university campus. The programme, to be executed in the ...

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