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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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NCF calls for concerted effort to preserve environment

Izoma Asiodu

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 called for a concerted effort toward the protection of the environment and the conservation of nature. The foundation made the call at its 31st Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Lagos. Welcome participants, Chief Philip Asiodu, President, Board of Trustees of NCF, said that the foundation had identified the need to ...

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Climate change effects more dangerous than COVID-19 – Minister

Climate change, if not addressed, will make COVID-19 pandemic a child’s play, the Minister of Environment, Dr Mohammad  Abubakar, has warned. Minister of Environment, Dr Mohammad Abubakar (middle, in blue), with directors and officials of NCF during the visit At a one-day tour of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) in  Lagos on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, Abubakar called on Nigerians to ...

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NCF raises voice for conservation on Vulture Awareness Day

Vultures

As the need to promote conservation message becomes more important in the face of the world battling the effect of COVID-19, and in order to prevent another pandemic through zoonotic disease, international and local groups have embarked on vulture conservation awareness campaign in Africa. Vultures The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), on its part, commemorated the International Vulture Awareness Day (IVAD) ...

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ECOWAS Regional Consultation urges protection of Africa’s ‘irreplaceable’ biodiversity

Deforestation

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Regional Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Consultation on Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework held recently has said that threatened biodiversity from the West and Central Africa regions that form an irreplaceable part of humanity’s natural heritage must be protected for generations to come. According to Dr Mohammed Abubakar, deforestation across the West African ...

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