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Pangolin trade probe exposes legal loopholes, says report

The Environmental Investigative Agency (EIA) says legal loopholes in wildlife trade between Uganda and China could facilitate an illicit shadow trade in the scales...

Illegal pangolin trade: What’s right, what’s missing and what’s next?

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has, in recent years, become more visible in the course of environmental protection through its demeanor against trans-boundary wildlife...

U.K. envoy, NCF, others advocate protection of Pangolins

Speakers at an event marking the World Pangolin Day (WPD), on Sunday, February 21, 2021 in Lagos advocated the protection of Pangolins to prevent...

Pangolins: Experts call for stringent penalties against wildlife poaching, trading

Some wildlife experts on Friday, February 19, 2021 expressed concern over the illegal poaching of Pangolins and called for enforcement of laws and stringent...

Bats, pangolins not animal reservoir of COVID-19, infections existed outside Wuhan’s market in December 2019 – Chinese expert

Bats and pangolins are certainly not the animal reservoir of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), since the coronaviruses identified in these species are not sufficiently similar...

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...

225 smuggled pangolins tracked down in Indonesia

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Govts urged to impose restrictions on pangolins trade

Environmentalists have urged governments attending a global wildlife conference in South Africa this month to impose maximum restrictions on the trade of endangered pangolins, a...

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Fadina decorated as Best Female Mediator

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Govt urged to halt IOC divestments until degraded Niger Delta environments are fully restored

The Nigerian government has been told to halt the divestments by international oil companies (IOCs) operating in the Niger...

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Fadina decorated as Best Female Mediator

Mrs Adejoke Fadina has emerged the Best Female Mediator...

Govt urged to halt IOC divestments until degraded Niger Delta environments are fully restored

The Nigerian government has been told to halt the...