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AstraZeneca to plant 120,000 trees to reforest Kenyan community

A collaboration involving biopharmaceutical company, AstraZeneca, and Global EverGreening Alliance intends to restore degraded agricultural and forest lands through the planting of 120,000 trees in...

Cameroon to restore 12m hectares of forest in Congo Basin

Cameroon has committed to restoring over 12 million hectares of deforested and degraded land by 2030 as part of the Bonn Challenge initiative. The...

Africa’s Great Green Wall stars at Olympic opening ceremony

The history of the Olympic Games is one of chasing impossible dreams and stretching the limits of human ambition. Thus, it was fitting that,...

Indian village plants 111 trees every time a girl is born

Every culture has its own traditions surrounding the birth of a child. While we celebrate newborn girls by sending pink dresses and dolls, in...

How deforestation intensifies harmattan – Ako Amadi

Ako Amadi, Head of Community Conservation and Development Initiatives (CCDI), in a recent chat with Augustina Ogbonna-Armstrong, sheds some light on the relationship between...

Ogun to plant 1.5 million tree seedlings

The Ogun State Government has reiterated the importance of planting trees in the society, saying that, aside of its contribution to socio-economic development, it...

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...

IUCN hosts second Great Green Wall e-forum

From July 15th to August 11th, 2013, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) organised a first E-Forum with the objective of strengthening the...

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NCF, IUCN explore measures to rescue Nigeria’s last wildcats

As human-wildlife conflicts, poaching, illegal grazing, and logging persists, and endangered species are left at the brink of extirpation...
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Vandalism suspected as oil leakage at Rivers OML confirmed

The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) has confirmed an oil wellhead leak at Oil Mining Lease...

LAWMA expresses commitment to cleaner environment

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has assured residents of firm commitment to a cleaner environment . The Managing Director/...

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NCF, IUCN explore measures to rescue Nigeria’s last wildcats

As human-wildlife conflicts, poaching, illegal grazing, and logging persists,...

Vandalism suspected as oil leakage at Rivers OML confirmed

The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA)...