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Five species of Nigerian vulture risk extinction, says NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says five out of the seven species of vulture found in the country are at risk of extinction. Mr Mohammed...

BirdLife inaugurates conservation forum to address Africa’s vulture crisis

BirdLife Africa on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 launched the Vulture Conservation Forum, a platform of its network of partners and collaborators from more than...

Declining vulture populations should be a wakeup call

Every year the world marks the International Vulture Awareness Day (IVAD) in September, to raise awareness about vultures. However, the picture is not rosy...

Foundation worried at decline of vulture species

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has expressed worry at the decline of the vulture species in West Africa. Director-General of the foundation, Dr Muhtari Aminu-Kano,...

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

The  Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has  named two celebrities, Tito Da Fire and Mariam Longe as “Save Vulture Ambassadors’’. The ambassadorial position was given to...

Vultures and environment: Myths, benefits and threat

Environmentalists note that although vultures are viewed with disdain – dirty, ugly and unhygienic birds – they play fundamental roles in protecting the environment...

Vulture: An unsung hero of the environment

The advent and rise in zoonotic diseases such as Ebola, Monkey-pox and Avian influenza and now the novel Coronavieus has inspired scientists to probe...

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...

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AMAC launches SEACAP project to address climate change impacts

Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) in the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, launched its Sustainable Energy...
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How to tackle 28m housing deficit in Nigeria – International Human Rights Commission

The International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) says it is in partnership with the federal government to tackle the country’s...

UK urged to transform farmland to boost food resilience, tackle nature crisis

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AMAC launches SEACAP project to address climate change impacts

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