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Beyond borders: Urgent action needed to save migratory birds

Alex Ngari

Around the world, migratory birds provide immeasurable value to the environment. From pollination, to controlling pests, to food sources for other wildlife species, migratory birds accord many benefits to nature and people. Many migratory species form a must-see-list of many birdwatchers with avitourism contributing billions of dollars per year to national economies. Alex Ngari Every year, the world celebrates World ...

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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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Migratory Bird Day: How birds connect the world

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The World Migratory Bird Day 2020 will be celebrated by people across the world on Saturday, October 10 with the theme “Birds Connect Our World”. Migratory birds The theme, it was gathered, highlights the importance of conserving and restoring the ecological connectivity and integrity of ecosystems that support the natural movements of migratory birds and that are essential for their ...

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Migratory Bird Day: Groups seek awareness on migratory birds’ key role

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In commemoration of World Migratory Bird Day 2020 observed on Saturday, May 9, the Climate and Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet) in collaboration with the Nigerian Civil Society Framework on Paris Agreement and the SDGs (NCSFPAS) has called for increased awareness on the important role migratory birds play as a vital part of healthy ecosystems, nature conservation and environmental management. Migratory ...

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World Migratory Bird Day: Bird conservation crucial to mankind’s future

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The World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) 2017 was observed across the world on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. The theme for the WMBD is: “Their future is our future – A healthy planet for migratory birds and people.” The theme for the year throws light on the topic of Sustainable Development for Wildlife and People. Indeed, the WMBD 2017 highlights the ...

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