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Eating wild meat significantly increases zoonotic diseases risk – UN report

The domestic consumption of meat from wild animals has significant impacts on most species protected under the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species...

World Zoonoses Day: Alliance aims to reduce health risks in wildlife trade

Almost three million people die every year from diseases that spread from animals to humans - so-called zoonoses. These include AIDS, Ebola, but also the...

Govt asked to educate Nigerians against illegal bushmeat trade, consumption

WildAid, a non-profit organisation saddled with the responsibility of ending illegal wildlife trade, has asked the Federal Government of Nigeria to educate its citizenry...

Bushmeat consumption can endanger wildlife preservation, says WildAid

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), WildAid, has advised against indiscriminate consumption of bushmeat to avert the extinction of some animals. Mr Linus Unah, West Africa representative,...

COVID-19: Partnership urges science-based approach to wildlife management

The Collaborative Partnership on Sustainable Wildlife Management (CPW) has called for a pragmatic, factual and science-based approach to the wildlife management challenges that have...

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...

Conservationist wants COVID-19 campaign included in wildlife consumption awareness

The Conservator-General,  National Park Service, Dr Ibrahim Goni, on Friday, June 5, 2020 said campaign on COVID-19 prevention should include awareness on the likely...

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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

A WWF report reveals that - at a time of global food insecurity - half of the UK's wheat...

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AMAC launches SEACAP project to address climate change impacts

Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) in the Federal Capital...

How to tackle 28m housing deficit in Nigeria – International Human Rights Commission

The International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) says it is...