Monday, 21 June, 2021

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Category: Conservation


The African Island nation of Madagascar has suffered its worst drought in decades. It has left over 1.5 million Madagascans hungry and in need. This is double the figure at the same time last year and the crisis is mounting. Read more…


Nigeria has promised to tackle environmental degradation and biodiversity loss resulting from deforestation, desertification, land and ecosystem degradation. Mohammad Abubakar, Minister of Environment, restated government’ s commitment to dealing with the problems, during the 2021 World Environment Day celebration in Read more…


The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and UN Environment Programme’s (UNEP)have called for the restoration of at least one billion degraded hectares of land by 2030. They said this must also be matched by a similar commitment to the oceans, Read more…


The Kaduna state government in Northern Nigeria has pledged to plant 1.2 million trees within the year in an effort to tackle climate change. Ibrahim Husseini, Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, stated this while inaugurating a tree planting campaign Read more…


The first digital conference on Africa’s drylands has commenced. It is being organized by the Global Landscapes Foundation (GLF) Africa. The theme for this year is: RESTORING AFRICA’S DRYLANDS – ACCELERATING ACTION ON THE GROUND. This conference is being held Read more…


The European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) has contributed €4.1 million to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)’s desert locust control programme in Ethiopia. This has enabled FAO to lease two fixed-wing aircraft and two helicopters and procure Read more…


Food beverage giant Nestle has thrown its support behind the European Union’s efforts at combating deforestation. The initiative is aimed at increasing supply chain transparency and traceability for commodities that may be linked to deforestation. The action plan supports measures Read more…


African nations have been urged to protect their biodiversity because their economies are embedded within nature and are not external to it. Professor Dasgupta, Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus of Economics at University of Cambridge, made this revelation through a U.K. Read more…


The Brazilian government has finally admitted what many activists and scientists have been saying – The deforestation of the Amazon has worsened in month. Vice President Hamilton Mourao admitted this fact while speaking with reporters in the country. Mourao also Read more…


The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has received support in the area of capacity building to enable the wholesale reform of the country’s wildlife policy. To this end, as intensive workshop which serves as an integral step in the KWS Law Read more…