Monday, 21 June, 2021

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Tag: CONSERVATION


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 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…


As the world gets set for the 2021 Climate Change summit later this year, host City Glasgow is determined to plant at least 18 million trees within a decade. This project – tagged Clyde Climate Forest – will serve as 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…


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…


For the global biodiversity to be preserved, humanity must make peace with nature. Amina Mohammed, the Under Secretary for the United Nations made this plea in her message commemorating the 2021 International Day of Biodiversity. International Biodiversity Day is held Read more…


At last, the globe will celebrate International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) 2021. The theme for this year’s celebration is: “We’re part of the solution.” Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, Executive Secretary of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity, said the slogan Read more…


There were 44 VIIRS fire alerts witnessed in Akampa forest, located in Cross River state, Nigeria in one year. According to Global Forest Watch (GFW), the fires were reported between 23rd of March 2020 and 15th of March 2021 considering high confidence alerts only. This is high compared to previous Read more…


The European Union (EU) Court of Justice has banned the trapping of songbirds across the continent – especially in France. The injuries suffered by the birds were acknowledged by the EU Court of Justice, which argued that the captured birds can Read more…


The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has commended U.S president Joe Biden for his strong determintion to protect/conserve lands and water bodies. The WCS was reacting to the executive order issued by Biden last week that outlined his administration’s vlimate change Read more…