Monday, 06 February, 2023

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Tag: CONSERVATION


The Brazilian President Lula da Silva has approved a massive clampdown on violators of the Amazon forest. To this end, the Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA) has launched anti-illegal logging raids in the states of Roraima, Read more…


The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) is set to host the 20th Chief S.L. Edu Memorial Lecture. This is Nigeria’s biggest environmental policy and advocacy lecture organized by the Nigerian Conservation Foundation in memory of its founder Chief S.L. Edu. The Read more…


The Edo state government says it is partnering the Royal Wood Company Nigeria Ltd. to plant 10 million trees in the next 10 years. Speaking in Benin, the state commissioner for Environment and Sustainability, Jonathan Lawani, said the partnership was Read more…


The rising cases of COVID-19 infections has forced the relocation of the UN biodiversity summit from China to Canada. With China in the Chair as President, the 15th Conference of Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity will reconvene Read more…


Africa’s forest reserves are under severe threat from the massive demand for rubber from Europe. Giulia Bondi, Global Witness’ senior forests campaigner, says European-funded industrial rubber plantations play a big role in mass deforestation in West and Central Africa. The Read more…


On April 22, Team members at Weston Bend State Park in Missouri will celebrate this year’s Earth Day. The general public can flock to the Park from 3-5 p.m. Friday, April 22 and get the “dirt” on earth! Participants can Read more…


The quest to expand Nigeria’s its green areas is on course. That is because the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) plans to create 10 additional reserves. This is part of its Green Recovery Nigeria Project. Folake Salawu, Coordinator, NCF Green Recovery Read more…


United States President Joe Biden says hunting and fishing have instilled respect for long-cherished natural resources and American ethic of conservation. Biden made the remark when he declared September 25 as the national hinting and fishing day. He stated that 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 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…