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Tag: wildlife conservation


The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) and WildAid organisation on Thursday resolved to work together to promote effective awareness on wildlife conservation in Nigeria. Aliyu Jauro, the Director-General of the agency, made this known when the WildAid Read more…


Residents of the U.S state of Alaska are all agog as they celebrate the annual Fat Bear Week. The event serves as preparation for winter hibernation.  During the contest, residents vote to decide which bear is the fattest of the Read more…


Wild elephants, hippopotamus and other forest reserves in Andoni Local government of Rivers state, Southern Nigeria, have been declared endangered species. Erastus Awortu, Chairman, Andoni local government area, made the declaration at Ngo during a strategic stakeholder meeting with Community Read more…


Massive poaching of ivory and habitat loss has seen the number of Nigerian Elephants shrink to less than 400. This startling disclosure was made by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). Country Director, WCS, Andrew Dunn, said unless urgent action was 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…


All is now set for Britain to enact a new law that would make animals sentient that would ensure a massive clampdown on animal cruelty and wildlife trade. Once it becomes operational, the new law would ban the trade in Read more…


There are fears that the decline in global wildlife in 2020 might be reversed this year. This is because the reduction in the COVID-19 pandemic – that slowed down poaching activities – might spur bounty hunters to return. This is Read more…


A new study reveals that the continuous shrinking of the Congo basin could leave elephants at risk of starvation. According to research journal Science, rising temperatures have led to a drop in tree fruit production between 1986 and 2018. The Read more…


Following the outbreak of Ebola virus in Nigeria in 2014, health and environmental experts hghlighted the dangers of bushmeat consumption and its possible link to the virus. Since then the desirability or otherwise of bushmeat has been a public debate. Read more…


Kenya lost 68% of its wildlife in 40 years. To arrest this trend, it needs to strengthen natural resource accounting as well as monitoring in order to capture the full contribution of the wildlife economy and to inform policy making Read more…