NCF will miss Aminu-Kano’s leadership qualities – New D-G

By Fabian Ekeruche The newly appointed Director-General (D-G) of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Dr Joseph Onoja, says his predecessor, Dr Muhtari Aminu-Kano, will be greatly missed for his leadership qualities. Onoja said this in an interview on the sidelines…

AAPN advocates for Banning of Toxic Pesticides; Calls for Appropriate Legislation

This was contained in a communique issued after a one-day documentary screening and panel discussion on pesticide double standards and improving pesticide regulation in Nigeria. Anchored by The Alliance for Action on Pesticide in Nigeria (AAPN) and Trade Network Initiative…

Dr Aminu-Kano bows out of NCF

To leave Mid-August As Dr Onoja is tapped to take over The foremost Environmental NGO in Nigeria, the Nigerian Conservation Foundation, has announced the imminent departure from the foundation, in mid August 2022, of Dr. Muhtari Aminu-Kano, the Director-General after…

Barbados Resists Climate Colonialism in an Effort to Survive the Costs of Global Warming

by Abrahm Lustgarten Across the Caribbean, soaring national debt is a hidden but decisive aspect of the climate crisis, hobbling countries’ ability to protect themselves from disaster. One island’s leader is fighting to find a way out. Late on May 31,…

African nations meet on ‘critical’ nature conservation

Delegates from across Africa launched Monday in Rwanda the first continent-wide gathering about the role of protected areas in ensuring the future of our planet. The IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) is being held just a few months before…

Why Nigerian Youths Are Calling For Urgent Implementation Of Climate Act

Climate change is one of the defining issues of our age. Nigeria is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change and this situation calls for an urgent action to reduce the impact of climate change and ensure that…

BirdLife, AFR100 champion move to restore degraded forests across Africa

BirdLife Partners and other NGOs in Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Nigeria, and Rwanda are amongst the Top 100 Restoration Projects funded by TerraFund for AFR100, which recently announced its cohort of 100 local innovators and enterprises in 27 countries to deliver pioneering…

Human behaviour critical to environmental conservation, preservation – Chevron

By Fabian Ekeruche The Managing Director, Chevron Nigeria Ltd., Mr Richard Kennedy, says that human behaviour is critical to the preservation and conservation of the environment for a better future. Kennedy said this at the 20th edition of Chief Lawal…

Its time for the youths to stand up and save nature- NCF, Participants at 20th Chief S.L Edu Memorial Lecture
“It is up to the youths to start acting to save the earth. However, our responsibility as conservationists is to educate and make children aware of the nature from childhood so they grow with an affiliation to the earth". And…
NCF Engage Stakeholders on Sustainable Land Uses to Protect Kainji Lake National Park

The decline of species within protected areas have prompted the need to pursue species conservation and protection with the consideration of both the protected areas and the surrounding communities. This informed the decision of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) to…

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