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18 Nov
To meet food demand of Nigeria and make sources of cheaper and healthier protein available while tackling malnutrition, a produce processing and exporting firm, Agricorp International
2 Nov 2020
With the dwindling population of migratory birds, the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has called for their protection. The group also advised the Federal Government to promote eco-tourism through bird watching. NCF technical lead, Dr. Joseph Onoja, made the call during the virtual commemoration of the World Migratory Birds Day organised by the Foundation in Lagos.…
6 Sep 2020
As Community, Stakeholders Seek Consistent Policy To Sustain Project After 34 years of abandonment, redundancy, and perceived reckless abuse of public funds, the Songhai Integrated Farm Project in Kpong Community, Khana Local Council Area of Rivers State, has finally come back to life.    The rejuvenation of the farm, courtesy of the Niger Delta Basin Development Authority (NDBDA), has not only signaled…
21 May 2020
Youths in the Ogun State Broiler project have sold 54,000 broiler birds in an off-taking arrangement. The youth, numbering 54, were the beneficiaries of the project
21 Apr 2020
Betsy Ross from California has earned the praises and admiration of many for hatching a cracked duck egg she found in the park by carrying it in her bra for over a month. The California woman who is an independent contractor from Visalia incubated the egg in her bra for 35 days. She reportedly was walking…
20 May 2019
Conservationists worldwide are calling for urgent action to stop plastic pollution by highlighting its negative effects on seabirds and other migratory birds. A new research has revealed that plastic pollution poses serious health risks to wildlife globally, affecting a wide range of species including whales, turtles, fish and birds.   The research was releaed on…
16 Jan 2019
Animals living in cities may be more likely to get cancer - just like humans, a study suggests.Light, chemical and noise pollution, food high in sugars, and viruses have all been found to increase the chances of humans getting cancer.
8 Dec 2018
Concern and heightened awareness for the environment has reached its tipping point and has flowed into mainstream gardening with crashing speed, we have come to a point in time when gardeners want their landscapes to benefit the environment, not pose a potential threat to it. So, having mountains of refuse dominating the city space is…
27 Oct 2016
Nearly three-fifths of all animals with a backbone -- fish, birds, amphibians, reptiles and mammals -- have been wiped out since 1970 by human appetites and activity, according to a grim study released Thursday.
2 Aug 2016
Avocado contains a toxin called persin, a fungicidal toxin present in the avocado. It is generally harmless to humans, but when consumed by domestic animals in large quantities it is dangerous. Persin is also an oil-soluble compound, structurally similar to a fatty acid, and it leaches into the body of the avocado fruit from the…

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