U.S.-based donors move to save Cross River gorillas, donate N4m equipment
In a bid to save Africa’s most threatened apes, the Cross River gorillas, some United States (U.S.) based donors have donated field equipment worth over N4 million and 10 motorcycles to the National Parks Service (NPS).
FG, UAE to re-introduce extinct species
The Federal government has concluded arrangements for the re-introduction of extinct species of animals, plants and birds, which have vanished in the country.
‘Forestry ordinances, edicts are not enforced’
The Director General of National Park Services, NPS, Ibrahim Goni has expressed dismay over the way and manner forestry ordinances and edicts are not enforced in the country.
FG mulls genebank for conserving plant diversity
The Federal Government has concluded arrangement to make use of seven national parks to serve as genebank for genetic resources conservation.
National Park trains 2,000 students on ecotourism
The National Park Service (NPS) has empowered over 2,000 students to study natural sciences in tertiary institutions across the country. The Conservator General of NPS, Ibrahim Goni stated at the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), with Federal University Wukari, Taraba State. He said the students would soon be serving as field laboratory officers.…
Federal government to list four parks in IUCN conservation scheme
Four national parks are to be listed in the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas (GLPCA).The programme improves the contribution that equitably governed and effectively managed protected areas make to sustainable development through the conservation ....