The Comptroller-General of Customs’ (CGC) Strike Force, Team A, has decried the continuous degradation of Nigeria's forest and illegal extinction and exporting of wild life by foreigners from the Middle East.
Nigeria has some of the most captivating wildlife on the planet but where can you see the best of the country’s creatures? Here are five locations that any wildlife enthusiasts should have on their lists of places to visit. Ogba Zoo and Nature Park This gorgeous state-owned zoological park, located in Benin City, was established…
18 Jan 2021
Nigeria's Conservationists have expressed concerns that the growing appetite for bushmeat among urban residents in Nigeria and surrounding countries threatens the wildlife population and increases the risk of zoonotic disease transmission. They called for the implementation of demand reduction and education campaigns on wildlife conservation, improving the communication of wildlife laws, strengthening law enforcement, providing…
14 Jun 2020
As animal or plant to man diseases, such as Ebola, bird flu, Lassa Fever, Coronavirus and others, continue to threaten humanity, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
6 Apr 2020
In a move to boost wildlife management and conservation, Imo authorities have announced plans to turn its zoological garden and wildlife park to an international ecotourism
4 Apr 2020
A delicate remote control operation to remove a tracking collar from a tiger on an epic 13-month trek through India has been carried out to avoid the device choking the animal.
23 Mar 2020
Scientists suggest that degraded habitats may encourage more rapid evolutionary processes and diversification of diseases, as pathogens spread easily to livestock and humans.
14 Feb 2020
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called for a concerted effort by stakeholders for the conservation of wildlife, insisting that their existence is very important to the survival of nature.
27 Sep 2019
Britain's Prince Harry on Friday walked through a cleared minefield in Angola, tracing his late mother's footsteps to draw attention to a country that remains plagued by land mines.
23 Sep 2019
Conservationists have called on Nigerians to shun activities that could escalate the extinction of wildlife and biodiversity from their ecosystem as well as threaten human existence.
20 Sep 2019
Nigerian scientists and wildlife professionals have called on the government, the private sector investors and ecotourism entrepreneurs to explore untapped opportunities in the wildlife subsector for national development, recreational and tourism promotion.
2 Sep 2019
The 169 Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), including Nigeria have adopted decisions and resolutions advancing the conservation and sustainable use of wildlife across the globe.