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Deforestation in Nigeria (Google Alert / allAfrica)

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Nigeria: Rich in Oil, Dependent On Firewood

Inter Press Service (Johannesburg)

23 July 2007
Posted to the web 23 July 2007… 733 more words


Fuel Wood and Desertification

Fuel Wood Consumption and Desertification in Nigeria

by Audu, E.B.

Government Secondary School, Lugbe, Along Umaru Musa Yar’adua Way, Abuja – FCT, Nigeria.


Uncontrolled population explosion especially in the developing countries, the need and struggle for survival as well as the quest for more comfort are the major causes of environmental resources depletion in the world with particular reference to Nigeria. 182 more words


Who are the smugglers bringing people to Europe?

Over the past year, as the EU migration crisis continued to play out, I’ve had the great privilege to curate a series of research which took a close look at human smugglers themselves: who they are; how they came to be doing what they do; what they think about their work, and what it would take for them to stop facilitating the relentless movement of people. 762 more words


RCAF provides airlift support to French military in West Africa and Sahel region

The Canadian military conducted its first flight under Operation FREQUENCE, providing airlift support to France’s operations in West Africa and the Sahel region.

A RCAF C-17 transported personnel and equipment from France to West Africa and the Sahel region on Nov. 38 more words

Defence Watch

A Line in the Sand

Desertification is the process by which fertile land becomes desert, typically as a result of drought, deforestation, or inappropriate agriculture and in parts of the world it is happening at an alarming rate. 296 more words


"dear people..."

This is for someone who asked me to tell him something pretty: “Otters hold hands while they sleep so they don’t float away from one another”…. 1,722 more words

To upscale climate-smart agriculture

Photo credit: Agroforestry World

A smallholder farm in Tanzania. Photo: World Agroforestry Centre/Todd Rosenstock

Connecting research, practice and policy to upscale climate-smart agriculture

BY SUSAN ONYANGO… 429 more words