Category Archives: Cameroon

Kimbi Fungom National Park, Prospective Category 1 Protected Area

After evolving from Fungom Native Authority Forest Reserve in 1932 and Kimbi River Game Reserve in 1964, this biodiversity hotspot, which was last February 2015 christened the        Kimbi-Fungom National Park is en route to becoming a Category 1 protected area. By B. Shancho Ndimuh Created as category 2 protected area with a surface of 95,380, […]

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Anecdote: Kumba, Green City Indeed

My grandmother’s story about the work of sanitary workers back in the days has become monotonous. But what can I do about it when this story surfaces each time she comes across a pool of stagnant water or a pile of dirt, which is unfortunately common place in my community. Walking along the streets of […]

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Exigent Actions Needed To Save Frogs in Cameroon

The President and Chief Executive Officer of the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF), Louis Nkembi, has underscored the need for drastic actions to be taken to save frog species in Cameroon. By Yanick Fonki & Melvis Takang Speaking Saturday April 29, 2017, on the occasion of the 9th edition of the World Amphibians Day, […]

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AFCON 2016 Hosting, Curse or Blessing?

While some are happy given the development inclination of hosting the Female African Cup of Nations, others say it has only come to compound their daily struggles in life. By Queen Achingale Anyifuet According to a technician at one of the construction sitesin Buea, Mr. Clovis T, hosting the competition has met with his development […]

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U.S. Puts Seven Bee Types on Endangered Species List for First Time

Reports say the United States of America has historically added seven types of bees to the federal list of endangered and threatened species, according to U.S. wildlife managers. The listing decision, published on Friday in the Federal Register, classifies seven varieties of yellow-faced or masked bees as endangered, due to such factors as habitat loss, […]

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