Category Archives: Environment

New Strategies Developed To Conserve Central African Great Apes

African Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) within the Central Africa Sub-Region, involved in the conservation of Great Apes, have come up with some key strategies that will foster great apes conservation within the Sub-Region.  These strategies include but not limited to building the capacity of these NGOs on Great Apes data collection, fundraising and the reconstitution of […]

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Plastics Dilemma in Cameroon Four Years After Ban

There seem to have been a cold war between agents of the Ministry of Environment, Protection of Nature and Sustainable Development (MINEPDED) and dealers in plastics below 61 microns ever since April 24, 2014 when the Cameroon Government placed a ban on the production, importation and sale of non-biodegradable plastics in the country. In what […]

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Bamenda-Mamfe-Ekok Road Depleting Biodiversity in Southwest

There is an old adage, which says, “Where a road passes, development follows.” Though this sounds very appropriate for the very survival of human beings, it is unfortunately detrimental to natural resources, especially in areas rich in biodiversity. This is the case with the Bamenda-Mamfe-Ekok road stretch, constructed with the objective of contributing to increased […]

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Kumba Cautioned Against Unsustainable Activities At Lake Barombi

The population of Kumba, Meme Division of Southwest Cameroon, have been reprimanded to shun activities that contribute to the depletion of Lake Barombi. Southwest Regional Delegates of Environment, Protection of Nature and Sustainable Development, Tourism and Leisure and Arts and Culture made the call, Monday May 22, 2017, while celebrating the 25th world biodiversity day. […]

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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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